From Home Furnishing Business
R.E.S.T Announces 3 Additions to Sales and Service Teams
Ryan King is the director of business development and works closely with CEO Paris Fealy to design and implement organizational strategies to capture new opportunities for the rapid growing company. King is involved in operations and marketing to grow existing partnerships. His bedding industry experience and accomplishments include becoming the first Million Dollar Writer at Mattress Firm from the Carolina Coast territory and an honoree in the Home Furnishings Business 2018 Class of Forty Under 40. He previously worked with Ergomotion, Spring Air and AW Industries.
Lori Harshman brings 25 years sales and training experience to her role as director of client relations. She manages key accounts and supports business development by ensuring the highest level of service. Prior to R.E.S.T., she served in various roles including retail sales and store management, training and territory sales management at Serta/Sleepwell, Mattress Firm, Mattress Matters and Select Comfort. She has experience at all levels of distribution in the bedding industry, making her a valuable resource to develop products and programs, create impactful marketing strategies and provide custom solutions for retail partners.
Chris Griggs is director of sales for the western region. He has 15 years in the mattress business in retail and manufacturing, including responsibilities in store management, training development and implementation, and key account sales management for Ergomotion and Mattress Giant. Most recently, he founded and launched The Pillow Club and has a patent pending on the company’s flagship product.
“The team is only as strong as the individuals, and I am proud to have Lori, Ryan and Chris, who are exemplary individuals and respected professionals in our industry, to build the kind of company that believes foremost in the integrity of our personal service and products,” said Fealy.