People on the Move

Lisa Casinger, Staff Staff, January 14, 2002


Boston Warehouse NORWOOD, Mass. —Larry Traverso has been named senior product manager at wholesaler Boston Warehouse and will spearhead the new doormat and natural floor decor division.

He was president of American Home, and before that president of Import Specialists.

Robb & Stucky

FORT MYERS, Fla. —Lynn Cheever has been promoted to the new post of human resources coordinator at retailer Robb & Stucky's headquarters here. She was human resources assistant. She reports to Sharon Dill, director of human resources. Cheever joined the company in 1992.

Mary Kay McClary has been promoted to supervisor of accounts payable, overseeing the accounts payable department, determining purchasing terms with buyers, overseeing bank and tax reconciliation and tracking fixed assets. McClary joined the chain in 1996.



ANAHEIM, Calif. — The California Furniture Manufacturers Assn. installed its 2002 board of directors at the group's annual meeting.

Larry Parnell of Oakwood Interiors was installed for another term as CFMA president.

Other directors include Tom Bass, Sandberg Furniture; Frank Cesare, Pacific Chair Co.; Mike Genrich, Blackhawk Furniture; Scott Haigh, Fairchild of California; Kurt Haines, Ashley Furniture; Kent Higashi, Alu-Mont Furniture; Ron Hoesterey , Royal Mattress; Richard Masters, Andreini & Co.; Ben Nielsen, Cambridge of California; Mark Popel, Creative Elegance; Merv Rabin, American West; Stan Rice, Commercial Interior Resources; and Gary Stafford, Terra Furniture.


DUBUQUE, Iowa —Robert E. Deignan, an attorney, has been appointed to the board of directors of upholstery producer Flexsteel Inds.

Deignan is a partner in Baker & McKenzie, an international legal firm, where he specializes in advising both U.S. and non-U.S. lenders and buyers in U.S. real estate. He was with the firm for 37 years and served on its executive committee and policy committee.


LINWOOD, Pa. —Julie Nixon Eisenhower has been elected to the board of directors of industry supplier Foamex.

Eisenhower is an editor, author of several books and public speaker. She serves on the board of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and is an advisor to the Nixon Center in Washington.

She also serves on the board of the Eisenhower Foundation at the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library.


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