Stein World taps Rick Stroud as Eastern sales VP
Furniture Today Staff -- Furniture Today, January 7, 2014
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Accent furniture manufacturer Stein World has named industry veteran Rick Stroud vice president of sales for the Eastern region.
He reports to David Kuehneman, senior vice president of sales. He began working at Stein World on Dec. 31, having replaced Ellen Cipolla, who left the company during the third quarter of 2013.
Stroud, who most recently was vice president of sales at Thomasville Furniture, has more than 25 years of management experience in retail and wholesale furniture.
"We are proud to have someone of Rick's caliber join our team," said Kuehneman. "He has relationships with the majority of our Eastern-based accounts and he brings a proven record of profitable sales growth."
Stroud also has worked in sales management at companies including Hekman, Royal Patina and Pennsylvania House.
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