Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Emily Boyst

Emily Boyst

Chairman
Senior Director of Licensing and Special Projects
Hooker Furnishings

Shelly Head

Tori Evans

President
Chief Revenue Officer
Semi Exact

Shelly Head

Cathy Valent

Vice President/President-elect
VP of Merchandising, Home Decorative Fabrics
Springs Creative

Shelly Head

Jessica Norby

Vice President
Senior Director of Sales
Caracole

Shelly Head

Shelly Head

Treasurer
Senior Credit & Accounts Receivable Manager
Liberty Furniture

Bonnie Wallace

Jenni Kimpel

Secretary
Senior Director, Final Mile Business Development
J.B. Hunt Transport

Vice Presidents / Committee Chairs

Jessica Smithson

Ashley Grigg

Marketing
VP of Strategic Growth/Partnerships
High Point Market Authority

Sydney Harris

Sydney Harris

Membership
Director of Organizational Development
Furnitureland South

René Johnston-Gingrich

Jenny Tinsley

Professional Development
Manager, Corporate Communications and ESG
Culp, Inc.

Carolyn Crowley

Bree Cassidy

Business Development
Marketing Coordinator
The Howard Elliott Collection

Cathy Valent

Katie Smarr

Events
Account Executive
Crypton

Paris Gholston

Paris Gholston

Scholarship
Customer Relations and Compliance Coordinator
Mattress Recycling Council

Lori Dolnick

Leah Kirkland

Technology
Vice President Business Development
R&A Marketing

Maria Killam

Lori Ellis

Connections
Home Furnishings Practice Leader
Pinnacle Search Partners, LLC

Victoria Valentinas

Mona Nigam

Emerging Leaders
Entrepreneur | Leadership Development

Madeline Brown

Anna Ferguson

Networking
President
Brakenridge Furniture Co., Inc.

Lorri Kelley

Lorri Kelley

Executive Advisory Council Liaison
President
Lorri Kelley Advisors

Staff

Amy Van Dorp

Amy Van Dorp

Executive Director
WithIt, Inc.

Cathy Smith

Cathy Smith

Development Director
WithIt, Inc.

Amy Miracle

Molly McNair

Operations Coordinator
WithIt, Inc.

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