Bacova Guild Promotes Three Executives
February 12, 2014,
Top-to-bottom: Dave Woods, Kathy Fowlkes, Rick Lewis
COVINGTON, Va.-Bacova Guild, the producer of printed accent rugs and floor mats and bathroom ensembles, has promoted three members of its management team to the vice presidential level.
Dave Woods is now vice president of operations, Kathy Fowlkes vice president of marketing and design, and Rick Lewis vice president of sales. All three report to Phillip Essig, president and CEO.
Fowlkes has more than 33 years of experience in the fashion and design and home accessories industries, the last nine with Bacova as design director and business manager - bath accessories. She previously held management positions with Burlington Industries and J.C. Penney.
Lewis has more than 38 years of experience in the home textiles industry, including nine years as Bacova's national sales manager. He previously served as division vice president with Fieldcrest Cannon and as national sales manager for Hillcrest and East Asia Textile Ltd., as well as having owned his own product sourcing company.
Other Articles By Author
Patti Carpenter Talks Color and its Importance in the Home
HFN's DIGITAL EDITION
COVER STORY: Sharpening the Focus on Millennials
Find out what makes Millennials tick when it comes to home decorating, shopping and at-home entertaining with HFN's annual consumer study. Turns out, Millennials favor the in-store shopping experience.
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE:
- Power of the People - Crowdfunding campaigns provide needed capital, feedback for home and housewares product launches.
- Omnichannel Retailing: Visual Search Takes Off - Learn how voice and visual search are revolutionizing product discovery.