Cory Home Delivery Expands, Hires Klein & Valleri
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Richard Klein and Carmen Valleri pictured above.
Cory Home Delivery, one of the largest and oldest specialized carriers in America, announced that it is growing again.
Newly appointed CEO Patrick Cory announced the company’s recent expansions, which include additions to its extensive roster of national furniture, appliance, and electronics retailers as well as additions to its sales and marketing team. Both follow fast on the heels of the company’s opening last year of multiple delivery centers forming a strategic network of major-market locations, combined with the addition of new services and technology.
New clients include Art Van Furniture in Michigan, FAMSA and Bob Mills Furniture in Texas, Ethan Allen Retail in Florida, and Wal-Mart in Puerto Rico. Newly onboard in the Northeast region are Grange Furniture in North Bergen and Ashley Furniture in Edison, New Jersey, as well as Mark’s Design Ethan Allen in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
Also new to Cory is the addition of Richard Klein as the director of sales and marketing and Carmen Valleri, as the Northeast sales representative. Both bring specific skill sets to their new positions. Richard Klein, a graduate of New York University with a degree in finance, holds an MBA in management and marketing from Fordham University, while Carmen Valleri is a veteran in the retail furniture industry.
“Richard and Carmen are each uniquely qualified and synergistic in what they do. Richard’s strong financial background gives weight to our sales program, and Carmen’s industry knowledge and ability to speak the language of retailers are strong assets.” says Patrick. “They’ve already hit the ground running.”
The new sales and marketing appointments underscore Cory’s quest for growth on the eve of the company’s celebration of 80 years in business, which takes place in 2014.
“We are grateful to be providing high-level service to so many key retailers nationwide,” says Patrick Cory. “We appreciate the efforts of the many diverse people on our team. Richard and Carmen are integral to giving voice to Cory’s drive for new business.”
About Cory Home Delivery: One of the oldest and largest specialized home delivery carriers in America, CORY Home Delivery, founded by Joseph Cory in 1934, today is in its third generation of family management and ownership. Based in Secaucus, New Jersey, the company serves many of the top 100 furniture, appliance, and electronics retailers in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. The company dispatches a modern fleet of 500 customized vehicles daily, delivering more than $2.1 billion of consumer products to more than 1.6 million consumers annually. For more information, call Patrick Cory at 201-795-1000, or visit corycompanies.com.
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