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Mattress Firm Names New Regional Sales Directors

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Mattress Firm, one of the nation’s leading specialty mattress retailers, announced the promotion of Scott Ebner and Tim May to regional sales directors.
Ebner will assume the role in the Midwest Region, which includes St. Louis, Kansas City, Indianapolis, Cincinnati and Columbus. In his new role, Ebner is responsible for the execution of strategic business objectives for his region including sales, profitability, customer service, management, store operations and merchandising.
Ebner started with Mattress Firm as the district manager in St. Louis in 2009. In this role, Ebner was responsible for maintaining from the city’s stores and sales associates. Prior to Mattress Firm, Ebner spent 10 years with Circuit City in a variety of roles including store manager, regional roadshop manager and regional vice president. He analyzed operating costs and revenues, and established action plans for 56 locations across 12 states. 
“Scott’s experience with a large retailer during high growth periods and economic downturns gives him a unique perspective on creating sustainable and profitable growth. Since joining Mattress Firm, he has created a highly-engaged sales team and produced impressive results,” said Ken Murphy, national vice president of sales.
Tim May will assume his new role in the Atlantic Region.  With this promotion, May will oversee Raleigh, Greensboro, Charlotte and Charleston and will be primarily responsible for the execution of the strategic business objectives of his region in sales, profitability, customer service, management, store operations and merchandising.
May has spent 12 years with Mattress Firm and has played an integral role in executing programs on a market and national level. He’s earned several accolades including Store Manager of the Year, You Make a Difference Award, and District Manager of the Year.  May has held the role of district manager in key markets including New Orleans, Houston and Dallas.
“Tim’s innate leadership skills have helped to grow large and profitable markets. His mentorship has also helped to grow the management team with at least six district managers and countless area managers promoted from his areas,” said Ken Murphy, national vice president of sales.
About Mattress Firm: Houon-based Mattress Firm (
www.mattressfirm.com) is one of the nation’s premier specialty bedding retailers, offering a broad selection of both traditional and specialty mattresses from leading manufacturers, including Tempur-Pedic, Sleep to Live, Sealy, Simmons, and Stearns & Foster. Founded in 1986, Mattress Firm’s purpose is to improve lives one night at a time. With more than 600 stores across 23 states, Mattress Firm offers consumers the benefit of highly trained, knowledgeable sales professionals, a broad product offering and competitive prices in an attractive and comfortable store environment.

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