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Stanley Furniture Appoints Curtis Wenke Product Manager Young America®

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Stanley Furniture Company, Inc. has appointed Curtis Wenke as product manager of Young America® to oversee product development and manage the product line. He will report to Glenn Prillaman, senior vice president of marketing and sales for Stanley Furniture Co. Experienced in developing new products to meet target market and customer needs, Wenke was previously director of marketing for two divisions with tabletop and flatware leader, Oneida Ltd. While there, he significantly increased Oneida brand awareness and sales through the development of new collections for various suppliers and retailers. He also served previously as a director of product sourcing and development for Lenox Inc., and as a product manager with Mikasa Corp. In this new position, Wenke will be responsible for managing all aspects of the development process, including new introductions, product line profitability, product quality and marketplace analysis. “Curtis brings tremendous creativity, marketing and product development expertise to Stanley Furniture,” Prillaman says. “With his help, we look forward to finding innovative ways to expand our product line while continuing to profitably provide the best product in the youth category with excellent quality and service.” One of the largest furniture manufacturers in the United States, Stanley Furniture Co., Inc. is widely recognized as a style and design leader. The company has received 11 coveted Pinnacle Awards for fine quality residential wood furniture, ranging from traditional to contemporary. Stanley Furniture collections are presented as dining room, bedroom, home entertainment and accent tables, and home office. Young America® is the industry leader in youth furniture. Founded in 1924, Stanley Furniture® has a strong tradition of superior product supported by excellent quality and service. The shipment of orders to retail stores is among the fastest in the industry. Production facilities are located in Stanleytown and Martinsville, Va., as well as Robbinsville and Lexington, N.C. Stanley Furniture's upper-medium priced furniture is sold to furniture specialty stores, department stores and furniture store chains. Stanley Furniture® common stock is traded on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the symbol STLY. For additional information, visit stanleyfurniture.com.

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