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Stanley Furniture Names Steve Bullock Senior VP of Operations

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Stanley Furniture Company announced the appointment of Steve Bullock to lead the company’s manufacturing operations as senior vice president of operations. He will report to Jeff Scheffer, chairman, chief executive officer and president. In his new position, Bullock will be responsible for all three manufacturing sites, as well as purchasing and engineering. He will focus on processes to drive continuous improvement. “Steve’s extensive manufacturing knowledge and collaborative leadership style will be valuable assets to Stanley Furniture Company,” Scheffer says. “As we move forward, he will implement manufacturing processes that result in better quality, lower costs and improved customer service.” With 16 years of management experience, including extensive lean manufacturing leadership, Bullock was previously vice president of operations for Geiger International, a subsidiary of Herman Miller Inc. Prior to that he managed six Herman Miller Plants in West Michigan as that region’s senior vice president of operations. He has a bachelor’s degree from Southern Illinois University and a master’s degree in business administration from Henderson State University. 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 – an average of two weeks or less – is among the fastest in the industry.  Production facilities are located in Stanleytown, 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. 

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