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Industry Veteran Beth Thomas Joins HFA

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The HFA recently announced that Beth Thomas has joined the Home Furnishings Association as its business development account executive. In this role, Thomas will be responsible for cultivating and expanding the HFA’s sponsorship program and advertising sales in the Association’s magazine, RetailerNOW.

Thomas has an extensive sales background ranging from furniture to photography and media. She has more than 30 years of industry-focused experience. Prior to joining HFA, she was an account executive for commercial photography studios, sold advertising for the former National Home Furnishings Association’s publication, Home Furnishings Retailer, and was an outside account executive in the contract furniture industry.

“We’re excited to have Beth join our team,” said Sharron Bradley, HFA’s CEO. “Her knowledge of the industry, the Association environment, and publishing make her uniquely qualified to help our partners and customers reach their business goals and connect with retailers.”

Thomas is a High Point native; she graduated from High Point University with a degree in Home Furnishings Marketing. She will be working out of the HFA’s High Point office.

More about the Home Furnishings Association: The Home Furnishings Association (HFA), with roots dating back to 1920, is North America’s largest organization devoted specifically to the needs and interests of home furnishings retailers, with more than 1,400 members representing more than 7,000 storefronts across all 50 states and several countries. Association offices in the East, West, and Central United States provide members with programs, resources, services, and a unified voice in government relations by partnering with home furnishings industry suppliers, vendors, affiliates, and other organizations. For more information, visit www.myhfa.org.

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