FCIF Elects New Officers, Directors

Anaheim, CA, Feb. 11--The Floor Covering Industry Foundation (FCIF) has a new chairman for only the third time in its 24-year history. FCIF's directors elected respected industry veteran N. Laurence Nagle as chairman of the board. Nagle, principal of N.L. Nagle Inc. and formerly the FCIF vice chairman, takes over from D. Christopher Davis who was elevated to the position in 2000 following the death of founding chairman Walter Guinan. Davis, Chief Executive Officer of the World Floor Covering Association (WFCA), becomes FCIF president and was re-elected to the executive committee as the WFCA begins the year as the management firm for FCIF. The WFCA is providing that service as an “in-kind” contribution to the Foundation. Filling a similar joint capacity as they do in their own company, Alan Greenberg and Howard Brodsky, Co-CEOs of CCA Global Partners Inc., were elected co-vice chairmen of FCIF. Keith S. Campbell, chairman of Mannington Mills, Inc. was re-elected secretary/treasurer. Rounding out the executive committee are Jon Logue, co-president & CEO of Carpets Plus of America; Steve Silverman, president & COO of Abbey Carpet Inc., and Albert Wahnon, president, publisher & editor of Floor Covering News. FCIF directors serve staggered three-year terms. Newly elected Directors are: Sy Cohen, president, Stanton Carpet, Syosset, NY; Lori Dowling, executive director, StarNet, Ridgefield, CT; Ron Dunn, co-president & CEO, Carpets Plus of America, Woodstock, GA. Re-elected for an additional three-year term as Directors are: Dan Bernazzani, Liberty Carpet & Flooring Analysis; West Windsor, VT; Jim Gould, Misco Shawnee, Earth City, MO; Phil Gutierrez, Abbey Carpet Co., Bonita Springs, FL; Roger Hunt, Floor Covering Consumer Credit Corp., Naperville, IL; Donald Wohlfarth, Sr., Bayard Sales Corp., Philadelphia. Continuing as Directors for the Foundation are: Dan Frierson, The Dixie Group; Steve Griffith, Invista; Ed Korzcak, CAE, National Wood Flooring Association; Roger Marcus, Congoleum Corp.; Ulf Mattson, Tarkett, Inc.; Galen Ross, Hanley Wood Exhibitions; Julian Saul and Julius Shaw, Shaw Industries; Anthony Sturrus, Pergo; Lars von Kantzow, TriCrown Consulting Inc.

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