Pat Oakley Named President of Mullican, Succeeding Poland

Johnson City, TN, December 18, 2023-Mullican Flooring, a U.S. manufacturer of hardwood flooring, announces the promotion of Pat Oakley to president, effective January 1, 2024. Oakley succeeds Neil Poland, who will serve as executive chairman of the company.

A veteran of the hardwood flooring industry for more than 25 years, Oakley joined the Johnson City, Tennessee-based company in 2000 as a regional sales manager. He was promoted to national sales manager in 2005. In that position, he supervised regional managers, oversaw national sales goals, and managed relationships with key distribution partners and retailers. In 2017, Oakley was promoted to vice president of marketing and led various strategic initiatives, including rebranding the company in 2018.

Poland has served as president of Mullican Flooring since 1999. He was responsible for leading the company’s significant growth and diversification during that time, expanding its product line to become one of the most comprehensive in the industry, and steering Mullican to its current position as one of the leading hardwood flooring brands in the United States.

Listen to the interview with Neil Poland for more, here.