Gift for Life has extended its partnership with Chavez for Charity.
Women’s World AIDS Day bracelets
In connection with World AIDS Day 2015, 25 percent of the gross profit from the sales of Chavez for Charity’s special black and red bracelets will be donated to Gift for Life.
“To show our love, and in support of Gift for Life, we have created bracelets specifically designed for this day,” said Joe Cerbo, co-founder and CEO. Chaves for Charity has raised more than $700,000 for select charitable causes. In fact, the company is about to reach $1 million in charitable contributions.
The World AIDS Day bracelets are black accented with red details to symbolize hope and solidarity with HIV-positive people and those living with AIDS.
Sferra Appoints New CEO
Industry veteran, Michelle Klein has been appointed as president and CEO of Sferra. She brings more than 21 years of industry experience, most recently as president and CEO of Baccarat Americas.
Klein takes over from departing president, Steve Schneider. As part of the transition, current CEO Paul Hooker will become chairman of the board of directors for the company. She will report to the board.
“I’m passionate about the home furnishings industry and especially the opportunities in the luxury sector,” said Klein.” This is an exciting time for Sferra as it enters its 125th anniversary year.”
“I’m delighted to bring Michelle on board to lead and inspire the next chapter of Sferra’s expansion,” said Lauren Leichtman, co-founder and CEO of Levine Leichtman, Levine Leichtman Capital Partners.
Foreside Expands to Full National Representation with Ivystone
Foreside Home and Garden has expanded its relationship with Ivystone to full national representation. After working together for more than five years, the West Coast region has now been added.
“By utilizing one sales organization to represent Foreside nationally, it really does streamline the process, said Brianna Raymo, national sales manager, Foreside, adding that this expansion falls in line with the company’s commitment to improving their operations to satisfy their customers.
“We are confident that we can bring our outstanding sales services to the national level, providing Foreside’s customers the professional and personal service they deserve,” said Doug Cofiell, CEO, Ivystone.