NOVI, Michigan â€” March 27, 2013 â€” Kentwood Office Furniture announced that Brittany Walsh has joined Kentwood Office Furniture as Sales Administrator / Project Â Manager in the Novi, Michigan office. Â Walsh received a CIDA Accredited Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design from Michigan State University.Â She comes to Kentwood Office Furniture from NBS Commercial Interiors.
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan â€” January 3, 2012 â€” Kentwood Office Furniture announced that Abbey Harvard has joined Kentwood Office Furniture as Designer / Sales Administration in the Grand Rapids, Michigan office. Â Harvard received a Bachelor of Applied Arts in Interior Design and Business Administration from Central Michigan University.Â She comes to Kentwood Office Furniture from Columboâ€™s Floors To Go.
November 1, 2012 â€” Kentwood Office Furniture announced that Tamara Alkhatib has joined Kentwood Office Furniture as Interior Designer in the Indianapolis office. Â Alkhatib received a BS in Interior Design from Purdue School of Engineering and Technology.Â She comes to Kentwood Office Furniture from Granite America.
Steve Berry has joined Kentwood Office Furniture as Manager of Business Development in the Indianapolis office.Â Berry received a BS in Communication from Michigan State University.Â He comes to Kentwood Office Furniture from Bradford Systems where he served as Senior Sales Representative
Indianapolis, Indiana â€” October 16, 2012- Kentwood Office Furniture celebrated its expansion into the Indianapolis market with a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house at their Indianapolis showroom on Thursday, September 27th, 2012.Â Kentwood Office Furnitureâ€™s Grand Rapids management team joined the President of the Indianapolis office and the Fishers Chamber of Commerce President for the event. â€śWe are excited to see the addition of a premier office furniture company like Kentwood to our area. Their strategic location brings growth to the northeast corridor and allows them to conveniently offer their high grade remanufactured, pre-owned and new office furniture, to both Indianapolis and Fishersâ€ť, says Dan Canan, Fishers Chamber of Commerce President.
August 1, 2012 – Kentwood Office Furniture (KOF) is pleased to announce their recent expansion into the Indianapolis, Indiana market. The new Indianapolis showroom, located at 7226 East 87th Street, Suite E, Indianapolis, IN 46256, will focus on providing customers with quality new, used and remanufactured office furniture solutions.Â The Indianapolis location will house a new product showroom with mid ranged product solutions offered by companies like Hon, Global and Doane Keyes Premiera.Â In addition, there will be a used product display of affordable, high quality products from major office furniture manufacturers like Steelcase, Herman Miller and Haworth.
Kentwood Office also brings top notch remanufactured office furniture solutions to Indianapolis customers.Â For over 35 years, Kentwood Office Furniture has been the Mid Westâ€™s premier specialist in high quality remanufactured products.Â As one of the first major office furniture dealers in the remanufacturing and wholesale industry, Kentwood Office has earned a reputation for providing good, better and best quality product solutions to the right place, at the right time, and at the right price. The remanufactured product solutions include Herman Miller and Haworth products. â€śOur outstanding group of dedicated employees and our wholesale unit that buys and sells large quantities of used office furniture from companies throughout the USA, combine to provide very cost-effective solutions for every customerâ€ť, says Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Laura Hopson.Â Remanufactured furniture is not only a cost effective approach but a sound environmental decision, keeping still-useful products out of landfills and reducing the strain on our countryâ€™s precious natural resources.Â Kentwood Office Furniture has a commitment to sustainability.Â Â Remanufactured furniture is an excellent choice for organizations to furnish an environmentally responsible and productive workplace.
NOVI, Michigan – April 27, 2012 – Kentwood Office Furniture announced that Mark Schwarz has joined Kentwood Office Furniture as Senior Account Manager Â in the Novi, Michigan office.Â Schwarz received a BS in Communications from Grand Valley State University and has a wealth of experience in project management for commercial construction and company relocations and expansions.Â He comes to Kentwood Office Furniture from ViSalus Sciences where he served as Project Manager.
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan – February 21, 2012 – Kentwood Office Furniture announced that Melanie Vargo has joined Kentwood Office Furniture as Sales Administrator Â in the Grand Rapids, Michigan office.Â Vargo will be receiving a BBA in Marketing from Grand Valley State University this Spring.
NOVI, Michigan â€” February 10, 2012 â€” Kentwood Office Furniture announced that Denise Byrwa has joined Kentwood Office Furniture as Senior Account Manager Â in the Novi, Michigan office.Â Byrwa received a BS in Interior Design from Eastern Michigan University and has over 15 years experience in the industry.Â She comes to Kentwood Office Furniture from WorkSquared.
Celebrating our 35th Anniversary by Focusing on Giving Back
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In recognition of 35 years of successfully serving our community, vendors, partners and customers, Kentwood Office Furniture dedicates a season to giving back.Â Kentwood, along with their manufacturing partner, The HON Company, and other organizations around the state are teaming up to raise funds for Goodwill Industries.Â â€śThere are a variety of organizations all around us that work tirelessly during these tough economic times to ensure that those in need continue to have access to food and shelter, healthcare, education and jobs,â€ť says Art Hasse, Owner and President of Kentwood Office Furniture. â€śWe want to make sure we take time to share our successes, help offset their operational costs, and enable them to focus on their community contributions.â€ť
Kentwood Office Furniture (KOF) will work hand in hand with the local members of Goodwill Industries to raise funds in support of their efforts.Â â€śWe strive to reach a goal of $25,000 to support their initiatives,â€ť says Laura Hopson, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Kentwood Office Furniture.Â For $20 each, Kentwood Office Furniture will be selling vouchers worth $35 off any used product priced at or above $150 and 40% off any new product.Â The vouchers can be redeemed in any Kentwood Office Furniture showroom.Â Every person or company who purchases a voucher will receive a chance to win an office makeover. KOF and HON will be giving away one suite of office furniture in each of their five regions.Â Each suite has a retail value of nearly $10,000 for a grand total of $50,000 in furniture contributions.Â The campaign will run from April 1 â€“ June 30, 2011 and KOF will contribute a majority of the voucherâ€™s purchase price to Goodwill Industries.Â
For more information on how to participate and support the Goodwill Industries organization, log on to www.kentwoodoffice.com or call 616-957-2320.Â You may also contact Goodwill Industries directly at 616-885-7254.
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GRAND RAPIDS, MI, November 4, 2010 – Kentwood Office Furniture announces that Laura Hopson has joined the company as Vice President of Sales and Marketing in the Grand Rapids, Michigan office.Â Hopson comes to Kentwood Office Furniture from Vanerum Stelter where she served as Vice President of Marketing.Â Laura has extensive experience in developing and implementing marketing and sales strategies and directing account teams. Â Her focus has been on brand development.Â She has 20 years experience with various companies within the office furniture industry, including Steelcase and Herman Miller.Â Laura Hopson said, “Kentwood Office Furniture is an exceptional organization, with a strong reputation and presence in the Michigan and Chicago markets. Â Its dedicated employees have accomplished a great deal and kept the company growing and moving forward in a very challenging and competitive office furniture market. Â There continues to be great opportunities to create value for our customers by providing products with great design, great environmental attributes and pricing and service that will bring a smile to each and every person. I look forward to working hard to leverage the positioning of the company and its great partners to drive continued growth and success.” Hopson received a BS in Industrial and Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan and a MBA in Marketing and Finance from Western Michigan University.Â Hopson has served on and chaired several boards, including Inner City Christian Federation and Providence Home Mortgage, and continues to look to serve the community in many ways. (more…)