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Eaton, Md. — Interior designers from Ohio, Iowa and New York were recently elected to the Leadership Council of Decorating Den Interiors from among its franchisees throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Elected to new three-year terms were Julie Cochran, Dayton, Ohio; Karen Miller, Polk City, Iowa; and Marni Sugerman, Riverdale, NY
Re-elected to a second three-year term was Suzanne Christie, Clearwater, Fla.
Officers of the Leadership Council, elected during the first meeting with the new members, are: McGroarty, Long Neck, Del, chair and Kristen Pawlak, Louisville, Ky, vice chair.
Other members of DDI’s Leadership Council are Marva Don Card, Boise, Idaho; Cassy Young, Athens, Ga.; and Michelle Leduc, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada. The corporate representative to the council is Jennifer Manley, vice president, retail sales.
The Leadership Council reviews policies and programs for the company’s interior design business franchise partners and advises on strategies and investments related to the franchisees’ National Brand Fund for branding, advertising, marketing, and public relations programs. The council also provides consultation on technology, continuing education, the LIVV Home Collection™ of furnishings suppliers, and other interior design business management resources.
Founded in 1969, Decorating Den Interiors is North America’s largest interior design and home furnishings franchise company. Its franchisees operate throughout the U.S. and Canada. Each franchise has direct relationships with suppliers in its LIVV Home Collection™ of fine furniture, custom window treatments, wall and floor coverings, accessories, lighting, and closet systems