Manlius, NY – September 17, 2018 – L & J.G. Stickley, luxury furniture manufacturer since 1900, is structuring for large-scale growth in the Hospitality FF&E market place. In February 2018, Stickley hired Bob Dillon as VP of Business Development, overseeing both the Contract Division and Retail Dealer Sales. Dillon most recently held the position of CEO of Hubbardton Forge. Jeff Sladick joined Stickley in June 2018 as Director of Contract Sales, directly overseeing the daily operations and creation of the internal and external sales teams. Sladick brings significant experience in developing preferred vendor programs with major hotel brands and industry-leading specifiers.
Stickley contract was established in 2013, and has experienced great success with notable custom casegoods and in-room furniture installations such as The Dewberry Hotel in Charleston, InterContinental New York Barclay, and the Charter Hotel and Porter Hotel – both properties part of the Curio by Hilton collection of unique luxury hotels.
“Hospitality is one of the fastest growing segments of our business,” says Edward Audi, President of L. & J.G. Stickley. “Our three world-class manufacturing facilities stand at the ready to meet the increased demand and we’re actively adding to the Stickley Contract team. Both Bob Dillon and Jeff Sladick have proven track records in the hospitality sector and will greatly enhance our ability to reliably serve our clients.”
“It is a great time to be intensifying our efforts and our offering to the hospitality market. Our penchant for quality and reliability will deliver desired results,” says Bob Dillon, VP of Business Development at of L. & J.G. Stickley.
“Clients have raved about the amazing customer service and premium products they are receiving from Stickley,” says Jeff Sladick, Director of Contract Sales. “We have developed a core group of sales agents, with the same reputation and drive that Stickley has to continue the buildup of our contract division”.
Through continued regular investments in equipment and the operational structure of their corporate headquarters and manufacturing facilities, L. & J.G. Stickley is well positioned for continued growth in a market that has expressed a need for reliable high-end casegoods suppliers with both domestic and international manufacturing capabilities. With three wholly owned manufacturing facilities with state-of-the-art tooling and manufacturing machinery enables L. & J.G. Stickley to continue the legacy of over a century of fine woodworking skillsets and craftsmanship.
About L. & J.G. Stickley
Stickley Contract is a division of L. & J.G. Stickley. Headquartered in Manlius, NY, L. & J. G. Stickley, Inc. is the proud employer of over 1500 talented individuals. With over 118 years of manufacturing high-end, American-made solid wood furniture, and nearly as many years as a furniture retailer – L. & J.G. Stickley continues the time-honored tradition of craftsman quality furniture. Primary manufacturing facilities are located in Manlius, NY with additional manufacturing facilities located in Archdale, NC and the Binh Duong Province, Vietnam.
For more information about Stickley Contract visit www.stickleycontract.com