On the heels of launching its new soft surface division, Carlisle also recently expanded its team, adding four team members with vast industry and luxury brand experience.
Amy Warren has been named director of sales for the new soft surface product line. Warren is an accomplished sales professional with a highly successful track record of boosting sales across multiple industries while delivering effective customer service. Most recently, she was account manager of trade sales for Stark Carpet’s Interior Design Showroom in Chicago. During her tenure, she increased sales by 74% by implementing sales and competitive pricing strategies. Her background also includes working as brand ambassador for luxury brands at Saks Fifth Avenue.
Laura Kolar Todorov has been named showroom manager for Carlisle's New York City showroom in the A&D Building. Todorov brings more than eight years of experience in luxury brands, including work for several divisions at Chanel. Joining Todorov at the New York City showroom is Sarah Morgan, as soft surface specialist. Morgan joins Carlisle after working with Ralph Lauren Home-To-The-Trade as a senior sales professional. She also has experience with home brands Arthur Sanderson & Sons and Uproar Home.
Denise Kaiser is the new showroom manager for Carlisle’s Chicago Showroom. She brings a strong residential home products and design marketplace background to her new post. Before Carlisle, she was program ambassador for the Chicago Design Summit and Design Chicago at the Chicago Merchandise Mart. She also served as midwest manager for Traditional Home magazine.
“It’s exciting time for us at Carlisle,” said John Blaine, CEO of Carlisle. “We are thrilled to have Amy, Laura, Sarah, and Denise on the team as we expand. They all bring with them a depth of experience and expertise in luxury brands, home products and design. Their skills and talents are crucial as we introduce our new products to the industry and continue to bring our wide plank flooring to the beautiful residential and commercial projects.”
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