Residence décor wholesaler Napa Residence & Backyard introduced that KC Cunningham, its co-founder and president, is now the corporate’s chairman whereas Michelle Gee has been promoted to president.
A Seattle native, KC Cunningham helped set up the corporate in 2000 along with her late husband, Jerry, and has been president since its inception.
On the lookout for new alternatives, the Cunninghams offered their pursuits within the monetary companies business and invested in numerous smaller companies together with a vineyard in Napa, Calif. Based mostly on KC’s robust design sensibilities, the 2 would flip one in all these companies into Napa Residence & Backyard, and subsequently transfer operations from Napa Valley to Georgia to be close to the Atlanta Market. As Napa chairman, Cunningham may have a seamless function within the firm’s model and product.
Gee has been promoted to Napa president and can assume day-to-day administration duty for the enterprise. Gee joined Napa in 2020 as government vp after two years working with such notable business gamers as Tag and Foreside. Previous to this, Gee was CEO of Miller Harris, a London-based luxurious perfume home with retail presence in 25 nations, and has led branding and growth efforts for luxurious and premium manufacturers all through the world, together with Valextra, Pierre Marcolini, and Tom Dixon.
“I’m thrilled on the alternative to construct on the success of Napa, and to proceed to deliver retailers the attractive and casually elegant gadgets for which Napa is thought,” Gee stated.
“Michelle will likely be main a uniquely robust and gifted workforce,” stated KC Cunningham. “Napa is in good palms with Michelle on the helm. We had an incredible response to our new product at January markets and I sit up for extra nice issues to come back from Napa sooner or later.”