October 31, 2019 – Triangle Home Fashions is pleased to announce changes and welcome new hires at the THF and Lush Décor company headquarters in East Brunswick, NJ, effective immediately.
Cathy Christino joins the team as Vice President of Marketing. Reporting to CEO, Jenny Zhu Cohen, Cathy will work closely with sales and product development to build the Lush Décor brand, develop the new Make-A-Wish Collection and work closely with trade and consumer media on all company communications initiatives. Cathy has deep roots in integrated media marketing including roles as Associate Publisher/Marketing at Home, Country Home, Midwest Living and Traditional Home magazines. Most recently, Cathy created and executed media, brand and digital growth strategies as a consultant for clients like Sotheby’s, Hearst, Hill + Knowlton, PopTV, Design NJ and National Cine Media.
With the key focus of developing and growing THF’s brick & mortar business relationships, Gina Bonisese has been appointed Vice President of Sales reporting to Allen Darwin, Executive Vice President. In this effort, Gina will be joining Jeffrey Swartz, SVP Sales. Gina brings more than 25 years of home textile industry experience to THF – most recently as VP of Sales/East Coast at Allied Home LLC where she pioneered new business development strategies and brought in new accounts for the Allied Feather & Down Division. Gina also held key sales roles at Sure Fit Inc. where she led an in-house sales team and rep groups as well as developed strong working relationships with major North American and international large retailers.
Jose Conforme has joined the sales team in NJ, relocating from Dallas, TX to become Manager, National Sales Support. Prior to moving to the corporate office, Jose was a National Accounts Manager for THF. Before joining THF, he served in various sales roles with other prominent home textiles companies. Kai Wei has been promoted to IT Manager. Upon receiving his MBA from St. John’s University in 2011, Kai joined THF working in AR, cost accounting, data collection and analysis. During this time, Kai crossed over and was active in working on the technology side, an area in which he focused in graduate school. THF has recognized Kai’s invaluable IT contributions with the creation of this new role.
THF CEO Jenny Zhu Cohen says of the moves, “We are very excited to welcome Cathy and Gina to the THF family and to congratulate Jose and Kai on their new roles. Nothing we do is more important than hiring and developing exceptional people. These new appointments not only reflect THF’s rapid growth but also address our commitment to refining and expanding our brand story, developing, deepening and growing our brick and mortar retail relationships and providing world-class IT support for our employees and customers.”
–About Triangle Home Fashions–
From its creation, Triangle Home Fashions — and its signature brand, Lush Décor — has focused on three core values: design, quality and innovation. Since that time, it has grown and evolved into a home textiles company that values and nurtures its relationships with its customers. We are challenged every day to design and develop the best in home textiles, offering unique fabrics with incredibly detailed surface treatments so our customers always feel that what they are buying is on trend, long lasting and most importantly a great value. For more, see www.trianglehf.com and www.lushdecor.com.