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FEB 2019

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20 Kitchen & Bath Design News • February 2019 Corsi Group Honors Employees of 30+ Years INDIANAPOLIS, IN — The Corsi Group recently recognized employees with 30 or more years of service to the company "This group of dedicated, hardworking em- ployees is growing every year," commented Pat Corsi, chairman and CEO of The Corsi Group, located here. "Their collective knowledge is one of the attributes that sets our brands apart in the marketplace." Corsi recently honored the 30+ Club members with a dinner as a special thank you for their con- tributions to the firm. The Corsi Group's 53,500-sq.-ft. Indianapolis plant has been producing cabinetry since 1976. To- day, the site produces Greenfield Cabinetry and the Siteline Cabinetry brand. Middleby Residential Opens NY Showcase Gallery NEW YORK — Middleby Residential, a collec- tion of premier international consumer appliance brands, has opened a showroom in New York City's famed Architect & Design Building. The compa- ny's portfolio includes global-leading brands Viking Range, La Cornue, AGA, Heartland, Lynx Grill, Mar- vel and U-Line. The new Middleby Residential Showcase Gal- lery, located on the 10th floor in the New York Design Center, features vignettes designed to reflect each brand and its offerings. The location joins the company's two other sites – one at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago and one at SOFA Galleries in Toronto. Live cooking events, led by nationally renowned celebrity chefs, will be scheduled at the A&D showroom to showcase the amenities and unique features of each of the brands. 2019 Board of Directors Elected by ISFA INGOMAR, PA — Augie Chavez, of GECKO Sol- id Surface Solutions in San Antonio, TX, has been elected 2019 president of the International Surface Fabricators Association (ISFA), the trade associa- tion announced. The Ingomar, PA-based ISFA, whose mem- bership consists of surface fabricators, suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, architects and design- ers, said that Chavez will lead the association's 2019 Board of Directors. Fabricator Member Directors are chosen by ISFA members for a term of three years, with the option to renew for a second consecutive three-year term. Associate Member Directors are elected for a term of two years, with the option to renew for a second consecutive two-year term, according to ISFA. The new board, which convened last month, includes 2018 ISFA President Kate Dillenburg, of Bisley Fabrication, in Gresham, WI, who will serve as immediate past president and board secretary. Paul "Max" Le Pera, of Global Surfacing Alliance, in Cranbury, NJ, will serve as vice president, while Mike Langenderfer, of The Countertop Shop, in Monclova, OH, will continue to serve as treasurer, ISFA announced. Leaving the board are Ryan Miller of VT Indus- tries, in Holstein, IA, who served as ISFA president in 2017, and Jessica McNaughton of CaraGreen, in Carrboro, NC, who served as an associate member representative. New to the board are Steve Mast of Precision Countertops, in Wilsonville, OR (director); Austin Maxwell of Maxwell Countertops, in Farmer City, IL (director); Eric Tryon of Premier Surfaces, in Al- pharetta, GA (director), and Joe Connolly of SASSO (associate member representative), ISFA announced. Retaining positions as directors are: Matt Kraft of Custom Marble, in Millstadt, IL; Adam Albee of Counter Culture, in Lincoln, NE; Kelley Montana of Humboldt Countertops, in Eureka, CA, and Steve Stoddard of Advanced Surfaces, in Corry, PA. In addition, Jim Callaghan of GranQuartz will remain as an associate member representative, ISFA said. The Corsi Group recently honored employees who have provided 30 or more years of service to the company. Shown left to right are: Tom Franklin, Shawn Atherton, Kent Hardy, John Phillips, Stacey Christley and Pat Corsi. Not shown: Denise Angelo, Tracy Andis and John Skojac. INDUSTRY UPDATE Circle No. 11 on Product Card

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