Robert Allen Has Host Of New Faces
June 20, 2005-- Home Textiles Today,
Erin Templeton has joined The Robert Allen Group as director, Beacon Hill.
She will be responsible for designing, purchasing and merchandising Beacon Hill upholstery, window and multi-purpose fabrics. The resignation of Erin Murphy, operating vice president of Beacon Hill earlier this year, opened the search for a senior designer.
Templeton most recently was senior stylist for the high-end jobber division at Wearbest Sil-Tex Mills and earlier was textiles stylist and senior designer at Kravet. She reports to Andy Pacuk, senior vice president, product design and manufacturing.
Christy Almond has joined the company as director, fabric design, for the Robert Allen Color Library. She formerly was with Craftex and reports to Jennie Wilde, operating vice president, Robert Allen.
Anne McInnis has joined the company as director, Robert Allen — windows, responsible for designing, purchasing and merchandising window treatments as well as trim and hardware. Formerly director of design for EDPA USA, she earlier was vice president, marketing and product development, for Flint River Textiles. She also reports to Wilde.
Jessica Smarsch has joined the company as manager, Robert Allen Essential Upholstery. Formerly with Park B. Smith, she reports to Karen Keating, operating vice president, Robert Allen contract and Essentials Upholstery.
Andrea Langlais has been named assistant in the Robert Allen contract and Essentials Upholstery division. Formerly with Rocket LLC, she reports to Keating.
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