Pictured L to R is Tim Donk, Rick Schmidgall and Jim Cherry.
Industry veteran, Jim Cherry, Senior Vice President of Sales for Legends Furniture, will be retiring at the end of the year. He will be attending the Las Vegas winter market in January to say farewell to the many friends he has made in the industry over the years.
Jim has been the backbone of Legends Furniture for over 30 years. He started working with founder Rick Schmidgall in 1990. Since then, the company has seen 31 years of continuous growth.
Referring to his upcoming retirement Jim simply said, “it’s been a long, great ride and I will miss everyone I’ve met over the years.” Jim plans to travel and spend more time with his extended family in the Phoenix area.
Jim will be succeeded by Tim Donk, Legends’ current Director of Marketing and Business Development. Tim’s been involved with Legends in one way or another since the beginning. He was one of the company’s earliest dealers. “Rick and Jimmy delivered my first Legends order themselves in what looked like a homemade trailer” Donk said. Tim then went on to become an independent rep and of course, Legends was in his bag. In 2004 Tim started working directly for Legends in marketing and product development. “I know this company and it’s wonderful culture well. I’ll do everything I can to preserve what Rick and Jimmy built, for both our customers and our employees”.
Join Legends Furniture at Las Vegas Market on Saturday, January 22, 2022 in their showroom A646 to celebrate with Jim and wish him “Good Luck”. The open house style party is from 6:30 PM on.
About Legends Furniture
A recognized leader in the entertainment category since 1990, Legends Furniture has expanded its offerings to include “American Made” products and imports in a full range of categories and styles. Legends Furniture is sold through a large and growing base of retail partners across the nation and abroad. The company’s headquarters in the Phoenix, AZ area includes a manufacturing and warehouse facility with additional warehouses in North Carolina and Vietnam. Legends Furniture has showrooms in High Point, NC in the IHFC, C-601 and in Las Vegas, NV in A-646.
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