What We Do

Board of Directors

AHFA’s direction is determined by a Board of Directors. Directors are senior level executives in home furnishings companies. They serve one- to three-year terms. The Executive Committee, comprised of the Chair, First Vice Chair, Second Vice Chair and Immediate Past Chair, leads the Board of Directors.


Jeb Bassett
Bassett Furniture Industries
Bassett, VA

Immediate Past Chair

Gat Caperton
Gat Creek Furniture
Berkeley Springs, WV

First Vice Chair

Roger Bland
Southern Motion
Pontotoc, MS

Second Vice Chair

Joe Johnston
Johnston Casuals
North Wilkesboro, NC

Term Expires Year-End 2021

Doug Bassett
Vaughan-Bassett Furniture
Galax, VA

Bruce Birnbach
American Leather
Dallas, TX

Greg Van Dyke
Hanes Industries
Conover, NC

Steve Lehman
Smith Brothers of Berne
Berne, IN

Jeff Scheffer
Universal Furniture
High Point, NC

Henry Vanderminden IV
Telescope Casual Furniture
Granville, NY

Term Expires Year-End 2022

Edward Audi
L. & J.G. Stickley
Manlius, NY

Roy Calcagne
Craftmaster Furniture
Taylorsville, NC

Nathan Cressman
Magnussen Home Furnishings
Greensboro, NC

Kurt Darrow
La-Z-Boy, Inc.
Monroe, MI

Luke Simpson
Durham Furniture
Durham, Ontario, Canada

Ron Wanek
Ashley Furniture Inds.
Arcadia, WI

Richard Weeks
Leggett & Plat
High Point, NC

Term Expires Year-End 2023

Andy Bray
Vanguard Furniture
Hickory, NC

Steve Elton
Brown Jordan
St. Augustine, FL

Eric Graham
Jonathan Charles
High Point, NC

Caroline Hipple
Norwalk Furniture
Norwalk, OH

Jeremy Hoff
Hooker Furniture
Martinsville, VA

Allan Palecek
Richmond, CA

Todd Wanek
Ashley Furniture
Arcadia, WI