Swavelle Group Bolsters Leadership Team with Key Hires and Promotions

Swavelle Group Bolsters Leadership Team with Key Hires and Promotions

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Swavelle Group has added to its corporate leadership team to drive growth initiatives and cultivate innovative sales and customer solutions. These appointments reflect Swavelle Group’s commitment to expanding its presence in the market and delivering unparalleled value to clients.

Christy Almond Appointed Vice President of Customer Solutions
Swavelle Group welcomes Christy Almond as vice president of Customer Solutions. Christy brings a wealth of experience and strategic insight to her role, drawing from an extensive background in the textile and home industry. Her appointment highlights Swavelle’s deepened commitment to enhancing customer-centric initiatives and delivering tailored solutions for customers. Christy will collaborate with key national accounts to drive sustainable growth with exceptional service and support.

Joe Kenney Promoted to Vice President of Sales and Business Development
With a 31-year tenure at Swavelle Group, Joe Kenney’s promotion to vice president of Sales and Business Development is testament to the company’s depth of category knowledge and industry expertise. Kenney’s remarkable career spans various aspects of the business from commercial to RV and includes leadership roles across sales, category, and product development. In his new role, Joe will oversee the sales force and build upon Swavelle’s commitment to cultivating strategic partnerships and prioritizing customer needs.

Erin Tsucalas Joins as Design Director
Erin joins Swavelle with more than 25 years of expertise in upholstery product development, to manage the creative process involved in designing and developing textiles for the luxury home furnishings category.  Drawing from a distinguished career across industry-leading companies like Lexington Home Brands, Ethan Allen, and Kravet, Erin brings creative vision and invaluable expertise to her role as she and her team shape Swavelle Group’s future textile offerings. Erin’s passion for design and deep understanding of dynamic market trends will enhance the development of fashion-forward indoor and outdoor fabrics that will resonate with Swavelle Group’s existing clientele, while also appealing to the aesthetic needs of a broader market seeking textile solutions.

“We congratulate Joe on his new role, and welcome Christy and Erin to the Swavelle family. Their combined expertise and leadership qualities will be invaluable as we drive growth and innovation alongside our customers in the marketplace,” said Greg Thomases, CEO of Swavelle Group.  “These strategic appointments underscore Swavelle Group’s commitment to fostering a culture of excellence, customer collaboration, and innovation as we continue to lead the way in the textile industry.”