Rose Takes Reins as NHFA PresidentJanuary 10, 2013
Rose, the third woman to hold NHFA's top elected office, has served on NHFA's board and executive committee since 2000 and has been an NHFA officer for the past three years. She is an interior designer, retailer and entrepreneur who started her business in 1991 and has excelled in growing it into a high-end retail design business.
Rose was elected at NHFA's annual meeting during the 2012 October High Point Market. Other officers to serve during 2013 are: Rick Howard of Sklar Furnishings, Boca Raton, Fla., president-elect and treasurer; John Wells of Wells Home Furnishings, Charleston, W.Va., vice president; and Donnie Hinton of Color Tyme, Gaffney, S.C., vice president. Marc Schewel of Schewel Furniture, Lynchburg, Va., 2012 president, moves to the post of chairman of the executive committee.