Howard’s has promoted Vice President of Sales and Marketing Lisa Wohlhart to Executive Vice President of the women’s fashion jewelry, apparel, and accessories resource.
In this expanded role, Wohlhart will be to oversee the strategy and execution of the Sales, Marketing and Product Development departments.
“Lisa continues to be a core component to the future and success of our company,” said David Fox, president of Howard’s Inc. “In addition to showing tremendous vision and forward-thinking, Lisa has helped the company navigate the crazy unknowns of COVID-19 with unprecedented calm and focus. She is a great coach and mentors our teams in ways that support and elevate them.”
Wohlhart joined Howard’s in October of 2018 with 25 years of gift industry and sales management experience. She had an immediate impact and continues to drive the company forward using experience from her leadership positions with OneCoast, Enesco, Ivystone, and Foreside Home & Garden, according to a press release.
“I am constantly inspired by our industry and the team I get to work alongside every day,” Wohlhart said. “What I have appreciated the most, is that we are a family-owned business, much like our retail partners. I am honored to be stepping into this new role and excited to continue to work alongside such a dedicated leadership team that is fueled by the talent and passion of our staff.”
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Adelaide “Addie” Elliott is an associate editor focusing on retail coverage for Furniture Today and Casual Living. Previously, she also served as the web editor for both those brands and Designers Today. Before being promoted in May 2019 to web editor, Adelaide worked as Furniture Today’s editorial intern for a year. Get in touch with her on Twitter at @AElliott_Writes or by email at [email protected].