May 02, 2024
HIGH POINT, N.C. – The International Casual Furnishings Association announces finalists for the 2024 Sales Representative of the Year following a call for nominations earlier this month among the membership.

The award recognizes an outstanding sales representative within the casual furnishings industry. Finalists were selected based on leadership, professionalism, exceptional service, communication skills, knowledge and product training expertise.

The 2024 winner will be selected from among the nine finalists through online voting of the ICFA membership. Finalists include:

Tim Baldwin, Richmond, Va.; Doug Becht, Geneva, Ill.; Joe Crandall, Marietta, Ga.; Steven Dennis, Dallas; Phil Fowler, Wilmington, Del.; Andy Hamilton, Dallas; Mike Hammer, Wooster, Ohio; Vern Lachowitzer, Longwood, Fla., and Phil Spring, Alpharetta, Ga.

The winner of the 2024 Sales Representative of the Year award will be announced during the ICFA Awards Gala on July 16.


The International Casual Furnishings Association supports and promotes the growth of the outdoor and casual furnishings industry through professional education, networking and development. It is the only trade organization committed to promoting the sales of its members’ quality products and services. It is a powerful partnership of manufacturers and importers, retailers, sales representatives and designers of outdoor furnishings plus suppliers to the industry. For more information, please see www.icfanet.org.