DALTON, Ga.–Valerie Hegwood has been appointed to the newly created position of national furniture chain manager at Shaw Living. Based in Ringgold, Ga., she will be responsible for developing rug programs for major furniture chains throughout the United States.
With extensive experience in rug sales as well as commercial design development, Hegwood began her career at Shaw as a territory manager in the Shaw Contract division in Atlanta in 2003. She has been a Shaw Living rug specialist for Georgia and Tennessee since 2006.
“Valerie’s experience and background make her uniquely qualified for this new role,” said Jim Curtin, Shaw Living’s vice president of sales. “She will work with our current team of rug specialists to develop programs in their territories, building on existing relationships while developing new ones.”