Wingo Joins Bernhardt in Key Merchandising Role

Casegoods and Upholstery resource Bernhardt Furniture has hired Erica Wingo as Senior Director of Merchandising, Residential Casegoods Division.

Wingo reports to William Collett, Executive Vice President & General Manager of Residential Casegoods.

Before joining Bernhardt, Wingo spent six years with Hooker Furniture, where she was responsible for bringing to market a number of successful casegoods and accent furniture collections. She has extensive experience traveling in Asia and working with key retail partners. Erica graduated first in her class from High Point University and was the recipient of both the Laurence Moh Scholarship and the Haverty Cup.

In her new capacity, Wingo will drive the conceptualization of new products, work with key retailers and help guide and direct the casegood product development process.

"Beautiful, innovative product is the lifeblood of our company, and Erica has quickly become one of the best creative merchants in our industry. We are very excited that she has decided to join us here at Bernhardt." said Collett.