HIGH POINT – The board of directors of the American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation has elected Patrick Cory to a three-year term as a member of the board.
“Patrick has been an active member of the Hall of Fame, as well as other industry organizations, and he brings exceptional leadership, as well as a unique perspective to our board,” said David Gebhart, Foundation board president. “We strive to maintain a board that represents diverse segments of our great industry. Both the Hall of Fame and the industry will benefit from Patrick’s ideas, insights and expertise.”
Cory is former CEO and managing partner of the home delivery business Cory Companies, which was recently acquired by J.B. Hunt where he is a consultant. Founded by his grandfather in 1934, the Cory Companies serves many of the top 100 retailers, making more than 2.5 million furniture and large appliance deliveries across America annually.
The American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation is an industry-wide organization founded to preserve its history, to celebrate exceptional individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to the U.S. home furnishings industry, and to inspire a new class of innovation and leadership.