Tacony Corporation Announces New Cto

February 18, 2019

FEBRUARY, 2019 – FENTON, MO. Tacony Corporation has announced its new Chief Technology Officer: Christine Freed.

In addition to Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and leadership, Freed’s diverse strategic and results-oriented experience includes a wide range of technological knowhow that will continue to prepare Tacony Corporation to adapt to a variety of ever-changing digital needs now and into the future.

She comes to Tacony from Duke Manufacturing where she was responsible for the end to end technology for global operations. Tacony Corporation CEO Kristi Tacony Humes said Freed was a natural fit for the company.

“From planning a long-term roadmap, implementing new and maintaining current systems, Christine led a team at Duke for 18 years which included upgrading and implementing Epicor, the same ERP system we use,” Tacony Corporation CEO Kristi Tacony Humes said. “We’re so happy she decided to come aboard. As part of the Executive Team, Christine will be able to take our technology platform to the next level and provide our employees and customers with the best possible experience.”

 

About Tacony Corporation

Founded in 1946, Tacony Corporation is a privately held manufacturing and distribution company that provides your world with better solutions for sewing, cleaning and home. With more than 550 associates in 12 offices around the world under the leadership of CEO Kristi Tacony Humes, Tacony’s mission is to create long-lasting relationships that are based on trust and feel like family. For more information, visit www.tacony.com.

Tacony Announces New Commercial Floor Care Executive

February 1, 2019

FEBRUARY 2019, FENTON, MO — Tacony Corporation has added a new executive to its leadership team: Vice President of Sales for Commercial Floor Care, Tim Schaumburg.

Schaumburg’s position puts him in charge of developing sales strategy and driving profitability at Tacony within the Commercial Floor Care group. He is also responsible for the inside and outside sales teams along with OEM and sales support headquartered in Tacony’s Fort Worth, TX, facility.

“Tim’s experience in sales will be invaluable in helping our Commercial Floor Care channel meet its goals and objectives,” said Tacony CEO, Kristi Tacony Humes. “We’re excited to see how he’ll contribute.”

Schaumburg is formerly of ADP where he served as Business Consultant for Major Accounts and then Regional Vice President at Enterprise Holdings. He also serves as a Corporate Advisor and Mentor at L.E.A.D (Launch, Expose, Advise, Direct) with a mission to empower an at-risk generation to lead and transform their city.

 

About Tacony Corporation

Founded in 1946, Tacony Corporation is a privately held manufacturing and distribution company that provides your world with better solutions for sewing, cleaning and home. With more than 550 associates in 12 offices around the world under the leadership of CEO Kristi Tacony Humes, Tacony’s mission is to create long-lasting relationships that are based on trust and feel like family. For more information, visit www.tacony.com.

 

Tacony Announces New Sewing Vp

February 1, 2019

FEBRUARY 2019, FENTON, MO — Tacony Corporation has added a new executive to its leadership team: Vice President of Retail Sales Rob Wesolich.

Wesolich comes to Tacony from Kent Corporation where he served as Director of Sales for their Nutrition Group and Regional Sales Manager for their Pet Group. In his role at Tacony, he is responsible for driving independent retailer success, managing the Regional Sales Managers and fleshing out product development for Tacony’s sewing division. He will oversee Baby Lock, Koala furniture and other sewing product-related brands.

“We’re excited to have Rob,” said Andy Touchette, Senior Vice President Retail Sales. “Among other things, he will influence and collaborate with marketing, product development and operations that’ll help steer future growth with our retail sales. His experience will be invaluable.”

 

About Tacony Corporation

Founded in 1946, Tacony Corporation is a privately held manufacturing and distribution company that provides your world with better solutions for sewing, cleaning and home. With more than 550 associates in 12 offices around the world under the leadership of CEO Kristi Tacony Humes, Tacony’s mission is to create long-lasting relationships that are based on trust and feel like family. For more information, visit www.tacony.com.

Tacony Corporation Announces New Home Floor Care Executive

February 1, 2019

FEBRUARY 2019, FENTON, MO — Tacony Corporation has added a new executive to its leadership team: Vice President of National Accounts Sales, Tom Campbell.

“Tom’s the perfect fit for us,” said Andy Touchette, Senior Vice President of Retail Sales Business. “He’ll provide the strong sales management we need and he’ll influence our innovative product development that can only help steer future growth.”

Before joining Tacony, Campbell worked at Treasury Wine Estates where he served as Heartland Region Director. Prior to that he served as Region Manager at Bacardi U.S.A. At Tacony he’ll be responsible for driving national accounts and other national online retailers, providing sales management for the Home Floor Care Division’s Simplicity Brand. 

 

About Tacony Corporation

Founded in 1946, Tacony Corporation is a privately held manufacturing and distribution company that provides your world with better solutions for sewing, cleaning and home. With more than 550 associates in 12 offices around the world under the leadership of CEO Kristi Tacony Humes, Tacony’s mission is to create long-lasting relationships that are based on trust and feel like family. For more information, visit www.tacony.com.

Tacony Corporation Announces New Technology Leaders

February 1, 2019

  

Pam Jordan and Jayme O'Renic

FEBRUARY 2019, FENTON, MO — Tacony Corporation has added two new executives to its technology team: Pam Jordan, Senior Vice President of E-commerce for the Direct to Consumer channel and Jayme O’Renic, Senior Director of E-Commerce and Digital Strategy for Nancy’s Notions located in Beaver Dam, WI.

“Pam has the visionary leadership and excitement to drive digital sales and profitability, experience in managing strategic e-commerce partnerships and the ability to inspire and lead our current and future team members,” said Tacony CEO, Kristi Tacony Humes.

Jordan brings almost 20 years of experience in digital marketing and e-commerce to Tacony from a variety of industries. She has implemented multichannel marketing and e-commerce strategies for companies including Anheuser-Busch Inbev, Nestlé Purina Petcare, Thomasville Furniture and New Balance. She has also consulted with Fortune 100 companies including Pepsi, Crate and Barrel, Nordstrom and Target. 

O’Renic will be responsible for driving the growth of the Nancy’s Notions brand through Direct to Consumer sales channels along with increasing loyalty of the Nancy’s Notions consumers.

“Jayme’s experience in e-commerce and new customer acquisition will be invaluable to the Nancy’s Notions team,” Jordan said.

She comes to Tacony from OneSpace where she served as VP, Client Strategy. Prior to that, she served as Senior Manager of Digital Marketing at Build-A-Bear. 

About Tacony Corporation

Founded in 1946, Tacony Corporation is a privately held manufacturing and distribution company that provides your world with better solutions for sewing, cleaning and home. With more than 550 associates in 12 offices around the world under the leadership of CEO Kristi Tacony Humes, Tacony’s mission is to create long-lasting relationships that are based on trust and feel like family. For more information, visit www.tacony.com.

About Nancy’s Notions

Founded in 1979 after Nancy Zieman discovered her students shared her struggle to find quality notions and materials, Nancy’s Notions began as a one-woman mail order company that grew into a multi-channel retailer serving sewing, quilting, and embroidery enthusiasts around the world. To learn more, visit nancysnotions.com.