Linda Burzynski to head Decorating Den Interiors' new home accessories division
Home Accents Today Staff -- Home Accents Today, 6/26/2012 9:47:47 AM
"Linda is recognized in the sales industry as a top recruiter, organizer and leader," said James S. Bugg, Sr., chairman of Decorating Den Interiors. "We are confident that these traits will help LIVV! Accessories grow into being the preeminent home accessories source in the industry."
Burzynski is the founder of VL Services, a franchise consulting service. She has served as president of The Franchise CEO Network, on the board of directors of the International Franchise Association, and as chief executive of franchise company CMIT. Burzynski began her sales career with Creative Expressions, and joined Decorating Den Interiors in 1985 where she later served as senior vice president, retail and senior vice president of operations. She then accepted a position as president and chief operating officer of Molly Maid, and led the company from $10 million a year in client revenues to $86 million in five years. Burzynski is a member of the Enterprising Women Magazine Hall of Fame and a recipient of the International Franchise Association's Bonnie Levine Award, which is bestowed upon a female franchisor or franchisee who has contributed to the growth of franchising. In 2001, she was named Woman Entrepreneur of the Year for 2001 by the Minorities and Women Division of the U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
"Linda began her sales and management career in direct sales, and LIVV! is a great fit with her experience," Bugg said. "She was a delight to work with 25 years ago and it a pleasure to work with her again."
Established in 1969, Decorating Den Interiors is the largest home furnishings franchise business in North America. LIVV! Accessories are sold by LIVV! Stylists at accessories parties held in homes, business locations or at organizational meetings. The company was profiled in the April 2012 issue of Home Accents Today.
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