Bacova Guild Promotes Three Executives

Bacova

Top-to-bottom: Dave Woods, Kathy Fowlkes, Rick Lewis

COVINGTON, Va.–Bacova Guild, the producer of printed accent rugs and floor mats and bathroom ensembles, has promoted three members of its management team to the vice presidential level.

Dave Woods is now vice president of operations, Kathy Fowlkes vice president of marketing and design, and Rick Lewis vice president of sales. All three report to Phillip Essig, president and CEO.

Woods has been general manager of Bacova for 18 years, and has more than 28 years of experience in the home furnishings industry, including management positions with Burlington Industries and ConAgra.

Fowlkes has more than 33 years of experience in the fashion and design and home accessories industries, the last nine with Bacova as design director and business manager – bath accessories. She previously held management positions with Burlington Industries and J.C. Penney.

Lewis has more than 38 years of experience in the home textiles industry, including nine years as Bacova’s national sales manager. He previously served as division vice president with Fieldcrest Cannon and as national sales manager for Hillcrest and East Asia Textile Ltd., as well as having owned his own product sourcing company.