DALLAS–Loloi Rugs has appointed Valerie Jacobs as its new vice president of group sales. Starting in her new role at the end of the month, Jacobs will be responsible for providing leadership, training and coordination of representative group sales as well as managing key accounts. Reporting to Amir Loloi, CEO, and Steven Loloi, principal, Jacobs will be based in Minnesota.
Prior to joining Loloi, Jacobs was vice president of sales/marketing for SIScovers where she created a sales force dedicated to selling the new top-of-bed and accent pillow categories. Before SIScovers, Valerie worked at the retailer HOM Furniture for 14 years.
“Having known Valerie for nearly 20 years, I am confident that her expertise in the home furnishings and interior design industry will be a valuable—and welcomed—asset to our team,” said Amir Loloi. “She has seen this business from an array of angles, and can put our company in position where it will continue to grow and thrive both locally and on a global scale.”
“I’ve always been extremely passionate about rugs,” she said. “It was my favorite category as a buyer and I can’t wait to get back into this industry.”