David Kennedy currently serves as president of Brown Jordan, the luxury outdoor furniture brand. In his current role, Kennedy leads all contract and residential sales - including branded showrooms and stores - while overseeing customer service, design development, and marketing efforts. Previously, Kennedy was vice president of the Contract Division at Design Within Reach (DWR), as well as VP of Retail with Herman Miller, DWR’s parent company. His experience includes starting divisions and managing sales and marketing functions at companies such as DEDON and Century Furniture, while his skill set ranges from sales to new business development, product development, retail distribution, B2B, and strategic planning.
Kennedy’s ASID involvement has been in working with members locally. He brings a broad perspective of the industry, having experience in both residential and commercial design.