David Kennedy currently serves as head of the Contract Division for the retail firm Design Within Reach (DWR) based in Connecticut. He works closely with the Herman Miller executive team and his DWR sales team to provide the contract market resources necessary to grow the DWR market share. His experience includes starting divisions, managing operations such as Century Leisure at Century Furniture, and building teams within DWR. His skill set ranges from sales to new business development, retail operations, 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. Kennedy has experience in retail distribution and A&D, and a strong business acumen.