KBIS Exhibitor Committee
Director of Marketing
Bio:As the Director of Marketing for Rev-A-Shelf, LLC, Rob Jenkins manages the global marketing and sales support initiatives for both Rev-A-Shelf and their Tresco Lighting division. He is a key player in the development of both brands and has been involved in nearly every aspect of a product’s lifecycle- from product design and marketing strategies, to consumer sales- for over 20 years. Along with leading the marketing initiatives, Rob is instrumental in the design of all Rev-A-Shelf and Tresco Lighting tradeshow booths and he frequently travels to trade exhibitions and showrooms to research the industry and develop innovative ideas. Rob has been featured in several trade and consumer publications, has served on his local NKBA board and was a 2015 Voices of the Industry Speaker at the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show.
Number of Years Exhibiting at KBIS: 32
Company Information: Rev-A-Shelf LLC. Established in 1978 as a division of Jones Plastic & Engineering, our product line began as metal and polymer Lazy Susan components manufactured for the largest U.S. cabinet manufacturers and they have grown into the market-leading innovator of quality functional residential cabinet storage and organizational products. Rev-A-Shelf manufactures thousands of innovative accessories for your kitchen, bath or closet. With the acquisition of Tresco Lighting, Rev-A-Shelf now offers a full line of L.E.D. lighting options for residential & commercial cabinetry and store display fixtures.
Paul K. Smith
President / CEO
Häfele America Co
Bio: Mr. Smith came to Häfele in 2011 and brings many years of business leadership with expertise in manufacturing and product development. Mr. Smith has an MBA with an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from The Ohio State University. The vast majority of his career has been in the consumer appliance and furniture business working for several prominent US brands.
Number of Years Exhibiting at KBIS: 18
Company Information: Häfele is recognized as a global leader and innovator of hardware components that improve the functionality of cabinets, doors, kitchens, bathrooms and other living and working environments. LED lighting, furniture fittings, decorative hardware, opening and closing mechanisms for doors and drawers, and electronic locking systems are but a few of the essential items Häfele provides to architects, designers, manufacturers, contractors and construction professionals.
Bio: Diana Zaremba is a 36 year employee at Wilsonart and holds the position of Event Manager with emphasis in tradeshows and meeting planning. In her current duties, she works closely with the entire marketing/design team, and sales teams to understand their business directives and incorporate necessary elements into the events and meetings.
She began her career as an administrative assist to the Regional Manager of the Southwest Region Warehouse. She became the executive assistant to the Executive Vice-President of Sales and Marketing. She then moved into the role of Marketing Generalist which transformed into an Event Manager position. Diana holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in Management. She resides in Temple, TX and has a married daughter, married son and two grandchildren.
Number of Years Exhibiting at KBIS: 28
Company Information: Wilsonart, a world leading engineered surfaces company, is driven by a mission to create surfaces people love, with service you can count on, delivered by people who care. The company manufactures and distributes High Pressure Laminate, Quartz, Solid Surface, Coordinated TFL and Edgebanding and other engineered surface options for use in furniture, office and retail space, countertops, worktops and other applications. Operating under the Wilsonart®, Resopal®, Polyrey®, Arborite®, Laminart®, Bushboard, Ralph Wilson® and Durcon® brands, the company continuously redefines decorative surfaces through improved performance and aesthetics. For more information, visit www.Wilsonart.com or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
CBU – Internal Business Consultant
Cosentino North America
Bio: I joined Cosentino in 2015 as a Territory Manager in Denver Colorado. In July of 2015, I moved to Houston as the new Marketing Merchandising Director at our corporate headquarters. In my current position, I am responsible for defining and executing Cosentino’s channel marketing and merchandising strategies by segment for all of our brands. I focus heavily on ensuring our segments have the right marketing tools that best represent our brand values. I also am tasked with supporting our Cosentino Centers and Stone Systems Shops through the implementation of our marketing programs and the execution of the overall tradeshow experience.
Number of Years Exhibiting at KBIS: 15
Company Info: As a global leader in innovative surfaces, Cosentino Group aims to offer high value solutions for the world of architecture and design. With its rich history and distribution in more than 80 countries, Cosentino is a trusted brand for pioneering unique surface materials like Silestone, Dekton, Sensa, Scalea and the Prexury Collection. Unmatched by other surface providers, the wide array of colors and finishes, along with the advanced technical characteristics offered by Cosentino inspire infinite design possibilities.
Director Wholesale Channel Marketing
Bio: Elisabeth’s extensive career at Kohler includes experience in sales, advertising/communications and marketing. In her current role as Director – Kohler Brand Wholesale Channel Marketing, she is responsible for driving professional business through distributors and their trade customers including plumbers, remodelers, builders and wholesale counter areas.
Number of Years Exhibiting at KBIS: 35
Company Info: Kohler Co. Intro: Since 1873, Kohler has been improving people’s lives with exceptional products, including kitchen and bath fixtures, faucets and accessories, cabinetry, and tile and stone. As a global leader, Kohler offers its customers world-class products to create a complete design solution. For information, ideas or inspiration, visit www.KOHLER.com.
Brown Wood, Inc.
Bio: Kathryn Constantine is entering her 28th year in the Secondary Wood Products Industry and 18th year in the Kitchen and Bath industry. In 1999, after spending several years in contract sales and management for Brown Wood Inc., she developed Designs of Distinction®, a premier line of decorative, Made in America elements for cabinetry and furniture. The line has grown from 100 turned components to more than 3500 SKU’s today. She currently holds the position of Vice President of Brown Wood Inc. and oversees all aspects of sales, marketing and product development for Designs of Distinction®. In addition, she oversees all aspects of marketing for Brown Wood Inc’s. contract manufacturing division and it’s division, The Gavel Company, a supplier of quality wood premiums for the awards and advertising industries as well as their new e-commerce site, warehouseofwood.com.
She is a strong advocate for suppliers to the Kitchen and Bath industry, and has been an active member of the NKBA and KCMA. She has held positions on the NKBA Manufacturers Council, NKBA Finance Committee, and is currently a member of the NKBA KBIS Advisory Council. She is a current member of the Associates Committee for the KCMA.
Number of Years Exhibiting at KBIS: 19 years
Company Information: Brown Wood Inc. has been a supplier and manufacturer of wood parts and components to users in the secondary wood products industry since 1927. BWI consists of four unique sales entities managed out of its Lincolnwood, IL location as well as a manufacturing plant, located in New Philadelphia, OH. Brown Wood Contract manufactures parts and components to spec for multiple industries including retail, furniture, store fixture and display. Designs of Distinction® is a stocking supplier of decorative wood and metal elements for the kitchen, bath and furniture industries. The Gavel Company supplies quality wood premiums that advertise, award and inspire, and in 2016, BWI created warehouseofwood.com, an e-commerce site dedicated to wholesaling surplus wood components to both consumers and the trade.