Ethan Allen promotes three executives to new leadership roles

DANBURY, Ct. – Ethan Allen has promoted three executives to new leadership positions as part of an effort to strengthen the organization across multiple key segments.

Corey Whitely

The company has promoted Corey Whitely to executive vice president, operations, a role in which he will be responsible for the company’s manufacturing, logistics and technology segments. He has been with the company for more than 33 years, most recently as executive vice president, administration and chief financial officer.

Amy Franks

The company also has promoted Amy Franks to executive vice president, of the company’s retail network and business development. She has been with the company 23 years, most recently as senior vice president, retail for the East-Midwest Group and education and training at Ethan Allen Retail Inc.

Matthew McNulty

Matthew McNulty, has been promoted to senior vice president, treasurer and chief financial officer. He has been with the company since 2019, and most recently has served as vice president, finance and treasurer.

“We are very pleased in continuing to strengthen the leadership team of our vertically integrated interior design enterprise,” said Farooq Kathwari, chairman, president and CEO. “This month we have started our celebration of 90 years of innovation, and we’re gratified with being profitable all these 90 years.  An important factor has been our focus on one enterprise, one brand, and importantly – our talented team across our manufacturing, logistics, retail, marketing, technology and service.”

Thomas Russell

Home News Now Editor-in-Chief Thomas Russell has covered the furniture industry for 25 years at various daily and weekly consumer and trade publications. He can be reached at and at 336-508-4616.

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