Kittle’s Furniture names Lisa Hudak president

Eric Easter, the retailer’s president and CEO since 2010, will remain CEO.

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Retailer Kittle’s Furniture has promoted Chief Operating Officer Lisa Hudak to company president. In addition to serving as president, she will also retain the COO position as well as chief financial officer, the company said.

Eric Easter, who has served as president and CEO since 2010, will remain CEO.

Hudak has had a long career in public accounting, hospitality and manufacturing before joining Kittle’s in December 2011 as chief financial officer. She also is a CPA with a Masters in Accountancy.

“Lisa will continue in her role as COO/CFO and will be part of the leadership team that develops our two- and five-year operating plans to move Kittle’s Furniture forward,” Easter said. “Lisa has been a difference maker during her time with us. We look forward to what we know will be many contributions in her new role.”

Kittle’s Chairman Jim Kittle added, “I am so excited for Lisa and for Kittle’s. This promotion is well-earned and well-deserved. Lisa will help us become better each day as we continue to grow.”

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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