OKEMOS, Mich. — Longtime AICO sales representative Tom Ralph died on Oct. 11 at his home surrounded by family members. He was 61.
He had been a sales professional at AICO for nine years and was a sales rep in the industry since 1984, representing numerous furniture lines.
AICO described him as a “passionate and respected member of the furniture industry who was loved by his peers, his customers and all of his friends.”
“His sense of humor was infectious and always refreshing,” said Michael Amini, AICO founder and chief executive officer. “Tom was a dedicated sales professional who truly carried the AICO flag with great pride. I will always remember his larger-than-life personality and his ability to always put a smile on someone’s face.”
“I want to offer my most sincere condolences to his family, his friends and to all his customers who loved him and worked with him for many years,” Amini added. “The furniture industry certainly lost a great man.”