CHANTILLY, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CORT, the nation’s leading provider of furniture rental and transition services, today announced the appointment of Daniel Tiepelman to the role of vice president of operations and asset management for CORT Events. The addition of Tiepelman supports CORT’s executive sales and marketing team and ensures a strong foundation for ongoing excellence in the customer experience.
“We’re pleased to welcome Daniel to the team with his extensive experience across strategic, operational and logistical leadership disciplines,” said Damon Ross, senior group vice president at CORT Events. “His direction and expertise position us to continue to elevate our service standards and further establish CORT as the go-to furniture rental provider for customers nationwide.”
Tiepelman, based in the Greater Memphis area, spent eight years as director and regional vice president of operations at Dufresne Spencer Group, LLC, the largest Ashley Furniture Homestore franchisee. He brings 20 years of multi-site management, operations leadership and regional support experience to the CORT Events team, with specific expertise in optimizing systems and processes to deliver premier service while lowering costs.
“I’m excited to be a part of this well-established team and work collaboratively to maintain sustainable alignment between our divisional departments and group office,” Tiepelman said. “I look forward to working across all of CORT’s programs to foster growth and provide customers with the best possible experience.”
In his new role, Tiepelman will work closely with Ross and Phil DeSarno, vice president of sales and marketing, to build up district organizational and shift structures, and create operational efficiencies that increase and improve system automation and asset use.
CORT, a part of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, is the nation’s leading provider of transition services, including furniture rental for home and office, event furnishings, destination services, apartment locating, touring and other services. With more than 100 offices, showrooms and clearance centers across the United States, operations in the United Kingdom and partners in more than 80 countries around the world, no other furniture rental company can match CORT’s breadth of services and companywide commitment to making a house a home, an office a great place to work and an event a memorable celebration. For more information, please visit www.cort.com.