CORT Furniture Rental Promotes Brian Joyce to Executive Vice President Operations, East

CHANTILLY, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CORT Furniture Rental, the nation’s leading provider of furniture rental and destination services, proudly announces the promotion of Brian Joyce to the role of Executive Vice President Operations, East. This promotion recognizes Brian’s unwavering dedication, exceptional leadership, and remarkable contributions to the organization over the years. 

“Brian has been a key asset to our company since joining in 2008,” shared Paula Newell, Chief Operating Officer at CORT. “His extensive experience in the trucking and logistics industry, coupled with his passion for leadership and people development, has made him an invaluable member of our team.”

Brian’s journey with CORT began as the Operations Manager in the Philadelphia District, where he also served as the Best Demonstrated Practices (BDP) Champion for the former Service Center 1. He later transitioned into the role of District General Manager in Philadelphia before being promoted to Area Manager for both the Washington D.C. and Philadelphia Districts in 2013. In 2019, he was appointed as Group Vice President for Group 7 and, most recently, held the position of Senior Vice President of Operations for Group 1.

“I am deeply honored by this promotion. CORT has been my home for over a decade, and I am excited to take on this new challenge,” said Brian. “I look forward to continuing to lead with integrity, fostering a culture of continuous improvement, and driving operational excellence across our East region.”

In addition to his professional achievements, Brian is known for his passion for coaching and training, as evidenced by his participation as a facilitator in Virtual Based Collaboration and advanced sales training programs, as well as his certification as a coach for Emotional Intelligence (EQ). He is also a certified life coach, a certified self-defense instructor, and an avid Philadelphia sports fan.

Brian is husband to his best friend Stephanie and father to three children. He has published two books and will be releasing a third later in 2024.

About CORT

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 locations including offices, distribution centers, furniture rental showrooms, and furniture outlets across the United States, operations in the United Kingdom, and a global network of 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