Chairman – Lorenzo Marquez
Vice President, Marketing, Cosentino USA
Lorenzo Marquez is Vice President of Marketing for Cosentino North America, a world
leader in the manufacturing and distribution of quartz, natural stone, and recycled
surfaces. In this role he oversees all marketing, public relations, and digital
strategies for Cosentino Group’s portfolio of brands in the U.S and Canadian markets,
including Silestone Natural Quartz, Dekton by Cosentino, SenSa Granite, Scalea Natural
Stone, and the Prexury Collection. Marquez joined Cosentino in 2003 after receiving
a degree in Entrepreneurship from the University of Houston and working in marketing
for Levi Strauss & Company.
Vice Chairman – Chris Terrill
HomeAdvisor CEO Chris Terrill specializes in e-commerce, online marketplace structure,
strategic planning, on-demand technology, and company rebranding. Terrill is a seasoned
Internet veteran with 16 years’ experience working for top-tier brands such as Match.com,
Nutrisystem.com, and Blockbuster.com. Terrill also serves on the board of Realogy,
the premier provider of residential real estate services in the United States, and
the board of advisors for Denver’s high-profile Quarterly Forum. He is a member
of the Business Experiential-Learning Commission, which focuses on integrating work-based
education and training into Colorado schools. In 2016, the Denver Business Journal
named Terrill the Power Book winner for Technology, Telecom, and Aerospace.
Secretary/Treasurer – Mark Kovich
Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Waypoint Living Spaces a divison of American Woodmark
Mark Kovich has spent 24 years working for manufacturers of products for the kitchen
and bath industry. He has served the NKBA at the national level for the past seven
years, most recently holding the position of chairman on the board of directors.
Mark also served on the Board of Directors as a Member at Large. During his three-year
term, Kovich chaired the Nominating Committee and served as the chair on the Governance
Task Force. He also served as the Chairperson for the Advisory Council of Manufacturers.
Kovich is currently vice president of sales and marketing for Waypoint Living Spaces,
a division of American Woodmark. Waypoint Living Spaces is the proud sponsor of
the NKBA Student and Professional Design Competitions.
President, Smallbone of Devizes
Neil Bailey is president of award-winning, luxury
British furniture maker Smallbone of Devizes, the global authority on bespoke fitted
cabinetry, where he will develop the retail, dealer, and project business across
North America. Bailey joined Smallbone in late 2016, following a successful year
which saw its owner company Canburg win the Emerging International Brand award at
The Sunday Times’ HSBC International Fast Track 200 Awards, and ranked 18th out
of 200 private U.K. companies for export growth. Previously, Bailey was president/CEO
of Poggenpohl U.S. and Canada. Through acquisition and development, Bailey helped
grow the U.K. network into one of the most successful in the world.
Patricia Davis Brown, CKBD
Owner, Patricia Davis Brown, LLC
Interior designer, Patricia Davis Brown is a 31-year veteran in the design industry.
She is a professional interior designer and a certified kitchen and bathroom designer.
Patricia began her career in 1985 and in 1992 she opened a high-end kitchen and
bathroom showroom, Patricia Davis Brown Fine Cabinetry, based in Vero Beach, Florida.
Her designs have garnered 15 national and several state awards and she has been
recognized in numerous publications. In 2010, Patricia opened a full design firm,
Patricia Davis Brown Designs, specializing in whole house and commercial design
projects. Patricia is also writes for her blog, DigThisDesign.net, a blog about
ALL things design.
Director of Marketing, TOTO USA Inc.
Emilee Chappell is the director of marketing for Toto USA Inc., the world’s largest
plumbing manufacturer and the recognized leader in performance design and innovation.
Chappell is responsible for marketing strategies, communications, and public relations
activities for Toto Americas. She graduated from the University of North Alabama
with a bachelor of arts in communications and has been with Toto and active in the
kitchen and bath industry for more than 10 years. She has served as both the chair
and a board representative for the NKBA KBIS Advisory Council.
Owner, Young Huh, LLC
Young Huh is principal and founder of Young Huh Interiors, a full-service design
firm specializing in residential and commercial interiors. Based in New York City,
the firm continues to grow, expanding its original repertoire of residential interiors
to include larger commercial projects, and has been published in House Beautiful
and Westchester Cottages & Gardens. In 2011, Young was honored with the Innovation
in Design Award for Interior Design by Connecticut Cottages & Gardens, and was selected
as one of the new designers to join the prestigious 2014 Kips Bay Decorator Show.
In addition to her design practice, she co-founded the blog “Les Design Nerdes”
with Audrey Margarite.
Chief Product Officer, SideChef
Steve Joseph is partner and chief product officer at SideChef, Inc., a kitchen technology
company. He is passionate about helping people cook better through innovation in
the kitchen. In addition to producing an award-winning step-by-step cooking app,
SideChef develops smart kitchen software for manufacturers and connects appliances
to the Internet of Things. Prior to SideChef, Joseph was president of Dacor, a manufacturer
and distributor of luxury kitchen appliances, where he led the design and development
of the world’s first smart, connected ovens and ranges, winning Best in Show KBIS
and Best of CES Home in 2014.
Business Development, Ferguson
Steve Petock is the senior vice president of business development for Ferguson,
the largest distributor of residential and commercial plumbing supplies in the U.S.,
where he is responsible for the business development and strategic direction of
the company’s multiple business segments. Petock has more than 35 years of experience
working in the kitchen and bath industry and has held numerous positions in both
sales and management. A Virginia native, he graduated from Roanoke College and throughout
his career he has attended executive development programs at Stanford University,
Harvard Business School, Duke University, the Darden School of Business, and International
Institute of Management Development in Switzerland.