Nation Joins Southerland

NEWS RELEASE WRITTEN BY SOUTHERLAND AND PUBLISHED, UNEDITED, BY BEDTIMES Jim Nation Joins Southerland Inc. as Executive Vice President National Account Sales and International Licensing Nashville, TN, March 6, 2017 — Southerland Inc. has hired bedding industry veteran Jim Nation to fill the newly created position of Executive Vice President of National Account Sales and […]

Southerland Inc. CEO Bryan Smith Attributes Success to Values

Southerland Inc. CEO Bryan Smith Attributes Success to Values

Core values inspire Smith Southerland top exec, ISPA chair attributes success to honesty, teamwork, work-life balance BY DOROTHY WHITCOMB Bryan Smith, president and chief executive officer of Southerland Inc., wonders if he perhaps is a bit too honest, brutally honest at times. “I’m very transparent and one of those people who is probably honest to […]

Bryan Smith Heads ISPA Board of Trustees

Former chair Kathy Roedel retires, and the International Sleep Products Association Board of Trustees has new leadership. Bryan Smith, president and chief executive officer of Southerland Inc., has assumed the position of ISPA board chair, and Eric Rhea, vice president of Leggett & Platt Inc. and president its bedding group, has been appointed vice chair. […]