Karrie Knopf, a market specialist for Winfield, W. Va.–based Innovative Mattress Solutions, has been elected to the board of directors of the Specialty Sleep Association. Innovative Mattress Solutions owns more than 100 Mattress Warehouse and Sleep Outfitters stores in Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia. “On behalf of the entire SSA board, we look forward to Karrie’s contributions to our organization,” said Dale Read, SSA president. “She brings new energy, as well as the retailer’s point of view—and with her business focus on the in–store shopping experience, that of the consumer, as well.” SSA is a nonprofit organization that promotes the specialty sleep category.
August 11, 2011