Jonny Amendola and Lou Paige Join A. Lava by Irvin as Senior Sales Managers
CHICAGO – A. Lava by Irvin, a leading U.S. manufacturer of mattress components, announces the hiring of Jonny Amendola as a Senior Sales Manager. A native of Denver, Colorado, Jonny brings tangible expertise in product and new business development within the mattress & bedding industry. His industry knowledge and experience span more than 14 years.
Prior to his current role with A. Lava, Amendola was the Product and Business Development Manager for Innovative Bedding Solutions. During his tenure he has held several roles, including product development and product management for a number of mattress-related firms. He is a seasoned professional with years of experience developing, selling, producing, and marketing mattress and pillow product lines.
In addition, A. Lava is excited to welcome Lou Paige as its newest Senior Sales Manager. Lou is an industry veteran who has worked in several senior management and executive roles throughout his career, representing manufacturers and suppliers to the mattress and furniture industry.
Lou has decades of experience in the mattress industry on both the customer and supply side of the business. Recently Lou served as a Vice President of Sales at FXI and has also held several leadership positions at Serta International. He brings over 25 years of executive level experience, commercial knowledge, and industry relationships that will be a key component for A. Lava’s growth.
“We’re excited to have both Jonny and Lou as part of the Lava team! Their industry knowledge and experience will help us grow sales with existing and new customers through a variety of channels and will be instrumental in the development of new products,” said Adam Lava, Director of Sales.
About A. Lava:
Est. in 1917 as a textile supplier, A. Lava by Irvin has grown to become a multi-faceted business, centrally located in Chicago, IL. With over 400 employees, A. Lava is the largest “Made-in-the-USA” cover producer supporting the bedding industry, working with customers to design mattress products and components. In addition, A. Lava contract manufactures finished consumer products with compressed roll-pack packaging and 3PL/DTC fulfillment, with extensive experience with Bed-in-a-Box companies and processes. Acquired by Irvin Products in 2021, A. Lava continues to leverage a strong position within the mattress industry to provide domestic resources for its customers.