NKBA Appoints Suzie Williford Vice President of Industry Relations
September 20, 2016
The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) has appointed Suzie Williford vice president, industry relations. In this new role, she will be responsible for NKBA Marketplace activities, the KBIS trade show, association sponsorships and chapters and governance.
The NKBA leads the kitchen and bath industry by creating marketplaces that showcase the latest industry products, trends and technologies. One such marketplace is KBIS, one of the fastest-growing trade shows in North America.
“Suzie has a thorough and deep understanding of NKBA, having served on our Board of Directors for more than a decade, including her time as NKBA President in 2009,” said NKBA CEO Bill Darcy. “Throughout the years, Suzie has advanced NKBA, working to strengthen existing relations and develop new partnerships, playing an instrumental role in the Design & Construction Week’s co-location of the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show® (KBIS) and the NAHB International Builders’ Show®.
Prior to joining NKBA, Williford spent more than 25 years in business development and sales roles in the kitchen and bath industry before becoming vice president of sales for two major kitchen and bath companies, Kiva Kitchen & Bath and Westheimer Plumbing & Hardware.