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Tipperary Sales, a La-Z-Boy Home Furnishings & Décor Dealer, Names R. Byron Brown IV Senior Vice President of Business Development and Shareholder


Tipperary Sales, a La-Z-Boy Home Furnishings & Décor Dealer, Names R. Byron Brown IV Senior Vice President of Business Development and Shareholder

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Tipperary Sales, d.b.a. La-Z-Boy Home Furnishings & Décor, bolsters its executive leadership team by hiring R. Byron Brown IV as Senior Vice President of Business Development. The company also acknowledges Brown as a shareholder.

"I am delighted to have Byron join our team," says Martha Percival Brown, president and CEO, Tipperary Sales. "Byron is of the highest integrity, possessing a strong work ethic and a comprehensive understanding of the retail-client relationship. His skillset is enhanced by twenty years of experience as a commercial real estate broker and developer, which afforded him financial and operations expertise encompassing various business models."

A graduate of the Wayne Calloway School of Business at Wake Forest University, Byron Brown is a licensed real estate broker in Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina, specializing in retail tenant representation, buyer representation, and land development with transaction experience totaling more than $130,000,000 in value.  For the past eighteen years, Brown represented Tipperary Sales as one of his clients in a variety of real estate transactions. As the grandson and namesake of Tipperary Sales' founder, Byron Brown brings a lifetime of family knowledge to the business.

"Byron's vast understanding, unique historical perspective, and vested interest in the business will position Tipperary Sales for the next phase of our growth-plan," continued Martha Percival Brown. "His commencement with Tipperary is a commitment to the legacy and future of our company."

Byron Brown's position, which will be based out of the company's Charlotte office, will include a specific focus on growing earnings through team member education and empowerment, bolstering best practices, as well as increasing revenue through existing store enhancements and new store roll-outs. In addition to the revenue side, Byron will also be tasked with a deep review of overall company expenditures and improving corporate efficiencies.

"After many years working with the company, I'm humbled by the opportunity to serve Tipperary Sales in this new internal role," said Byron Brown. "It's an honor to join a team including my family and other talented professionals."

Prior to joining Tipperary Sales, Byron Brown worked with The Keith Corporation followed by Collett & Associates. Most recently, he served as founding partner and broker-in-charge for Charlotte-based Caliber Partners where he successfully forged strong business relationships while negotiating detailed and large-scaled transactions throughout the Southeast.

About Tipperary Sales, Inc.

Tipperary Sales, Inc., a family-owned company founded in 1976, operates eight La-Z-Boy Galleries in the Southeast. The company is one of Furniture Today's Top 100 Furniture Stores and currently operates two of the top ten dealer-operated La-Z-Boy stores in the nation. Tipperary Sales has been named both "Retail Partner of the Year" and "Ronald McDonald House Charity Partner of the Year" by La-Z-Boy, Inc.

La-Z-Boy Home Furnishings & Décor stores operated by Tipperary Sales, Inc. are in the following locations: 4205 Washington Rd. in Evans, Ga.; 150 Traders Way in Pooler, Ga.; 107-B River Hills Rd in Asheville, N.C.; 7035 Smith Corners Blvd. in Charlotte, N.C.;  11515 Carolina Place Pkwy. in Pineville, N.C.;  4960 Centre Pointe Dr Suite 102 in N. Charleston, S.C.; 5342 Sunset Boulevard in Lexington, S.C.; 1046 Woodruff Rd. in Greenville, S.C. 

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About La-Z-Boy

Headquartered in Monroe, MI, La-Z-Boy is one of the world's leading residential furniture producers. The company manufactures a full line of comfortable products for the living room and family room, including the company's world-famous recliners, reclining sofas and love seats, sleep sofas, modular furniture and leather upholstery, as well as stationary sofas, love seats and chairs. It is a division of La-Z-Boy Incorporated (NYSE:LZB), one of the world's leading residential furniture producers, marketing furniture for every room of the home. Live Life Comfortably. SM

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