With more than 3,800 company-operated and franchised stores across 48 states, Mattress Firm (NASDAQ: MFRM) has the largest geographic footprint in the United States among multi-brand mattress retailers. With the 2016 acquisition of Sleepy's, Mattress Firm is the nation's first border-to-border, coast-to-coast specialty bedding retailer. Founded in 1986, Houston-based Mattress Firm is the nation's leading bedding retailer with pro forma sales of over $3.5 billion over the last twelve months. The company offers a broad selection of both traditional and specialty mattresses, bedding accessories and other related products from leading manufacturers, including Sealy, Tempur-Pedic, Serta, Simmons, Stearns & Foster, and Hampton & Rhodes. Mattress Firm guarantees price, comfort and service with the ultimate goal of ensuring that customers Save Money.
Exceptionally well-versed in all aspects of strategic business development with an impressive track record of generating multibillion-dollar revenue streams and expanding profit growth in both bedding manufacturing and retail environments. Breakthrough financial performer with an unmatched track record of growing major brands, navigating underperformance reversals, winning national acclaim, and improving corporate governance. Relentless bottom-line driver respected industry-wide. Adept at capitalizing on business opportunities that support unprecedented growth, drive operational efficiencies, build brand prestige, and achieve ambitious financial goals. Dedicated to exceeding customer expectations by providing competitive rates and remarkable products. Extensive success in staff training, leadership, and motivation. Notable Highlights CEO / SertaSimmons Bedding: * Drove billions in revenue, streamlined operations of 38 manufacturing sites, and successfully positioned organization for IPO and global growth opportunities. CEO / Simmons Bedding Company: * Revitalized 140-year-old brand while realizing highest market share in company’s history. CEO / Mattress Firm: * Turned struggling regional business into the nation's leading multi-brand mattress retailer, generating over $800 million in sales (currently over $2.2 billion), by implementing a Relative Market Share (RMS) model. Substantially increased relative market share in over 44 markets, grew retail chain to 800+ stores (currently 2,000+), and operated as private entity during tenure preparing transition into currently operating public entity. Corporate VP / Sealy Corporation: * Grew sales 40% to $930 million and drove double-digit improvements in operating cash flows. Created conceptual selling process that’s still regarded as the industry prototype.