MINNEAPOLIS, April 27, 2017 — Atmosphere Commercial Interiors, a preeminent contract furniture and services dealership, is pleased to announce that Carlene Wilson has been promoted to President, and has accepted the invitation to join the board of directors as well as acquire an equity stake in Omni Workspace, the holding company of Atmosphere. With seven offices in four states, Atmosphere serves a vast client base, generating revenues of $200M as one of the world’s largest Steelcase dealers.
Prior to joining Atmosphere in 2016, Carlene was co-owner of the Dallas-based Steelcase dealership, BKM Total Office of Texas, where she helped build a fast-growing and thriving business in the Dallas/Fort Worth market. At BKM, Carlene led a team of 40 professionals, with responsibility for sales, marketing, design, client services, and talent development. She launched new divisions dedicated to the fast-growing healthcare and education markets, and served as Chair of the Steelcase Dealer Council. Prior to BKM, she held leadership positions with Steelcase as well as several other successful commercial furniture dealerships.
“We are very pleased to promote Carlene to the position of President,” said Tim Anderson, CEO of Atmosphere Commercial Interiors, and Chairman of Omni Workspace. “In her tenure at Atmosphere, Carlene has worked with our team members to enrich our commitment to clients and provide world-class solutions in each market we serve. Carlene has brought a new and dynamic sales system to Atmosphere, empowering all team members to compete more aggressively and successfully in our respective markets. And she has led the development of cutting edge showrooms for our clients. In her new role, she will be instrumental in positioning the organization as a market leader in all regions.”
Since joining the business, Carlene assumed responsibility for national sales, marketing, and design, and has begun evolving the entire sales and marketing organization into a more dynamic, competitive and high-growth engine. Under her leadership, Atmosphere has added several highly regarded industry veterans, including Greg Whitehead, Vice President of Sales, Business Development in Minnesota; Trish Shirk, Design Manager in Minnesota; Nancy Griffin, Director of Sales in Arizona; as well as promoted Tracy Corona to Design Manager in Arizona.
About Atmosphere Commercial Interiors
Atmosphere Commercial Interiors is committed to fostering long-term business relationships. We have dedicated our rich history in the office furniture industry to learning the complexities of business and facility ecosystems. Our strong corporate culture, purpose, and operational focus drive results and fulfill our clients’ project and business goals.
We are proud to serve organizations around the globe of every size, from start-up to Fortune 500, and across corporate, healthcare, education, and hospitality industries. In addition, our focus on innovation and inspired solutions guides our partnerships with architecture and design, real estate and development, and technology industries.
With Steelcase, a global leader in workplace products and research, our comprehensive portfolio of products and services brings our clients’ spaces to life. In recognition of our ability to deliver the highest quality products, services and client experience, we are pleased to be a multi-year recipient of the distinguished Steelcase Platinum Partner Award.
Headquartered in Minneapolis, with offices in Wisconsin, Illinois, and Arizona, we are embedded deeply in our communities and passionate about providing world-class workspaces.