Stokes Returns to Elkay Cabinetry as VP, GM Cabinet Channels

Posted by Karen Koenig | Posted: 04/28/2014 10:10AM


Larry Stokes, Elkay ManufacturingLarry Stokes OAK BROOK, IL- Larry Stokes was named vice president and general manager of Elkay Manufacturing's Traditional and Builder Cabinet channels. 

Stokes will be responsible sponsible for setting strategy and overseeing sales and product marketing of Elkay's cabinet brands, which include Medallion Cabinetry, MasterCraft Cabinetry, Yorktowne Cabinetry and Design-Craft Cabinets. Elkay also offers select brands exclusively through home centers, including: Schuler Cabinetry brand at Lowes, InnerMost Cabinets at The Home Depot, Woodbridge Cabinetry and Medallion brands sold at Menards, and the American Cabinetry Collection offered through the Sears Home Improvement Program.

Stokes previously worked with Elkay's cabinetry following the acquisition of Medallion in 1993. He was most recently executive VP sales and marketing at Dura Supreme Cabinetry. He was also the president and CEO at Viking Cabinet Group. 

Tom Samanic, president of Elkay US and Canada, said Stokes "was instrumental to the Medallion brand's success after Elkay first acquired the business in 1993."


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Karen M. Koenig

Karen M. Koenig has more than 25 years of experience in the woodworking industry, including visits to wood products manufacturing facilities throughout North America, Europe and Asia. As Editor-in-Chief of Woodworking Network magazine (formerly Wood & Wood Products), Karen’s primary responsibilities include spearheading the writing, editing and coordinating of the editorial content of the publication, along with the Red Book resource guide and the Red Book online source and supply directory ( She is also a frequent contributor to other Woodworking Network online and print media. She can be reached at or Google+.

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