LANDOVER, Md. – Skip Labella, Closet America founder and president, announced the launch of Closet America University, a new training facility for designers and installers and the Closet America President’s Club, which is aimed at rewarding the company’s top designers. 
Closet America designers and vendors attended the two-day launch meeting held in January at Closet America’s corporate headquarters in Landover, Maryland. According to the company, the event featured internationally known executive speech coach Gwen Resick-Rennich, who shared effective communication strategies for becoming a successful influencer.
During the meeting, LaBella announced the launch of the President’s Club, which offers the company’s top designers an opportunity to win a trip for two to Costa Rica in March 2020 for meeting 2019 sales goals.
"We want to empower and develop our team to reach and even exceed their potential,” LaBella said. “The President’s Club was created to reward their hard work, and Closet America University will position them for tremendous success."
The company’s designers toured the state-of-the-art, 4,000-square-foot showroom, met with vendors and learned about new products, including an innovative wall bed, garage storage systems and drawer front options.
Closet America vendor partners who attended the meeting include Christina Relyea, sales and marketing manager for JB Cutting; Richard DeMarco, Richelieu Hardware market development manager of the U.S. closet segment, and John Davies of HandiSolutions.

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