ST. CHARLES, Ill. -- The Cabinet Makers Association has announced that Guy Bucey will be the opening keynote speaker at the organization’s 2020 national conference, which will be held March 4-6 in St. Charles. Bucey was an honoree in Woodworking Network's inaugural 2016 40 Under 40 class.

To kick off the CMA’s second national conference, Bucey will share why you should “Stay in Your Lane” when it comes to being an effective leader. Bucey is the COO of Inova, a leading manufacturer and innovator in the furniture industry. Located in upstate New York, Inova focuses on the hospitality, contract, multifamily, student housing, and military markets. Bucey began his career at the company following his service in the Marines and quickly became a role model, known for demonstrating the power of teamwork.

“At Inova, we put a lot of focus on our leadership. We want to be mentors and teachers and not just people who are telling other people what to do. The exact term we use is ‘servant’ leadership,” said Bucey. “We’re always working to cultivate, train, and teach other employees.”

Bucey’s keynote address coincides with the event theme which focuses on “2020 Vision” and the three sight lines of driving: looking in the rearview mirror to see where we have been, checking the blind spot to see what’s happening around us, and shifting gears to accelerate forward. To register, see http://www.cabinetmakers.org/2020.

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