The 2021 Wood Industry Market Leaders are (in alphabetical order): Alicia Barker, president, Organizers Direct Industries; Luke Elias, president, Muskoka Cabinet Co.; Scott Grove, owner, Scott Grove (Imagine Grove Woodworking and Green Grove Design); Edward San Juan, president, E.F. San Juan Inc.; Edward Galt Steves, CEO, Steves & Sons; and Sam Bell Steves, president, Steves & Sons.
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Master craftsman/furniture maker, veneer expert, artist, sculptor, instructor and author – Scott Grove does it all. He sold his first sculpture to a gallery at 16, and has projects in museums nationwide.
Sam Bell Steves II, president, and Edward Galt Steves, CEO, lead Steves & Sons, one of the largest and oldest door manufacturers in North America.
Luke Elias is president of Muskoka Cabinet Co., an Ontario-based, high-tech company that makes kitchens.
The president of E.F. San Juan, Edward San Juan has helped grow the company into the widely recognized architectural moulding, millwork and cabinetry manufacturer it is today.
Since 2009, Woodworking Network has paid tribute to market leaders in the wood products industry that have made an impact — not only at their own companies, but also on the industry as a whole. Represented are persons from all segments of the secondary woodworking industry, including: residential furniture, contract/office furniture, cabinets, closets/home storage, store fixture, architectural woodwork, window and door, and wood components.
John Bray, CEO of Vanguard Furniture, has dedicated more than half his life to the industry. In recognition of his achievements, he received the American Home Furnishings Alliance Distinguished Service Award and was inducted into the American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame in 2016.
A forward thinker, Andrew Campbell has led New Jersey-based Eastern Millwork Inc. to its high level of success by leveraging design innovation, automation, technology and lean manufacturing, plus an aggressive information management system, to fulfill projects that require large volumes of material on tight and shifting schedules.