NEW ORLEANS - Hardwood Manufacturers Association members elected Jack Shannon, Jr. of J. T. Shannon Lumber Co., Memphis, TN, president at the HMA National Conference and Expo in New Orleans, LA March 14.

Other HMA officers for 2012 are First VP Skipper Beal, Beal Lumber Co. Inc., Little Mountain, SC; Second VP Richard Wilkerson, Anderson-Tully Co., Vicksburg, MS; and Exec. VP Linda Jovanovich, HMA, Pittsburgh, Pa. Board member of the hardwood manufacturers group were also selected.

HMA operates the American Hardwood Promotion Program, a nationwide marketing communications effort to build consumer demand for U.S. hardwood flooring, cabinetry, millwork and furniture. It reaches 30 million consumers annually.

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