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Babcock & Associates to Represent Homecrest in Mid-Atlantic Region

Babcock & Associates, Inc. will represent Homecrest’s line of quality outdoor furniture throughout the Mid-Atlantic territory.

Homecrest Outdoor Living is pleased to announce the addition of Babcock & Associates, Inc. to our network of residential sales representatives. Leslie Briley, Ray Babcock, and Ryan Clauss will represent Homecrest’s quality outdoor furniture throughout the Mid-Atlantic territory.

Babcock & Associates, Inc. have been representing outdoor living products since their founding over 30 years ago. Siblings Leslie Briley and Ray Babcock started the company together, and they have since represented a variety of outdoor brands, currently including Weber-Stephen Products, Design Toscano, and EZ Smart Tools.

Leslie Briley

Briley represents the territory of Maryland; Virginia; Washington, D.C; and Eastern Pennsylvania. She has developed deep connections with dealer partners over her long tenure in the outdoor products industry, and enjoys helping dealers grow their business and fine-tune their unique offerings to stand out in their market. Briley’s passions include grilling, paddleboarding, and serving on the Pennsylvania SPCA Board of Directors.

Ray Babcock

Babcock’s territory includes Delaware, the Eastern Shore of Maryland, West Virginia, and Eastern Pennsylvania. He employs a hands-on approach to help dealers thrive within their market. Babcock and his wife of 24 years have two Eagle Scout sons attending college at Virginia Tech and Gettysburg. The couple enjoys spending their free time on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and boating, barbecuing, and traveling.

Ryan Clauss

Clauss covers the territory of New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania. Since 2001, he has worked closely with numerous outdoor living and hardware locations throughout the Northeast. He is well known for his vast knowledge of products, attention to detail, and approachable demeanor, building lasting relationships with dealers over the years. Clauss enjoys spending time with family, skiing with his wife and two daughters, and working toward seeing the Philadelphia Eagles play at every NFL stadium.

About Homecrest Outdoor Living

Founded in 1953, Homecrest Outdoor Living designs and manufactures luxury outdoor furniture on location in Wadena, MN, USA. With a passion for quality, design, and an unparalleled user experience, Homecrest furniture is built to commercial specifications for use in both residential and hospitality environments.

As an iconic American manufacturer in the outdoor living category, Homecrest offers unique furniture collections and accessories that range from classic to modern in design, and specializes in custom, made-to-order furnishings available in excellent lead times. Learn more at

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Whether it’s a backyard patio or rooftop dining application, Homecrest has the perfect collections to suit your needs.

For homeowners seeking to furnish your outdoor space, visit our residential website to view current collections and find a dealer.

For contract and hospitality projects, visit our commercial website to see your options and find a contract sales representative.