Homecrest Welcomes New CEO Randy Shorts

Homecrest Outdoor Living is excited to welcome Randy Shorts as new CEO. He brings decades of experience in the outdoor furniture industry.

Homecrest Outdoor Living is excited to welcome Randy Shorts as its new CEO. Shorts brings decades of experience in the outdoor furniture industry. He is a seasoned leader known for his growth mindset and people-centered approach. These are prime reasons he was chosen for this significant role.

“We couldn’t be happier to welcome Randy to the Homecrest family as chief executive officer,” said Mike Bullinger, owner of Homecrest Outdoor Living. “We are incredibly proud of Homecrest’s accomplishments as a leading U.S. manufacturer over the past 65+ years, and we are confident that Randy is the right person to lead the company into the next chapter of our story.”

Current Homecrest Outdoor Living CEO, Tim DeJong, retires amid a flood of well wishes and commendations from Bullinger and the entire Homecrest team.

“Looking to the future, we acknowledge with gratitude Tim’s tireless work,” Bullinger said. “We look forward to building on the foundation that he has carefully laid over the last decade.”

DeJong is credited with incorporating new manufacturing technology and expanding product lines during his tenure. “It has been an honor and privilege to serve such a dedicated team of professionals,” DeJong said. “I see wonderful opportunities for growth under Randy’s leadership, both for our people and our brand, as Homecrest continues to lead the industry in quality, comfort, and design.”

As incoming CEO, Shorts is “excited and honored” to join Homecrest Outdoor Living and plans to expand on DeJong’s work.

“The company is solidly positioned to continue growing the legacy that is Homecrest. We will continue to design and develop unique, ​market-driven, contemporary pieces.” – Randy Shorts

Shorts’ decades of experience in manufacturing management are invaluable to Homecrest. Certainly, this experience will help the company continue to expand its position of market leadership in the casual furniture industry.

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