The Team and Board

Jodie Ryndak

President/CEO (314) 956-9975

Jodie Ryndak, WPF President/CEO, leads the WPF team of industry professionals with a mission to maximize member involvement and spearhead the development of innovative programs that strengthen member business success and bottom line performance. A contract interiors veteran with over 20 years experience, Jodie joined WPF in 2016 as VP of Dealer Development and was named President/CEO the following year...

'Augie' Augustine

VP Business Development (704) 778-5706

Augie came to WPF as a high-energy, senior sales management professional with nearly 30 years experience in the contract furniture industry. With a degree in Interpersonal Communication from Central Michigan University, he began his career as Business Development Manager at Corporate Resources International in Bingham Farms, Michigan. Throughout his career, Augie has become a confident and effective sales manager...

Ellen Buckman

VP Member Relations (202) 441-4594

Ellen is the newest member of the WPF team, joining in February of 2018.  Ellen brings great enthusiasm infused with professional training in contract furniture, design thinking, and a research-based approach to her work in order to understand WPF member needs and develop meaningful strategies and services to better support them.  She is poised to insure the best member experience possible for our WPF Dealers!...

Liza Bryson

Administration (513) 563-0048

Liza Bryson joined WPF in 2016 as the administrator wearing many hats. With a bachelors degree in Communications and Fine Arts, Liza specializes in advertising and marketing. Although new to the industry, Liza's attention to detail makes her a great fit to the WPF team...

Randy Kloostra

Consultant (615) 540-3015

Randy Kloostra is an HR and organizational learning professional with over 22 years of experience in the contract office furniture industry. His career with Herman Miller Inc. included roles as the Director of People Services and Learning for the Sales and Dealer Distribution organizations. He was also the VP of HR for Coro Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of HMI which at one time included over 20 owned dealers and a national service company...

Christy Gallagher

Consultant: Creative/Web/Tech (513) 563-0048

Christy has been associated with WorkPlace Furnishings since 1995. Her company was initially contracted to create and produce collateral materials for a number of major projects. The relationship with WPF quickly grew over the years and her involvement has grown into an integral involvement with the day-to-day activities of WPF. Currently, Christy provides full support to all staff members for marketing, creative, graphics, web design and maintenance, and special assignments as needed...

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