Member Spotlight - Whitney Van Dean

October 13, 2021

Whitney Van Dean, AIA, LEED AP, has been promoted to Vice President of Sales for CFI, the woman- and minority-owned Knoll dealer in the Philadelphia region. Whitney has over 25 years of professional experience in furniture and design. She is a registered architect with a previous career with a global design firm, working as a Senior Project Manager and Project Architect for their interiors division, leading multiple teams on regional, national, and international projects that represented millions of square feet of interior office, amenity, retail, hospitality, life sciences, and R&D projects. 

Joining the furniture side of the business about 10 years ago, Whitney started her furniture career as the A+D Manager for Herman Miller where she focused on supporting the A+D (architecture and design) community with product knowledge, specifications, workplace insight, and working sessions with their clients and end-users. Whitney then joined CFI as a salesperson, developing and servicing a core group of clients who represent some of their largest accounts. By leading the sales team across all of CFI’s offices, Whitney is focused on growing the sales team and expanding the volume of customers served, while ensuring that customers are supported first and foremost, that the A+D community continues to rely on CFI as a trusted partner and resource, and that the services provided continue to be best-in-class.

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