Carnegie Expands Sales Leadership

Erika Gaies

Innovative commercial textile company Carnegie promotes Erika Gaies to Executive Vice President of Sales.

As a leader in the industry, Carnegie prides itself on delivering a solution-based approach to sales through an ability to cater to and anticipate the ever-changing needs of designers and architects. “Erika’s intuitive understanding of client needs and the potential of technology is a strong asset integral to our management team,” said Cliff Goldman, President.

Gaies joined Carnegie in 2011 as an Illinois Sales Representative, then taking on the position of Vice President of Sales. As Executive Vice President of Sales, Gaies will build on her previous responsibilities by managing sales leadership for the Midwestern market as well as directing overall Sales Strategy for the Carnegie Sales team.

About Carnegie

Carnegie is a leading manufacturer and innovator of textiles in North America.  Since 1950, the family-owned company has established a tradition of firsts, including the development of its own Xorel® fabrics, which provide a durable alternative to PVC materials and Biobased Xorel, the first plant based high performance textile in the world.  In addition, Carnegie has built a reputation for its ongoing and comprehensive commitment to the environment through all parts of its business cycle by being a member of the Be Original organization, maintaining a B Corp certification, and by establishing themselves as the first and only interior textiles PVC free company in the industry. Visit