Jennie Tatum joins Henricksen as Vice President, Business Development

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Jennie Tatum joins Henricksen as Vice President, Business Development for Henricksen overseeing/with responsibility for their Tennessee market. Jennie brings 20 years of experience working in the commercial furniture industry working as both an interior designer and a sales leader. Jennie will focus on growing Henricksen Tennessee’s business and overall brand recognition across the region.

Jennie is eager to bring her knowledge and experience to a business development role with Henricksen. “I was born and raised in Nashville, so it’s exciting for me to come back to my roots in a leadership role,” said Tatum. “My team will be focused on growing business and reshaping the brand, which is currently going through a rebirth. We want to ensure that whether you’re in A&D, real estate, or construction, you will recognize the Henricksen name across the Tennessee market.”

Jennie joins Henricksen from Kimball International where she spent over eight years working in variety of roles, from district manager to regional sales director and most recently as Director of Strategic Partnerships. Prior to that she ran a team of A&D representatives for IDS, a Steelcase dealership in Nashville, Tennessee. Previously, Jennie has also worked on the dealer side as a designer and sales account manager.

“We’re excited to have someone on board with such a high level of subject matter expertise in furniture and sales leadership, as well as a deep understanding of the local market,” said Michael Moore, General Manager of Henricksen, Tennessee. “She will head up Business Development and connect with clients and partners to help grow our business even more across Nashville, Chattanooga, and Knoxville.”

Jennie holds a Bachelor of Science degree in interior design from Middle Tennessee State University. She is passionate about the outdoors, health, and fitness. She lives with her husband, two sons, and three dogs in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

About Henricksen 

Henricksen is a full-service contract furniture dealership specializing in office, healthcare, education, government, senior living, and hospitality spaces. In 1962, Henricksen opened its doors as a small, family-run dealership. Today, Henricksen is a leading national dealership with 13 offices, over 340 full-time employees, and annual sales topping $300 million. With 400+ manufacturer partnerships, Henricksen offers an array of products from systems furniture, case goods, seating, lounge, and conference furnishings to architectural solutions including modular walls, flooring, lighting, sound masking, and technology equipment. Henricksen is the largest privately-owned dealer partner of HNI in the United States. HNI’s furniture brands include Allsteel, HBF, The HON Company, and Gunlocke.