Posts Tagged ‘ Rosalie Leone ’

Leone Set to Retire as WMA President and CEO

Apr 1st, 2024

World Millwork Alliance (WMA) has announced the impending retirement of its president and CEO, Rosalie Leone. Leone, who has been with the organization for 27 years, will retire on December 31, 2024. Leone’s connection to the construction industry and trades dates back to childhood. “I was raised around the building industry and carpentry trades growing […]

Steves Brothers to be Honored as Ron Taylor Award Recipients

Sep 14th, 2023

World Millwork Alliance’s (WMA) Ron Taylor Award (RTA) of Integrity and Commitment recognizes individuals who have achieved the highest standard of three key components: connection, commitment and contribution. This year, the organization has named brothers Edward Galt Steves and Sam Bell Steves II of Steves & Sons Inc. as the recipients. Edward, the company’s CEO, […]

At WMA, Smaller Numbers Were No Deterrent From Doing Business

Oct 7th, 2021

“We’re here.” That was the message from World Millwork Alliance president and CEO Rosalie Leone this week, as the association proceeded—in person—with its annual trade show. After sitting out a year and proceeding with a virtual platform in 2020, “Two years is just too long,” Leone declared. While the event failed to gather as many […]

WMA Goes All In With Virtual Conference

Sep 21st, 2020

If you’ve ever been to a World Millwork Alliance convention, then chances are you’re familiar with the event’s ability to pack rooms with the sounds of networking. (In 2019, the event’s keynote session was wall-to-wall with standing room only.) These days, those connections will take place remotely, and the industry alliance will proceed in October—despite […]

World Millwork Alliance Announces Ron Taylor Award Winner

Sep 14th, 2020

The World Millwork Alliance (WMA), a global trade association servicing the millwork industry, has named Nick Carter as the recipient of the 2020 Ron Taylor Award of Integrity and Commitment (RTA). The award recognizes individuals who have achieved the highest standard of the three key components associated with the RTA – Connection, Commitment and Contribution. […]

World Millwork Alliance 2020 Virtual Conference Registration Open

Jul 30th, 2020

Participants can now register for the World Millwork Alliance (WMA)’s 2020 Virtual Millwork Conference, scheduled for October 5-7, 2020. “The WMA Virtual Conference will serve as the industry’s connecting point to foster business relationships and promote millwork innovation and growth during these unprecedented times,” says Rosalie Leone, president of World Millwork Alliance. The WMA Virtual […]

World Millwork Alliance Announces WMA Annual Tradeshow Is Postponed

May 26th, 2020

World Millwork Alliance (WMA) recently announced the WMA 2020 annual convention and tradeshow has been postponed until 2021. The location will remain Mobile, Ala., and the WMA website will be updated with the new dates, according to the alliance’s press release. “Following the review of what the association needs to accomplish in order to ensure […]

WMA Continues Advocacy for Women in the Trade with Second-Annual Conference

Mar 3rd, 2020

World Millwork Alliance (WMA) continues to celebrate women in the trade with its second-annual Women In Millwork (WIM) conference. The event will be held April 6-9, 2020, at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort in Clearwater Beach, Fla., where it will feature roundtable discussions centered on today’s most impactful millwork issues, team-building workshops that are designed […]

World Millwork Alliance Announces New Membership Director

Feb 24th, 2020

World Millwork Alliance (WMA) announced Jeffery Williams as its new membership director. According to the Alliance, Williams brings more than 30 years of executive management experience in the millwork industry, including most recently as corporate millwork manager for OrePac Building Products. “The value proposition that Jeff brings to WMA as our new director of membership […]

Attendees at WMA Discard Excuses and Play on Optimism in Reno

Oct 8th, 2019

Members of the door, moulding and millwork industries are in Reno, Nev., this week for World Millwork Alliance’s (WMA) Annual Convention and Tradeshow, where over the course of a three-day event the association and its speakers look to send a clear message: their industry is no gamble. Instead, members must learn to play their hands amid […]