(Temple, TX – April 1, 2023) Artcobell President Rick Parker announced today that Michael Doddridge has been promoted to Vice President, Business Development for the K-12 school furniture manufacturer. Doddridge joined Artcobell in 2022 with more than 20 years in the commercial construction business, including many school projects. He has also been responsible for procuring furniture, fixtures, and equipment for schools and churches across the country. In his business development role, he has worked with the leadership team to generate interest and support for the Artcobell brand with decision-makers and influencers in the educational furniture selection process.
“In the past 9 months, Michael has built strategic relationships with schools and the architects and interior designers, project managers, and contractors we work with, connecting them to the broad range of resources and products that Artcobell offers,” says Parker. “He has also built a strong team of regional business development managers engaged in key markets for K-12 growth.”
As the education landscape shifts dramatically and educational spaces play a significant role in transforming learning, Artcobell is focused on providing more than just products. The company continues to invest in developing resources that support a wider range of customers and influencers engaged in helping to make this shift.
Artcobell is a Temple, Texas-based furniture manufacturer supporting exclusively K-12 educational environments. Built on 60+ years of manufacturing experience and led by a team of seasoned pros, Artcobell provides tools and resources, as well as a broad line of seating, work surfaces, teacher solutions, and storage built to meet the demands of K-12 teachers and students.