Steinreich Communications Group, which operates the nation’s largest public relations practice serving the home furnishings industry, announced that Larry Thomas, one of the industry’s best-known journalists, has joined the firm as content manager. Thomas will work from the firm’s office in High Point, N.C. He reports to Vice President Sheila Long-O’Mara, who leads the firm’s home furnishings practice.
Thomas has more than four decades of journalism experience, the last 29 years of which have been spent writing about the bedding, case goods and much of the major stories affecting the home furnishings industry.
Most recently, Thomas was senior business editor at Home Furnishings Business. Prior to joining Home Furnishings Business, he spent 27 years writing for Furniture Today working in a variety of roles including news editor, business editor and bedding editor. Before becoming a trade journalist, he was a reporter for the Evansville Courier in Indiana.
In addition to his work in the industry, Thomas is active in his hometown of Archdale, N.C. where he has served as the chairman of the Archdale Planning & Zoning Board for many years, and has chaired numerous American Red Cross blood drives.
“Larry is one of the most well respected, knowledgeable and loved journalists in the home furnishings industry. We are thrilled to have him on our team where he will share his great understanding of all aspects of the business to with our clients and team,” said Steinreich Communications President and CEO Stan Steinreich.
Founded in 2003, Steinreich Communications represents some of the world’s leading corporations and consumer brands. It is one of the nation’s fastest growing, full-service public relations firms with offices in New York, Washington, Los Angeles, High Point, London, Frankfurt and Tel Aviv.