New England

The IFDA New England Chapter has been inspiring collaboration within the furnishings and design industries to support its people, their products and services. IFDA New England is a strong, talented, and creative group of people and we strive to celebrate our members.

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Our President

Kyle Tripp


On behalf of Kyle and all of the IFDA Board here in New England, welcome! We are thrilled to welcome members from every facet of the furnishing and design industry. Members are executives and companies professionally engaged in the design, production, distribution, promotion, communication or education in the furnishings and design and/or related industries. The IFDA promotes open sharing, mutual respect, and education, as well as community service and ethical practices.

Our board Members

John Trifone - President-Elect

Ian Kaplan - Treasurer

Lisa Almquist - Secretary

Georgia Zikas - VP Educational Foundation

Jim Foscaldo - VP Financial Resources

Melissa Bunis - VP Membership

Melissa Bunis - VP Membership Retention

John Tifone - VP Programs

Lauren Hamilton - VP Special Events

Michelle Southworth - VP Communications

Zach Kenney - VP Public Relations

Jacqueline Becker - VP Community Relations

Christina Fichera - VP Hospitality

Larissa Cook - Chapter Advisor

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Past Events


Wednesday, October 6th, 5pm-7pm


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