Leadership

CCA Global Partners and its 13 divisions are all led by a passionate and innovative group of leaders – all with extensive experience in their fields. Our Board of Directors help guide our leadership team and share their experience and knowledge to help CCA Succeed.

“Leadership is lifting a person’s vision to high sights, the raising of a person’s performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.” —Peter Drucker

Our Leadership Team

Howard Brodsky

Chairman & Co-Chief Executive Officer

A pioneer of the cooperative business model, Brodsky is dedicated to helping entrepreneurs build successful businesses by providing the scale, resources and innovation that they needed to compete.

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Rick Bennet

Co-Chief Executive Officer

A retail industry veteran, Bennet has experience that spans domestic and international businesses and complex organizations, generating annual revenues ranging from $500 million to $14 billion.

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Charlie Dilks

Chief Product Officer

As Chief Product Officer Dilks oversees the product development and delivery processes for CCA Global Partners’ home furnishings divisions.

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Bob Wilson

Chief Administrative Officer

A seasoned executive and attorney, Wilson’s diversified background gives him the expertise necessary to spearhead CCA’s aggressive growth strategy.

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Jim Acker

Chief Financial Officer

Acker brings unparalleled commitment and dedication to his role as CFO that has been evident during the past 15 years that he has been with CCA.

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Eric Demaree

President

Eric Demaree is President of Carpet One Floor & Home. Prior to assuming the responsibilities of his current position, Demaree was the Chief Operating Officer for Carpet One Floor & Home.

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Scott Wheeler

Chief Operating Officer

With more than 20 years of experience in the floor covering industry, Scott Wheeler has been involved in all facets of the floor covering industry, from retail sales to corporate management and merchandising.

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Denise Sayer

Vice President, CCA For Social Good

Denise’s experience, coupled with her passion and vision, provides a unique skill set to poise the CCA For Social Good division for continued growth.

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Mary Hurand

President

Along with providing the strategic vision for COBO’s growth, Mary's primary focus is seeking qualified Community Management Company members to participate in the co-op.

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Dave Gheesling

CEO

As CEO, Dave has a passion for entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial collaboration, which are the essence of FEI Group.

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Jay Smith

President

As President, Jay has a passion for helping FEI Group Members grow and prosper.

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Keith Spano

President

As President, Keith Spano’s primary role is ensuring the ongoing success of Flooring America members while maximizing their profitability.

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Gregg Garofalo

President

As President of Lighting One, Greg focuses on keeping the business aggressive and fast growing as he provides guidance for over 260 locations across North America and Canada.

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Greg Johnson

Senior Vice President

As Senior Vice President of the Strategic Partners Group, Greg is responsible for CCA's strategic business partnerships as well as all aspects of Lionsbridge business - from marketing to new program development.

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Eric Bernstein

President

With experience in commercial banking and management information systems, Eric leads this dynamic business group.

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Andrew Shulklapper

Chief Operating Officer

As COO, Andrew is charged with the task of taking ProSource to the next level of expansion and innovation.

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Carl Michelakos

Vice President of Operations

As Vice President of Operations, Carl is responsible for all of The Bike Cooperative logistics and overseeing its operations and savings programs.

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Tim Leaver

Vice President of Marketing

As Vice President of Marketing, Tim is responsible for The Bike Cooperative marketing programs, including direct mail, email and automated customer follow-up initiatives.

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Jason Larson

Vice President of Operations

Jason has helped build BizUnite from the ground up. His responsibilities include sales, vendor partner relations, and developing strategic partnerships.

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Our Board of Directors

CCA Global’s distinguished Board of Directors helps to steer the company in the right direction and ensure that we continue to create and execute programs to help entrepreneurs succeed.

Board of Directors Group

Howard Brodsky

FOUNDER & CO-CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

A pioneer of the cooperative business model, Brodsky is dedicated to helping entrepreneurs build successful businesses by providing the scale, resources and innovation that they needed to compete.

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Rick Bennet

CO-CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

A retail industry veteran, Bennet has experience that spans domestic and international multi-unit businesses and complex organizations, generating annual revenues ranging from $500 million to $14 billion.

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Sandy Mishkin

CCA Global Partners

Sue Allwein

Member Since: 2009

Tom Brewer

Member Since: 2005

Randy Pack

Member Since: 1993

Richard Riezman

Member Since: 1984

Gina Schaefer

Member Since: 2016

Al Sinclair

Member Since: 2009

Ken Weisbacher

Member Since: 2005

Scott Wening

Member Since: 1989

Rick Wiebe

Member Since: 2016