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Education

Mississippi State University

Bachelors of Science and Marketing- Mississippi State University, 1966

Specialization:

Furniture Manufacturer; Negotiation; Strategic Planning; New Business Development; Product Development; Marketing Strategy

Biography

Jim Sneed is CEO of Affordable Furniture Manufacturing, Inc. Since taking over the company in 2004, Jim and his partners, Terry Austin, Dale Gray, and Jerry Cowsert, with over 120 years of combined experience, increased the company's revenue by $30 million during its first two years of operation. In 2007, Jim assumed responsibility as President and CEO and under his strong leadership; the company still continues significant growth and has expanded to Houlka, Mississippi with operations expanding over 600,000 square feet with over 300 dedicated employees. Affordable Furniture Ltd., is one of the largest privately held upholstered furniture manufacturers in the United States. Jim received his Bachelors of Science and Marketing from Mississippi State University and resides in Houlka, Mississippi where he enjoys Fishing and is an avid follower of collegiate sports.

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