MONTGOMERY – David S. Marks III, founder and president of Marks Furniture Co. Inc., recently was elected to the Alabama Retail Association’s board of directors. Marks’ term began Jan. 1. Marks Furniture Co. Inc. has been an Alabama Retail member since 2010.
Marks serves as a member of the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce’s board of advisors and a member of the National Home Furnishings Association. Formerly, Marks was an owner and vice president of Marks Fitzgerald Furniture Co.
Founded by Marks in 1986, Marks Furniture Co. Inc. currently operates as La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries of the Gulf Coast. Marks Furniture employs 48 and has three locations. The company has Alabama stores in Mobile and Spanish Fort. The third location is in Pensacola, Fla.
Along with Marks Furniture Co. Inc., Marks also owns a furniture rental business serving the Gulf Coast area in Alabama and Florida known as Marks Interiors.
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