Owners & Staff

Michael Fiacco, President-CEO
Michael Fiacco has a Bachelor of Science in Economics and began his career in the finance field. After college he worked for AIG Trading group in Greenwich, CT. He then worked for BNP Paribas in New York. Before moving back to the southern Vermont area he managed a furniture chain in the Metro New York and northern New Jersey areas. When Michael returned to take over the family business he opened Bennington Furniture’s 4th location in West Dover and in the summer of 2010 opened the 5th location in Rutland. Michael is committed to continue on with his mother’s business model of offering the very best in customer service with the best possible prices. Michael and his extremely dedicated staff believe in out-working their competitors to give you the best possible experience whether you are buying a $99.00 lamp or purchasing an entire house of furniture. Michael can be reached at michael@benningtonfurniture.com

Denise Cyr, Founder-Retired
Denise and Michael Denise Cyr opened Bennington Furniture in 1986 in a 3000 sq ft store on North Main Street in Bennington Vermont. Over the past 20 years Denise has grown Bennington Furniture from that small 3000 sq ft store to five stores which is over 90,000 sq ft of showroom and warehouse facilities. Denise has become one of the premiere interior designers in the northeast and her homes have been featured in national publications such as Kitchen and Bath for her design work and Nations Business Magazine for the growth of her business. Denise also received the National Blue Chip award from the US Chamber of Commerce for outstanding entrepreneur and small businesswomen. Although retired from day to day operations she still enjoys the interior design side of the business and can be found doing interior design jobs for commercial hotels or for customers who request her services. Denise can be reached at denise@benningtonfurniture.com



Staff

Managers:

Marcy Rodd – Customer Service Manager
Marcy is a native of Bennington, VT. She attended MAUHS and graduated in the
 class of 1992. After working and living for several years in the Mount Snow 
area, she returned to Bennington and has 
been employed at Bennington Furniture since 2003. Marcy is the lead customer service person and can help you with all of your service and warranty questions. She works at our corporate office in the Rt 7A location in Bennington. Her email is marcy@benningtonfurniture.com

Paul Baker – General Manager- Bennington
Paul started working for Bennington Furniture
 in 2002 as the warehouse manager. Since then he has moved up to operations
 manager to GM. He was born in CT. and moved to Bennington as a child. He
 spent six years at Bennington Potters where he was their shipping manager for 2 1/2 years. Paul works primarily in our Rt. 7A location and can sometimes be found out on our trucks or between stores. His e-mail is paul@benningtonfurniture.com

Kim Christman – Store Manager/ Design Consultant
Kim grew up in the midwest but now resides in Shaftsbury, VT with her husband and two children. She has worked with Bennington Furniture since 2000. She started in our customer service department and now manages our Manchester store and co-manages our Dover store. Kim’s time is spent between our Manchester and Dover stores and she can be reached at kim@benningtonfurniture.com

Trude Mann – Merchandising Manager/Lead Interior Designer
Trude is a native of Bennington where she currently resides, with her three children and her husband. She has worked as a merchandiser for retail stores in the area for 18 years. She has been with Bennington Furniture for 8 years where she heads our interior design team and merchandises for all five of our stores. She works in all locations with the bulk of her time spent in the West Dover store. Her email is trude@benningtonfurniture.com


Sales:

Barbara Chapleau – Rutland
Barbara was born and raised in Rutland, VT. She and her husband Chuck have three grown children and one grandson Kiernan. She transitioned from a nursing career to furniture sales in 1995. Barbara says nursing and furniture sales have a couple of skills in common: good listening and problem-solving to meet the client’s needs and wants. She comes to us after a 15 year career at Sofas ‘n More where she worked as a sales consultant, manager, buyer and merchandiser. Barb enjoys reading, recreational biking and cross-country skiing. Barb can be reached at barb@benningtonfurniture.com

Jaci Terrill – Rutland
Originally from Pennsylvania, (Go Eagles!) Jaci moved to the Rutland area in 2006 along with her husband Phillip. Jaci has more than 8 years experience in the furniture industry, 4 of which were spent working at Sofas ‘n More. When she’s not assisting customers at our Rutland location, you can find Jaci spoiling her two adorable Jack Russell Terriers. Visit the Rutland store or reach Jaci by email at jaci@benningtonfurniture.com

Interior Designer and Sales

Peg Caron
Peg is native of Bennington Vermont. She attended Endicott College in Beverly Ma. She graduated with a degree in Interior Design. After working for several years in Boston she returned to the Bennington area and opened a custom picture-framing studio at her home, balancing her time between her studio and Bennington Furniture. She is married with two daughters and resides in White Creek, NY. Peg works in our Historic Rt 7A, Manchester and Bennington Budget locations. Her e-mail is peg@benningtonfurniture.com

Judy Conroy
Judy started working at Bennington Furniture in 2006. She has an Associate of Specialized Technology degree in Interior Design from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and has nearly 20 years of experience working primarily in residential design. She has worked for both large companies like Ethan Allen as well as small, specialized design studios. She works in our Historic Route 7A and Manchester locations and can sometimes be found at our Bennington Budget Furniture location. Although Judy has lived and worked in several different areas of the country, she currently resides in Shaftsbury, VT. Her e-mail is judy@benningtonfurniture.com

Michele L. Hogan – Color Consultant/Interior Design
started working for the Bennington Furniture family as a sales associate in 2003. Having limited knowledge of the furniture world, she jumped right in. With her family’s deep roots in the auto industry; her father Bill would let her choose the interior upholstery color and exterior paint color on the new cars that he was ordering for his dealership. An artist herself she creates amazing colors that form on her oil-paint palette. She offers her expertise as a color consultant to all of her customers, from the home right down the street to second home owners. She works to create amazing spaces with splashes of different hues and saturations using furniture as centerpieces of her creations. Michele sits on the Board of The Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce; she also is a Justice of the Peace for The State of Vermont and Co-Chair of the Basement Music Series at the Vermont Arts Exchange. You can e-mail Michele anytime at silkier40@aol.com to have her answer a question or make an appointment for a free in home consultation. You may contact her at Bennington Furniture on Harwood Hill at 802-442-3212.


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Locations & Directions

Bennington Furniture Showroom and Warehouse
1371 Historic Route 7A
Bennington, VT 05201


Phone:802.447.3212


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Bennington Budget Furniture
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1371B Harwood Hill Rd
Bennington, VT 05201


Phone:802.447.3212


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Total Sleep Center
1371 Historic Route 7A
Bennington, VT 05201


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Bennington Furniture of Manchester
1011 Depot Street
Manchester, VT 05254


Phone:802.362.3888


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Bennington Furniture of West Dover
33 Route 100
West Dover, VT 05356


Phone:802.464.7600


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Bennington Furniture of Rutland
17 Business Route 4
Center Rutland, VT 05736


Phone:802.773.2703


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Total Sleep Center
17 Business Route 4
Center Rutland, VT 05736


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Bennington Furniture of Queensbury
63 Quaker Rd
Queensbury, NY 12804


Phone:518.636.3434


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Total Sleep Center
63 Quaker Rd
Queensbury, NY 12804


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Bennington Furniture of Pittsfield
5 Cheshire Road
Pittsfield, MA 01201


Phone:413.344.4541


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Total Sleep Center
5 Cheshire Road
Pittsfield, MA 01201


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Bennington Furniture features a large selection of quality living room, bedroom, dining room, home office, and entertainment furniture as well as mattresses, home decor and accessories. Bennington Furniture has a store location in Bennington, VT. Bennington Furniture serves the surrounding areas of Bennington, VT. For those in the New York area, come check out our Queensbury location. If you're looking for the perfect furniture to suit your needs as well as your lifestyle, stop by Bennington Furniture in Bennington, VT today!