Jim Harley serves as President for Bentley Mills, Inc. A 30-year veteran in the flooring industry, he is responsible for leading the company’s manufacturing efforts, quality assurance practices, and facility management. Jim returned to Bentley in 2013. Prior to his current role, he held the positions of senior vice president of manufacturing for Tandus from 2005 to 2013 and vice president of manufacturing for Monterey Carpets from 2001 to 2005. Jim began his career in flooring at Bentley Mills, spanning 15 years and rising to the level of vice president and general manager. He resides in Corona, California with his wife and son.
Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing
Richard French serves as vice president of sales for Bentley Mills, Inc. A proven sales executive, Richard is charged with leading Bentley’s four regional vice presidents and 60+ account executives globally. Richard was previously with Interface for over 21 years, and with Milliken & Company for 8 years. He began his career as an Engineer and quickly learned his talents and passions were within the sales organization. French earned a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Auburn University in 1988. French and his wife, Leanne, reside in Atlanta with their two children, Parker and Jonathan.
Vice President of Human Resources
Aimee Alfonso serves as the vice president of human resources for Bentley Mills Inc. She joins Bentley with more than 20 years experience in human resources ranging from the aerospace industry, non-profits, and consulting. Prior to joining Bentley in 2017, Aimee consulted and served as the Vice President of Human Resources/Administrative Services at Orange County Adult Achievement Center, a non-profit organization providing programs and services for mentally disabled adults. The majority of her experience is in the manufacturing environment, specifically with her time serving as Director of Human Resources at Hartwell Corporation/McKechnie Aerospace, a manufacturer for commercial and military aircraft applications in Placentia, California. Aimee graduated from Brigham Young University with a Juris Doctor in 1993 and a Bachelor of Arts in English in 1990 from the University of California, Riverside. She currently resides in Anaheim Hills, California.
Vice President of Product Design + Development
Ginger Gilbert serves as Vice President of Product Design + Development for Bentley Mills, Inc. With a 30+ year career that includes Interior Design, Product Design, Marketing and Business Development, Ginger brings the ability to view product design and delivery in a multi-faceted manner. Having worked for companies that include Shaw Contract, J+J Flooring Group, and Tai Ping, Ginger also possesses a unique, global perspective on forward design for virtually any market. Ginger is happy to return to Southern California after 18 years in Georgia and currently resides in San Dimas where she enjoys many “excellent adventures”.
Vice President of Marketing
Victoria (Vicki) deVuono serves as vice president of marketing for Bentley Mills, Inc, directing our marketing strategy, strengthening our brand identity and generating awareness and demand for our products and services in the marketplace. Her previous roles included leadership positions in global brand strategy, creative direction, marketing, design and sales. Vicki, who began her career as a color and materials specialist at Perkins & Will in Chicago, spent nearly 26 years at Interface in various creative, marketing and sales roles. While there, she had the opportunity to work with the Bentley brand and is thrilled to be part of our team once again. She will be relocating from Chicago to Los Angeles with her family.