Carolina Rustica | Richard Sexton
Richard Sexton founded Carolina Rustica 16 years ago after a one year trip around the world to celebrate a voluntary departure from the corporate life. Carolina Rustica is now a nationally-recognized multi-channel retailer of high end furniture which embraces internet technology and consumer trends to grow its customer base. The company also maintains a large showroom in Concord, NC. In 2012, the company was sold to Mattress USA, based in Brighton, MI, and Mr. Sexton continues in his role as President. Mr. Sexton has his MBA from Kellogg at Northwestern University with concentrations in Marketing and Economics. He lives in Concord, NC with his wife, two daughters, a spaniel, and long-time business partner, Magoo the parrot.