Haines Congratulates Hoy Lanning, 2018 NAFCD Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

GLEN BURNIE, MD, Nov 7, 2018 – On November 6, the North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors (NAFCD) recognized Hoy Lanning of J.J. Haines from Glen Burnie, MD as the recipient of the 2018 NAFCD Lifetime Achievement Award.

Lanning joined CMH Flooring Products, Inc. in 1991 as general manager and later became the president and CEO. Since its inception, CMH grew its sales from a few million dollars to $190 million at the time of its acquisition by J.J. Haines in 2014. His contributions over the years have significantly impacted not only customers and suppliers, but also the many personal relationships he has built, that have benefited from Hoy’s counsel and friendship. Hoy continues to contribute as a senior leader at Haines where his guidance and leadership have been instrumental to the organization’s success. He is a past president of NAFCD and is currently active on numerous boards in the community.

“Everywhere I go, everyone knows Hoy Lanning. While he is not done building an incredible legacy, he has certainly achieved a level of excellence worthy of this award,” said Michael Barrett, president & CEO of Haines.

The NAFCD Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes an individual who has shown exceptional leadership and made outstanding contributions that have led to expanding the vision of the floorcovering distribution channel.