Lumber Liquidators appoints new director

Famous Rhodes joins the specialty flooring retailer after a career in automobile e-commerce.

Lumber Liquidators has appointed Famous Rhodes to its board of directors, effective Dec. 7.

"We are excited and pleased to welcome Famous to our board of directors," said Dennis Knowles, President and Chief Executive Officer. "Famous has a wealth of experience with digital technology and consumer experience.  We look forward to benefiting from the knowledge and insight he will bring to Lumber Liquidators' board as we continue to execute our business strategy."

Rhodes currently serves as an executive vp and the chief marketing officer Bluegreen Vacations Corporation, a vacation ownership company. Prior, he was vp of digital marketing and customer experience for AutoNation, Inc., an automotive retailer, from 2015 to 2017 and as vice president of eCommerce for AutoNation, Inc. from 2012 to 2015. He also served as senior director of eBay Motors 2011 to 2012.

With over 385 locations, Lumber Liquidators is one of North America's largest specialty retailers of hardwood flooring. 

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Correction: A previous version of this article ran with an incorrect headline, which confused Dennis Knowles with Famous Rhodes. 

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