Mark W. Henderson, President and Chief Operating Officer of Sterling Bedding, Inc., is a high-energy, visionary leader. He drives growth by providing quality product lines through partnerships with outstanding suppliers, establishing a dealer-focused approach, and superior financial performance. Mark is well known within the industry and beyond for his warm and generous personality and strong integrity.
Mark founded Sterling Bedding in 2003 as he recognized a need for a non-traditional approach to providing mattresses and furniture to consumers and businesses. He has established a roadmap and business model that took his single operation to over 50 locations across the U.S. with estimated gross sales of $10 million dollars. This business model has established exceptional results for our dealers.
Prior to serving as Sterling Bedding's CEO, Mark revitalized the sales, marketing and merchandising throughout Ahold's Inc. Southeast and Central region. From 1981 to 1996, Mark entered the retail business by joining Penn Traffic where he quickly advanced to Vice President of Operations and Merchandising for central New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.
He and his wife, Linda, enjoy traveling, Panther football, time spent with grandchildren, and their newest addition to the family, Gabbie, a Wheaton Terrier. He serves on many boards and actively volunteers in area programs and fundraising events.