Custom retail fixture maker names new executives

PHILADELPHIA — Sparks, a maker of custom retail fixtures, has appointed two new executives to their business development team.  Ilicia Manger and Jeffery Buttson bring a combined total of 35 years of retail fixture industry experience to the Sparks executive team.

Buttson joins the team as VP business development and will bring his experience in retail environments design and fixture manufacturing to the forefront of Sparks' development activities. Buttson joins Sparks with a proven track record for success as Vice President of Business Development for Agilus LLC, and director of retail business development for Palladeo Inc.

Manger, a veteran in the apparel and retail industry, has held leadership positions at Oved Apparel Group, Converse by John Varvatos, and Tommy Hilfiger USA. In her new role as Director of New Business Development at Sparks, Manger will serve as an integral part of the Sparks business development initiative within the high-end retail and apparel industry.

Sparks is confident that the wealth of expertise that Buttson and Manger bring will enhance the presence within the company's target markets.

"We are excited to welcome both Ilicia and Jeremy to our Business Development Team. Their broad experiences will be tremendous assets to Sparks for our future growth." - Matt Wood, president, Sparks' custom retail division.