DUFRESNE SPENCER GROUP
Chad Spencer of Memphis, TN is President of the Dufresne Spencer Group, co-founded with his father in 2002. From one furniture store in 2002, DSG has grown to include two brands, Ashley Furniture HomeStore and Stash Home, and a production company, VIA. DSG currently encompasses 44 furniture stores serviced by 12 Distribution Centers, with over 1,300 employees in 9 states. They are currently #32 on Furniture Today’s Top 100 Furniture Retailers, having climbed the list quickly since they first appeared on it in 2008. As a result, DSG was named one of the top 10 fastest growing furniture retail companies in the country and one of the fastest growing companies in Memphis, TN. One of Chad’s passions is giving back to the communities in which DSG serves, so he has ensured DSG is involved with many charitable organizations, such as Hope to Dream, St. Jude Children’s Hospitals, One World Health, Habitat for Humanity, Nurses for Newborns, and Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, among many others. DSG has been awarded AFI’s Chairman Award for Top Ashley Furniture HomeStore licensees in the USA on several occasions. Chad and his wife Kelley have been happily married since 1999 and are the proud parents of three sons.
Leadership in a Changing Marketplace With a focus on visionary leadership, Chad Spencer has made DSG the largest and fastest growing Ashley Furniture licensee and created a culture of achievement. A dynamic leader who has doubled the size of his company and tripled its store count in a 14-month period, Spencer will motivate and educate.