CHANTILLY, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CORT, the nation’s leading provider of furniture rental and transition services, today announced the addition of Phil DeSarno to the CORT Events executive sales and marketing team as part of the company’s ongoing strategy to create a foundation of success built on infrastructural enhancements that ultimately support CORT’s goal of creating a higher level of customer service.
“The pace of change has increased dramatically since our recent experience with the pandemic and our industry and customers have heightened expectations on communication, quality, inspiration and strategic alignment,” Damon Ross, Senior Group Vice President said. “CORT Events will continue to innovate our business and expand our strategic and operational capabilities. Adding Phil to our team is a significant step forward for our organization and the service that we provide to our clients.”
CORT Events welcomes DeSarno in the newly created role of Vice President of sales, marketing, and merchandising. DeSarno, who previously served as assistant vice president of a rental manufacturer business at Enterprise Holding Inc., joins CORT Events with over 27 years of experience in strategic sales where he led teams across multiple divisions, helping to facilitate both profitable growth and revenue.
“I am excited to join the CORT team. It has been great to see the exciting opportunities ahead of us and the level of talent within our organization who are looking forward to making a positive impact on our business and our customers,” DeSarno said.
As VP of sales, marketing, and merchandising, DeSarno will be responsible for enhancing divisional relationships and alignment with CORT’s top clients to drive business development, while boosting CORT’s brand image, and ensuring that sales, marketing, and merchandising are in supportive alignment.
CORT, a part of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, is the nation’s leading provider of transition services, including furniture rental for home and office, event furnishings, destination services, apartment locating, touring, and other services. With more than 100 locations including offices, distribution centers, rental showrooms, and retail furniture outlets across the United States, operations in the United Kingdom, and partners in more than 80 countries around the world, no other furniture rental company can match CORT’s breadth of services and companywide commitment to making a house a home, an office a great place to work and an event a memorable celebration. For more information, please visit www.cort.com.