Meet Our Team

YOUR GOALS ● OUR MISSION

Lisa White

Lisa White

Founder/President

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Lisa White is an award-winning business leader enjoying a successful career in the contract furniture industry for over 30 years. She founded White Howard Brands, a Kimball International Select Dealership in 2017. 

Lisa has been an engaged member of such professional organizations as the Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) where she served on the Programs Committee, co-chairing the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion committee, and the Leadership Program.  A proud member of the Atlanta Women’s Foundation, and Habitat for Humanity. Lisa also holds a seat on the board of the Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA) and was inducted into the Georgia Titan 100, recognized for her exceptional leadership, vision and passion.

With the Women in Defense (WIDGA), Lisa was instrumental in providing guidance to the organization as a founding member and went on to chair the programs committee. As co-host of “Small Business Matters,” Lisa had the opportunity to pay it forward by sharing tools for securing certification and working with federal agencies.

Beyond supporting peers and clients, Lisa is an advocate for empowering our next generations with career planning tools, interview preparedness and community involvement through her affiliations with Year Up and Girl Scouts of America.

Lisa attributes her success to a supportive family, a network of professionals who are accomplished in their crafts and a solution-driven team dedicated to achieving the ideal working space for their clients and most of all, her enduring faith. 

Her Superpower is being a natural born connector as Lisa has never met a stranger!

Awards include Atlanta Black Chamber of Commerce’s “Member of the Year” (2023) ICABA’s “Woman of Impact” (2023), inducted into Marquis Who’s Who and Titan 100 Georgia Chapter 2024.

Nichole Ellis Irving

Nichole Ellis Irving

Sr. Project Administrator

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With more than 20 years of service within the Department of Health and Human Services, Nichole is a consummate professional. 

As an investigative Data Analyst, she cultivated a discerning eye for detail that she lends to the accuracy of WHB order entry and management. With more than 200 vendors to engage, this is no small task. Nichole’s ability to seamlessly handle vendor relations from procurement through furniture inspection and warehousing has truly transformed the Project Management department.

Nichole’s effective administration of big data has simplified this process, leaving all involved with a sense of order and clarity due to her invaluable excellence.

Nichole’s Superpower is that she simply Gets it Done!

Debby Anderson

Debby Anderson

Project Coordinator

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Debby has over 35 years’ experience in the construction and contract furniture industry. She has been involved in all aspects of furniture and demountable wall installations and decommissions. She is an accomplished Project Manager with a wealth of experience in a broad range of projects throughout the United States. She believes that the keys to a project’s success are effective communication, an eye for detail, rigorous planning, and an uncompromising approach to client satisfaction. The project manager is the one person accountable for planning and allocating resources, preparing budgets, monitoring progress, and keeping customers informed throughout the project lifecycle. All of this takes place within the framework of achieving the customers’ goals and vision.

Other certification and accomplishments Debby has received: University of Michigan Construction Risk Management Certification, Construction Safety Management Certification; Construction Project Management Certification; Certified Behavior Specialists; Continuous Improvement Leader Graduate. She is also a certified human behavior facilitator in The Universal Language (DISC); Everything DiSC; Emotional Intelligence -EQ-i; and Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team.

Some of the larger projects Debby has managed include Leon County Public Safety, American Cancer Society, Elgin AFB, Coca-Cola, Coca-Cola Fountain, Northwestern Mutual, Fort Rucker, Baptist Memorial Hospital, Equifax, PRG Shultz, BCBS, Caterpillar, Piedmont Emergency, Cox Enterprises, Bovis Lend Lease, Turner Broadcasting, Center for Disease Control, Robins AFB, Georgia Crown, Hancock Askew, Autotrader, Silver Pop, Cancer Center of North GA, Centennial Pediatrics, and Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.

Her Superpower is her Adaptability and Expert Problem Solver!

Elisa Bowman

Elisa Bowman

VP Special Projects

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As right hand to the President, Elisa is involved in the daily business management of the company. Elisa spearheads campaigns designed to expand WHB’s revenue base, enhance productivity and refine internal processes. 

She manages Special Projects that include securing re-certifications and cultivating new market expansion. Elisa oversees social media and website enhancement initiatives and implements automation solutions that foster companywide efficiency. She has a knack for managing and growing strategic partnerships. 

In solutions, Elisa has an extensive background working in the Architecture & Design communities having served furniture manufacturers, dealerships, and multinational firms in technical solutions. Elisa is also a writer of manuscripts and screenplays and most recently received the “Best Manuscript Sample” award in 2023 by the Atlanta Writers Club.

Elisa’s Superpower is her creative ingenuity!

Karon Campbell-Trader

Karon Campbell-Trader

Vice President of Education Strategy

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Karon Campbell-Traderhas enjoyed a distinguished career dedicated to driving innovation in education and contract furniture solutions.  Karon is a visionary strategist in shaping the future of learning environments. She draws from extensive experience as a Practice Leader in the Southeast where she has consistently delivered transformative solutions. that optimize workspace functionality. With a deep understanding of the unique demands of the contract furniture market, Karon strives to blend ergonomic design principles with cutting-edge educational strategies.

At White Howard Brands, Karon spearheads efforts to redefine educational spaces by integrating Kimball’s compelling furniture within the vertical. Thereby empowering educators and institutions to create collaborative learning environments that inspire creativity and foster growth by leveraging industry-leading products and a keen understanding of educational needs. By staying at the forefront of innovation, pushing boundaries, and redefining what it means to learn, work, our clients will  thrive in such modern educational spaces!

Her Superpower is her Perceptiveness and Interpersonal Intuition

Keidre Archibald

Keidre Archibald

VP Business Development

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Keidre is responsible for driving new Business Development for White Howard Brands with 15 years’ experience in Interior A&D to draw upon. She lends her ability to effectively corral electrical, mechanical, and structural fundamentals in any design environment to her projects. 

Keidre leads the charge in Government accounts with their project goals. She plays a key role in helping clients to develop their budgets, specify corresponding furniture brands with their designs, fabrics & finishes to achieve the right aesthetic for each workspace. Applying keen analytical skills to floor plans, 3-D drawings or even hand renderings. Her tremendous drive fosters notable achievements in space planning and jobsite management 

Keidre’s Superpower is her unforgettable personality, a true dynamo!

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