Independent mattress and futon manufacturer Gold Bond Mattress Co. recently named Marty Smith its new chief financial officer. A finance executive with nearly 25 years of experience, she has worked for a range of small- to medium-sized companies.
In her new position, Smith will manage all aspects of finance, accounting, human resources and management information systems. She reports to Robert Naboicheck, president and chief executive officer of Gold Bond.
Smith succeeds Alan Cohen, who retired after 17 years as Gold Bond’s chief financial officer.
Prior to joining Gold Bond, Smith most recently served as the controller for Turnpike Motors, for 16 years where she managed the company’s operations, marketing, human resources, finances and training. Prior to that position, she was operations manager for Paulson Training Programs, a company that provides training courses within the plastics industry, for more than seven years.
“Marty brings to Gold Bond strong experience working with medium-sized companies in the Northeast. She has a terrific understanding of the opportunities and challenges impacting businesses of our size and those of our customers, so she will be a real asset to our team,” said Robert Naboicheck, president and chief executive officer of Gold Bond.
In addition to her professional experience, Smith is passionate about community service and volunteerism. She’s active with a number of organizations throughout Connecticut, including Hometown Foundation, which raises funds for the Special Olympics, K-9 and first responder initiatives; Oak Hill, an organization that provides services to people with disabilities; and Dog Star Rescue, a rescue organization that finds homes for abandoned and stray dogs.
A graduate of Central Connecticut State University, Smith holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing management and retail marketing. She lives in Durham, Connecticut.
About Gold Bond: Founded in 1899, Gold Bond is one of the nation’s largest family-operated independent mattress, specialty sleep and futon manufacturers. The company is a leader in mattress manufacturing techniques and has more than a century of experience bringing product innovations, high manufacturing standards and executive leadership to the industry. Gold Bond, the maker of the world’s most durable mattresses, incorporates the latest comfort technologies in products, such as Talalay Latex, Vytex latex and encased coils and visco-elastic memory foam. Gold Bond currently ships to 40 states and five countries, and its products are available at more than 500 retail showrooms.