Rusty Berryhill, President of Kevin Charles Fine Upholstery in New Albany, MS
In 2002, Berryhill partnered with Keith Koenig of Fort Lauderdale, FL-based City Furniture to start Kevin Charles. Kevin Charles primarily supplies quality upholstered living room furniture to the multiple City Furniture stores located across Southern Florida. With City Furniture’s continuing growth and the addition of customers, Kevin Charles is doubling the size of its New Albany manufacturing facility.
After finishing school at Itawamba Junior College, Berryhill began his career in the furniture field at Action Lane, working his way up in management. He has worked as Quality Control Manager, Plant Manager, Director of Manufacturing, and Vice President of Manufacturing with companies such as Canadian-based Sklar-Pepplar, River Oaks, Ladd, and La-Z-Boy prior to starting Kevin Charles 17 years ago.
Berryhill has served on the MMA Board since 2012 and was selected to serve on the MMA Executive Board in 2016. He also serves on the North Mississippi Boys & Girls Club’s Executive Board and the Union County Development Association Board. He lives in New Albany with his wife Debbie McClellan Berryhill. They have five children and four grandchildren.
Appointed to MMA’s Board of Directors At- Large in January
2012. Currently serves on the MMA Executive Board.