STORIS’ Kaitlin Surdoval Deane Named to Furniture Today’s Forty Under 40

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Mt. Arlington, NJ – STORIS proudly celebrates Kaitlin Surdoval Deane, Sr. Manager of Marketing, on her induction into Furniture Today’s inaugural 40 Under 40 class. Furniture Today’s new 40 Under 40 program spotlights the industry’s “rising stars and up-and-coming leadership in the home furnishings industry.”

In 2013, Kaitlin joined the STORIS team to reinvent its marketing department. Kait redefined the STORIS brand as a thought leader throughout the home furnishings industry spearheading education and strategic partnerships. She led key initiatives for the company including its marketing automation program, industry buying group partnerships, and website redesign launch to name a few. Kait has also served as a marketing liaison to WithIt and is a proud supporter of the organization.


In 2016, Kait was an integral part of the creation of STORIS’ eCommerce department. Today this department supports its eSTORIS platform which provides a fully integrated website solution and professional services. Kait revamped the processes to successfully design, implement, launch, and support its partners’ websites. These efforts resulted in the eSTORIS platform supporting multi-million-dollar home furnishings eCommerce websites including those of Top 100 industry leaders American Furniture Warehouse and W. S. Badcock.


Doug Culmone, STORIS President & COO commented, “Kait led the reinvention of two critical departments here at STORIS. It is her forward-thinking mindset that allows her to envision and execute on what’s next for STORIS in the areas of digital marketing and eCommerce. We are excited to see the creative ideas she brings to the industry next.”


In addition to her career, Kait and her husband Ryan are the proud parents of two sons, Miles and Winslow.


STORIS extends our congratulations to the entire inaugural 40 Under 40 class. This powerful list of leaders showcases the bright future of our industry.


Founded in 1989, STORIS continues to be the leading provider of Retail Software Solutions and Services to the home furnishings industry. Over 500 clients utilize STORIS’ Unified Commerce Solution, which includes its STORIS NextGen Platform, CXM, Mobile POS, ERP, eCommerce, inventory management, merchandising, business intelligence, kiosk, supply chain management, accounting, and more.