Dalton–Daniel K. Frierson, chairman; Kennedy Frierson, chief operating officer; and Paul Comiskey, president – Dixie Group Residential have announced that Thomas Martin (T.M.) Nuckols, Jr. will be joining The Dixie Group on Feb. 6, as executive vice president of Dixie Residential and will be located at the company’s corporate offices in Dalton. Nuckols joins the team as the company prepares for Paul Comiskey’s planned retirement. Comiskey formally made his retirement plans known to the board of directors in November 2016.
Reporting to Nuckols will be Bill Waters, RVP South Central Region; Tony Godfrey, RVP Southeast Region; Scott Sollie, RVP Northeast Region; Ted O’Hanlan, RVP Mid-West Region; Robert Smith, RVP West and Northwest Regions; and Mike Maxey, VP National Accounts and Sales. As Nuckols completes the opportunity to meet and work with the company’s sales associates and becomes familiar with the remaining associates in the Residential Business, he will assume responsibility for all of the other functional areas of the Residential business. This transition will be completed prior to the end of the year.
Nuckols graduated from the University of Virginia in 1989 with a BS in Electrical Engineering. Prior to joining Dixie, he spent his entire career with DuPont Fibers which became Invista. He served in various positions of increasing importance, most recently as senior director of mill sales and product strategy.
He and his wife Kimberly are parents to Austin who recently graduated from the University of Georgia and Heather who is a senior at Cherokee High School. Nuckols and his family reside in Acworth, Ga., with their three horses and two dogs.