About Us

Success is about support! We don’t sell furniture, we provide solutions. Our portfolio of manufacturers are leaders in their segments and deliver unique, well-priced, quality products to meet the complete needs of your commercial environment. Our goal is to give a level of service, knowledge, salesmanship and integrity to our customers and manufacturers that sets the standard for manufacturer’s representatives in the Midwest. Meet your CFS Group team.

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DAN MUDGE
PRINCIPAL

Dan is a Kansas City native who grew up in a family of furniture. His dad, Rick Mudge, started CFS Group in 1992. Dan considers himself a furniture nerd as he has had many careers within the industry that consist of Sit On It Seating, Highmark Seating and OFS to name a few. In 2015, Dan had the opportunity to join Rick at CFS Group and came up with a succession plan which led to Dan becoming Principal in 2018.

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LINDSEY PIRTLE
SALES REPRESENTATIVE

Lindsey was thrilled to join CFS Group in 2018. She is a graduate from University of Missouri and originally from Fairway, Kansas. Lindsey initially began her career as an art educator teaching high school art. In 2007 she decided to make a career change and joined the St. Louis interior design community. After gaining great dealership experience at Poe, Lindsey a rep group of her own in late 2008. She has been a manufacturers rep for 13 years and enjoys working as part of the CFS Group team.

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JENNIFER LANDRY
SALES REPRESENTATIVE

Jen has 15 years of experience in the industry. She earned her design degree from Missouri State University and started her career as a designer in the St. Louis market before moving into sales. Jen now covers the A+D community in the St. Louis market along with dealers throughout the state of Missouri.

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PATTY URBAN
SALES REPRESENTATIVE

Patty Urban has been with CFS Group for 21 years. She graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with an interior design degree and has worked in the commercial furniture industry for over 32 years in both interior design and sales positions.

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NATHAN SURPRENANT
Sales Representative

Nathan covers the states of MN, SD and ND for CFS. He has been proudly part of the Minneapolis commercial furniture industry for over 20 years. Having started in residential interior design and then moving over to the dealer side of sales and NBD and thus ultimately ending up in the rep world, Nathan has worn many hats during his furniture tenure. His focus is on solutions, great customer service and always having a good time at it.

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KEVIN MUDGE
Director of Sales + Operations

Kevin Mudge grew up in the Kansas City area around the furniture industry as a son to Rick, who started CFS Group in 1992 and younger brother to Dan. Having joined from outside of the industry, Kevin brings a fresh perspective and a breadth of experience in sales, sales management and manufacturing operations, among other things. Utilizing that experience, Kevin will help the team be more responsive, have a clear communication flow both internally for our team and externally to our customers and most importantly grow our sales.

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KATIE PARKER
Director of Design

With over 10 years of experience in the design industry, Katie enhances the CFS Group services as an Interior Designer. She will utilize creative insights and attention to detail on furniture applications for each project. She graduated from the University of Central Missouri with a degree in Interior Design, is a LEED Green Associate, and an Associate IIDA member.

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BLAKE RHOADES
Marketing Director/ Ancillary Products

Blake graduated from the University of Kansas with a degree in Strategic Communications. Blake has been in the furniture industry for 8 years. She has experience on both the manufacturing and dealership side of the business in different marketing roles. She will handle the strategic and tactical marketing initiatives for CFS group. She likes to stay on trend while building CFS Group’s brand image.

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WINSTON
Office Support/ Director of Fetching

Winston is the new showroom dog at the CFS Group showroom in Lenexa. He is a Mini Bernedoodle. He loves playing fetch, modeling on all of the CFS furniture for a treat and belly rubs. He looks forward to making lots of new friends!