Former SSB Executive Joins Corsicana as CFO
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Sally Erickson, who has extensive finance experience in the sleep products industry including being president of Serta, has been named executive vice president and chief financial officer of Corsicana Mattress Company.
Erickson joined SertaSimmons Bedding in 2015 and held a series of leadership positions including assistant secretary and treasurer, corporate controller, senior vice president and finally president of Serta, Inc., until her departure last year. From 1996 to 2013 she was with what is now Tempur Sealy International in a series of senior finance positions, including vice president of international finance, vice president of finance/corporate controller, global vice president of field finance and vice president of specialty bedding finance.
Throughout her more than 23-year career, Erickson has been worked with both private and public companies, including multifaceted capital raises and restructures, as well as public company readiness, registration and compliance. Beyond her bedding industry experience, Erickson has served as CFO at Ready Pac Foods in addition to various finance leadership roles at Emerson Electric and Robert Bosch Corporations.
“Sally brings to Corsicana an extensive understanding of our industry and experience with all of the financial objectives we plan on achieving over the years to come. Her wide range of expertise will be a strong asset for all our stakeholders,” said Corsicana CEO Eric Rhea.
“Corsicana has historically been a lean and agile company that is the leader in an important segment of our industry. I am excited to be a part of the senior leadership team and share in its vision and goal of repositioning the company to even greater success in that segment,” said Erickson.
Erickson received her master’s degree in business administration from Capital University, Columbus, OH and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA, where she majored in accounting.
She is a past board member of WithIt (Women in the Home Furnishings Industry).
Founded in 1971 in Corsicana, Texas, Corsicana Mattress operates nine factories across the country and has become one of the mattress industry's largest manufacturers. The company offers a full range of products that feature the latest in sleep technology, including innerspring, memory foam and hybrid models. The company also has a mattress-in-a-box line that simplifies delivery. Corsicana leverages its national manufacturing presence to provide industry-leading quality, value, delivery, and customer service. Its mission is to provide hard-working Americans with innovative and affordable sleep products that improve their quality of life.