Board of Directors

Flexsteel Board of Directors
Front Row: Karel Czanderna, Eric Rangen
Middle Row: Jeff Bertsch, Mary Bottie, Tom Levine
Back Row: Michael Edwards, Nancy Uridil, Bob Maricich

Mary C. Bottie
Age 58
Director since 2003

Retired Vice President, Motorola, Inc. Marketing and General Management (a public integrated communications and embedded electronic solutions company).Ms. Bottie brings expertise in general management, operations, marketing, sales and human resources. Ms. Bottie is Chair of the Compensation Committee, is a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee, and has served on the Audit and Ethics Committee.


Eric S. Rangen
Age 59
Director since 2002

Executive Vice President-Strategic Initiatives, August 2015 to present, Optum (part of UnitedHealth Group); Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer, November 2006 to August 2015, UnitedHealth Group (a public diversified health and well-being company); Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, 2001 to 2006, Alliant Techsystems Inc. (a public advanced weapons and space systems company); Partner 1994 to 2001, Deloitte & Touche LLP (an international accounting firm); Director and Audit Committee Chair, 2015 to present, International Market Centers L.P. (owner and operator of markets and showrooms for the furniture, home décor and gift industries in High Point, NC and Las Vegas, NV); Director and Audit Committee Chair, 2009 - 2011, Global Defense Technology & Systems Incorporated (a public company that provided mission-critical, technology based systems, solutions and services for national security agencies and other programs of the United States government - sold ). Mr. Rangen brings experience in finance, general management, and human resources. Mr. Rangen is Board Chair. Mr. Rangen has served on the Compensation Committee and the Audit and Ethics Committee.


Jeffrey T. Bertsch
Age 61
Director since 1997

Retired Senior Vice President Corporate Services, 2004 to 2015, Flexsteel Industries, Inc., Vice President Corporate Services, 1989 to 2004, Flexsteel Industries, Inc.; Director, American Trust and Savings Bank (an Iowa bank). Mr. Bertsch brings knowledge of Flexsteel culture and provides insight and perspective on operations, finance, supply-chain management and information technology.


Michael J. Edwards
Age 56
Director since 2017

Chief Executive Officer, 2015 to present; eBags.com (#1 bag retailer in the country); Head of Global Manufacturing, 2012 to 2105, Staples; President & Chief Executive Officer, 2010 to 2011, Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer, 2009 to 2010, Borders Group, Inc. Mr. Edwards brings experience in manufacturing, merchandising and general management. Mr. Edwards is a member of the Compensation Committee and the Audit & Ethics Committees.


Nancy E. Uridil
Age 64
Director since 2010

Retired Senior Vice President, 2005 to 2014, Moen Incorporated (fashion plumbing and durable goods); Senior Vice President, 2000 to 2005, Estee Lauder Companies (cosmetics and hair care); Senior Vice President, 1996 to 2000, Mary Kay, Inc. (cosmetics and direct selling); Multiple positions, 1974 to 1996, Procter & Gamble. Director, Federal Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati; Ms. Uridil brings experience in strategic planning, building global brands, general management, operational expertise in all aspects of global supply chains, and human resources. Ms. Uridil is Chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee and is a member of the Compensation Committee.


Thomas M. Levine
Age 67
Director since 2010

Independent Management Advisor, 1995 to present; Executive Vice President, 1982 to 1999, Fostin Capital Corp (a venture capital investment management company); Vice President, 1982 to 1994, Foster Industries, Inc. (a private investment company); Partner, 1980 to 1982, Associate, 1974 to 1979, Berkman Ruslander Pohl Lieber & Engel (a corporate law firm). Mr. Levine brings experience in general management, business and legal matters. Mr. Levine is Chair of the Audit and Ethics Committee, and is a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee. The Board has determined that he is an “audit committee financial expert” as defined by SEC rules.


Robert J. Maricich
Age 66
Director since 2010

Chief Executive Officer, May 2011 to present, International Market Centers, L. P. (owner and operator of markets and showrooms for the furniture, home décor and gift industries in High Point, NC and Las Vegas, NV); President and Chief Executive Officer, 2008 to 2011, of the predecessor company, World Market Center Ventures LLC; President and Chief Executive Officer, 2000 to 2007 and Senior Vice President, 1996 to 1999, Century Furniture Industries, Inc. (a furniture manufacturer); President, 1990 to 1996 of two operating companies of LADD Furniture Co., Inc. (a furniture manufacturer). Mr. Maricich brings experience in engineering, manufacturing, product development, sales and marketing and general management. Mr. Maricich is a member of the Compensation Committee and the Audit and Ethics Committee. The Board has determined that he is an “audit committee financial expert” as defined by SEC rules.