High Point, N.C.-based International Market Centers (IMC) has hired home furnishings industry veteran Janice Lassiter as Director/Home Décor Leasing. She will be based in the High Point corporate offices, reporting to Julie Messner, Senior VP/Furniture & Home Décor Leasing.

Lassiter brings nearly 30 years of experience to her new role, most recently serving as publisher of Home Accents Today. A member of the Accessories Resource Team, she sits on the Board of Directors and Membership Committee and has received numerous industry awards and accolades.

“Janice is a consummate professional with a proven track record of working with customers to understand and support their business needs,” says Julie Messner, Senior VP/Home Furnishings for IMC. “Adept at establishing and growing relationships throughout the industry, her consultative approach is authentic and wholly consistent with IMC’s commitment to collaboration and partnership. We are thrilled to have her on our team.”`

Lassiter joins the new, unified home furnishings business unit announced in January, which includes all furniture, accessory, casual and bedding accounts across IMC campuses in High Point and Las Vegas.