Stephen Weed, Interior Contract Services and Georgia Office Interiors (North Fulton Business Radio, Episode 353)
Stephen Weed, CEO of Interior Contract Services and Georgia Office Interiors, believes in the power of building personal relationships, and he and his team show that it works in the office furniture business. He joined host John Ray to discuss his company, how they work with clients across the U.S. and internationally, recent innovations in office future, and much more. North Fulton Business Radio is broadcast from the North Fulton studio of Business RadioX® inside Renasant Bank in Alpharetta.
Interior Contract Services, Inc.
Interior Contract Services is a full-service, one-stop resource for a fresher, brighter office space. They offer project management, furniture reconfiguration, planning support, installation and professional delivery, warehousing, and a green initiative.
Interior Contract Services has a 4 “D” design development process. During the Discovery phase, the business development team together with the in-house design team will begin collaborating with the client. During the Design & Development phase, the sales & design team will offer to work closely with the client to evaluate the office space and can assist in coming up with the most effective space/furniture plan. Prior to and during the Delivery & Installation phase, their project manager will issue an electronic bill of materials to manufacturers, work closely with the manufacturers to coordinate delivery dates, direct shipments to the job site, and assign a team of factory-trained installers with full background checks.
DONE! As they work to complete the Process, their installation supervisor will:
- Walk through the facility with the client to note any punch list items which may need to be addressed
- Work to complete any punch list items and make any necessary adjustment
- Request approval and final sign-off
- After substantial completion, ICS will submit an invoice for all furniture products and services
Georgia Office Interiors
North Georgia’s Premier Office furniture dealer, interior design specialist, commercial construction/renovations, commercial cleaning, and corporate moving & relocation services.
GOI partners with many corporate clients to provide a unique blend of knowledge and technology to solve many of the challenges we face in our changing workplace environment. The culture has shifted from individual, closed workstations to a more open and collaborative workstation.
They offer healthcare furniture that adapts to their customer’s ever-changing needs by providing the knowledge and expertise of healthcare furniture products. From administrative to clinical environments, they will provide solutions that exceed customer objectives.
They also offer Higher Education and Government Office furniture.
Stephen Weed, CEO and President, Interior Contract Services Inc. & Georgia Office Interiors
Stephen Weed currently serves as CEO of Interior Contract Services Inc. & Georgia Office Interiors, both being recognized as full-service, office furniture providers, with over 40 years in the office furniture market. The company prides itself on being one of the most established, knowledgeable and respected contract furniture companies in the Southeastern US.
Since taking over as CEO in early 2019, ICS was selected to provide installation services to one of the world’s largest logistics companies. In addition, in 2020, Google ranked ICS as one of the highest in overall customer satisfaction compared to peer, furniture dealerships in the region.
Prior to transitioning to the CEO role, Weed worked in local, state and federal government & Global Security for several, Fortune 100 companies conducting internal and external investigations.
Weed’s primary focus involved FCPA, SOX, Anti-Trust, Conflict of Interest, Executive Protection, and Physical/Data Security.
In addition to his CEO role, Weed continues to consult for private & government clients along with serving as an Adjunct Professor in Psychology (Interpersonal Relations)
Questions and Topics in this Interview:
- What his companies do and who they serve
- The power of a family-owned and operated business
- How they navigated the pandemic
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