Mattress Recycling Council Announces 2021 Board of Directors » BedTimes Magazine

ALEXANDRIA, VA. – The Mattress Recycling Council (MRC) announces its Board of Directors for 2021:

  • Doug Guffey (chairman of the board), sales director, Hickory Springs Manufacturing
  • Richard Diamonstein, Managing Director, Paramount Sleep
  • Michael Doggett, senior vice president of Serta Simmons Bedding
  • Thomas Gioiella, Vice President of Operations, Mattress Company
  • Mason Hallett, founder of Franklin Charles LLC
  • Sabrina Kilmer, Specialized Accounts Representative, William T. Burnett & Co.
  • Mark S. Jones, President and CEO of Hickory Springs Manufacturing
  • Al Klancnik (ex officio board member)
  • Jon Larsen, President of Sound Sleep Products
  • William Moore, Director of Sales Operations for the Jones Family of Companies
  • Joe Paviglianti, Senior Vice President of Southerland Inc.
  • Shana Rocheleau, vice president of strategy, BedGear Performance Bedding
  • Karsten Siewert, USA sales representative, Enkev Group
  • Patrique Schwier, Senior Program Manager, Indirect Sourcing, Tempur Sealy International, Inc.
  • Catherine Lyons, Chief Financial Officer, International Sleep Products Association (ISPA)
  • Ryan Trainer, President of the International Sleep Products Association (ISPA)

“We are grateful to these industry veterans for generously sharing their time and expertise as members of the MRC Board of Directors,” said Ryan Trainer, President of MRC and ISPA. “With the combined know-how and input, MRC has established itself as a leading provider of mattress recycling and sustainability.”

About the mattress recycling council

The Mattress Recycling Council (MRC) is a nonprofit that operates recycling programs in states that have passed mattress recycling laws: California, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. MRC was founded by the bedding industry and recycles more than 1.5 million mattresses every year. More information about MRC can be found at Visit to find out how to recycle your mattress or find a collection point or event near you.


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