Megan Olsen joins expert ergonomic design team at growing national retailer of active office furniture
San Francisco, Calif. – Ergo Depot, one of the country’s leading online retailers of ergonomic furniture, announced today that it has hired Megan Olsen as Managing Director for the company’s San Francisco Design Studio.
With over 20 years of experience in the textile and furniture industry, as well as a background in commercial construction and interiors, Olsen comes to Ergo Depot ready to fulfill the company’s mission of providing beautiful, functional and healthy ergonomic furniture for customers in commercial, office and residential spaces. Previously, Olsen worked as an architecture and design manager with Knoll, as a sales representative with Carnegie and as director of project management at Hogue.
“Megan brings great energy and experience to our growing team in San Francisco,” said David Kahl, Founder and CEO of Ergo Depot. “Her extensive design background is a plus for our residential and commercial customers.”
In addition to her background in design, Olsen has achieved accreditation as a LEED AP and has served on several regional boards, including as a member on the RED Bay Area board, as the professional development co-chair for IIDA San Francisco and vice chair for the International Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP) Association.
2014 marks Ergo Depot’s second year in San Francisco, a year that has brought the company significant business growth. Ergo Depot offers finely engineered and well-designed ergonomic seating and height adjustable desks via ergodepot.com, all of which encourage movement throughout the workday. Sitting for long periods has been shown in numerous studies to cause negative health effects, including contributing to high blood pressure, high cholesterol, cardiovascular disease and even cancer. Healthy sitting and sit-to-stand desks encourage movement and blood flow, burning calories and helping people feel and perform better.
About Ergo Depot:
Established in 2005, Ergo Depot is one of the industry’s leading online retailers of active office furniture via the company’s website at www.ergodepot.com. It’s Portland showroom and San Francisco Design Studio offer destinations for clients to interact with the products that Ergo Depot offers. Ergo Depot specializes in beautifully designed adjustable-height desks, chairs and accessories that encourage whole body movement and help you work and feel better.