David R. Schlocker
President, Managing Partner
David Schlocker, founder of DRS and Associates, is the lead marketing strategist and CEO (chief engagement officer). He brings his extensive background in marketing, design, and merchandising to luxury consumers, architects and designers, specific to the Kitchen & Bath and architectural products industries to his post; allowing him to offer the most acute knowledge to his clients. Prior to DRS, David held several senior positions, including Director of Merchandising for a unique e-commerce business, which focused on specialty products, marketing to architects, designers, custom remodel contractors and home builders.
David held a senior position as Vice President of Marketing and the Director of Showrooms for Familian Corporation, one of the nation’s largest wholesale distributors of plumbing, appliances and home improvement products. At Familian, David was responsible for the operation of 27 retail/ trade plumbing fixture and appliance showrooms; representing over $40 million in revenue. David was also involved with all aspects of the company’s marketing, merchandising, sales and business development to luxury consumers, design professionals, custom builders and developers as well as vendor relations.
Prior to joining Familian, David owned and operated a successful design/build custom kitchen and bath remodel business and decorative showroom. David has developed a thorough understanding of not just marketing and branding, but the home lifestyle luxury market as a whole.