David Longo is the President & CEO of CBI and founded the company in 1993. Under his leadership, CBI has grown from a small start-up to an established business with more than $51 million in gross revenue. An acclaimed Knoll dealer and DIRTT partner in the Southeast, CBI now has locations in North Carolina, South Carolina,Tennessee and South Florida and provides workplace strategy solutions to a variety of clients in these markets.
With more than 30 years of industry experience, David has built the business based on a strong personal philosophy. David believes that the workplace matters. He believes that the built environment when leveraged correctly can have a profound, positive effect on people, process and our clients' business. David believes that good design is good business, and he communicates this philosophy regularly to all CBI associates.
David strongly believes in giving back to a community which has supported his business from the very beginning, and he is very involved in the business communities in all CBI markets. David is invested in helping other companies grow and start their businesses and provides leadership on several charitable and industry advisory boards.
An active member in the Catholic Diocese of Charlotte, David has served on several committees many focused on K-12 education. David also serves on the Appalachian State University Interior Design Program Advisory Board, the Appalachian State University Department of Technology and Environmental Design Advisory Board, the Office Furniture Dealer Alliance Board of Governors, the National Independent Contract Dealer Council Executive Committee and is a Director level member of the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce.