Fred T. Chaney


(216) 468.5930
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To Fred, the world of furniture has been living, breathing and evolving for three decades. Fred spent his career studying human needs, healthy environments and evolving technology to provide ‘efficiency’ and ‘productivity’ through new workplace furniture solutions. Fred started his career in the office furniture industry more than 30 years ago as an account executive. He’s seen first-hand how world-class manufacturers are continuing to evolve, delivering new and innovative ergonomic workplace solutions.

He has gained extensive experience working with clients in a variety of industries and markets. As the President of environments 4 business, Fred uses his experience and knowledge to lead his team to the best solutions for their clients. Fred works with clients to understand office environment goals, fulfill needs and surpass expectations by delivering the highest quality products within budget with quality services and excellent customer service.

Discussion and Discovery are significant steps led by Fred that have fueled e4b’s success. To furnish a space there are so many tasks that are done behind the scenes, by many individuals, which all affect the success of the deliverable. Fred knows how important it to match the client/project to the right team with the right experience to provide to the right services. Fred has an arsenal of idea starter layouts he can quickly suggest based on a client’s desires and budget. And he is good at covering the initial bases to the design team can focus on materials, finishes, and the overall look of the space. He ensures his team delivers the vision of the end-user and A&D firm. The e4b understands expectations and knows the critical timelines and elements required to align with the furniture manufacturer’s process and with the installation team.

Over the past decade, Fred has led e4b to the 17th largest All Steel Dealer in the country, doing workplace consultation and contract furniture sales as well as flooring sales and services.