Dallas Market Appoints Ricketts VP/Leasing, Home & Design

Dallas Market Center has appointed Derrick Ricketts as vp/leasing, home and design. He reports to Eva Walsh, evp/leasing.

Ricketts will be responsible for the strategic merchandising and leasing of the home décor floors at the Dallas Market Center. The center’s Interior Home + Design Center, a new 220,000-square-foot marketplace serving interior designers and retailers, will also open in 2017.

“As we expand our home décor marketplace and serve a growing customer base, Derrick’s industry knowledge and service mindset are important values,” said Cindy Morris, president and CEO of Dallas Market Center. “We are thrilled he is joining the team.”

Ricketts joins Dallas Market Center from Aidan Gray, where as national sales manager he oversaw and managed both the internal and external sales teams, corporate showrooms, and the customer service department. Prior to Aidan Gray, he served as Houston territory manager at Codarus.

“My passion is for home furnishings, and I have had the good fortune to work with many leading companies in manufacturing, branding, sales, merchandising, and customer service,” said Ricketts. “So it’s a unique opportunity to bring those fulfilling experiences into a dynamic marketplace that has both a solid reputation and a new momentum to serve more customers with additional home décor resources.”