Fred Williamson, executive vice president of Starnet, announced at the Starnet Fall Membership meeting that he would retire.
In addition to his work at Starnet, Williamson also serves on the CARE board of directors and is very active in the business.
Prior to his tenure with Starnet, Williamson spent ten years as franchise manager for The Invironmentalists, which combined with Starnet in 2005. He also held positions with Dupont Flooring Systems, serving as eastern division president; MSA Industries, serving as eastern division president; Contact Distributors, serving as president; Karastan Rug Mills, serving as vice president of contract marketing; and Gulistan Carpet, serving as vice president of contract sales.
In addition, Williamson served in the grade of captain in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War.
Williamson will retire at the end of 2018.