Member Event featuring keynote speaker Elizabeth McIlvain, CEO, Fiesta Tableware Co.
The Fiesta Tableware Company (formerly The Homer Laughlin China Company) is a ceramics manufacturer located in Newell, West Virginia. Established in 1871, it is widely known for its Art Deco glazed dinnerware line, Fiesta. A member of the 4th generation of the Wells family, Liz joined the company shortly after graduating from college. She held various supervisory roles in the plant before taking a break from her professional life to raise her three daughters, two of whom now work for the company. Liz rejoined the company in 2007 as a Vice President and became the first female leader of the company when she became President and CEO in 2013, succeeding her brother in the role.