About Us


Established in 2000, Polito Associates has built a reputation as one of the top independent manufacturers rep organizations for contract office furnishings in Southern California.

As principal, Tom Polito brings over 20 years of industry experience in directing the firm’s vision of increasing brand awareness for those manufacturers represented. The firm has close relationships with contract furniture dealers and A&D firms with emphasis in Higher Education, Healthcare, GSA and Corporate channels.

Polito Associates partners only with quality manufacturers that bring to market sustainable products with Green Guard or SCS certification and architectural products that address LEED influenced solutions for today’s office interiors.

Tom Polito – Principal – Email
Over 20 years industry experience holding top management positions with leading office furnishings companies. Skilled in implementing strategic marketing plans for manufacturers with dealers, A & D firms and end users. A certified presenter of CEU courses on LED lighting and acoustical sound masking for LEED, HIPAA and Speech Privacy requirements.
Territory: Orange County
Office: 949.582.0422
Cell: 949.433.3405

Bill Duche – Associate – Email
Bill’s experience covers 20 years in the industry where he has held top management positions with furniture manufacturers and as a manufacturer rep for contract furniture and architectural products.

Territory: Select accounts in Los Angeles County and with A+D firms in Downtown L.A., Santa Monica and Pasadena.
Cell: 310.748.3725


Karen Wardman – Associate – Email
Over 15 years experience in consumer products and office furnishing industries. Key strengths include new business development and account management through joint sales calls and business prospecting with dealer sales reps. Responsible for working with local San Diego A&D firms for project specification.
Territory: San Diego County
Cell: 949.306.9275


Wayne Loeb –
Industry veteran with over 35 years experience as a regional sales manager and as a principal partner of an independent manufacturers rep organization. Works with represented manufacturers, contract furniture dealers and A&D firms as needed to identify end users’ unique needs and create appropriate product solutions.
Territory: Los Angeles North, Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo and Kern Counties
Cell: 818. 746.0299


Tiffany Polito Coyne – Email
Tiffany is a Southern California native with 10 years of experience in brand marketing and management; mainly within the fashion and design field. She enjoys networking with the A&D community focusing on creating an even greater brand awareness for all the lines we represent within our markets through Social Media.
Cell: 323.251.7771