Our Company

Library Furniture International (LFI)

Library Furniture International (LFI) is a full service firm specializing in the sale and service of library furnishings. We help libraries meet the rapidly changing sociological and technological growth in their community through design and product. LFI provides product options, quotes and installation services to those that have specific needs. The end-result is to deliver unconditional satisfaction to our library clients. Whether your needs call for the purchase of one section of shelving or an entire library of furnishings LFI will have the solution that works for you!

scott fairbanks / president

Since 2000 Scott has managed the operations and growth of LFI and has nearly 20 years of experience in merchandising technologies. He remains involved in projects, working directly with clients or consulting team members. When not collaborating on projects or creating concepts for library spaces, Scott finds himself enjoying time on the golf links, sampling exotic specialty beer and spending quality time with his family and friends.

matt kanzer / operations manager

Matt has a proficient focus and dedication to his work and ensures that the needs of LFI’s clients are met and well satisfied. His ability to juggle project needs and keep schedules tight make operations flow smoothly and efficiently. Matt enjoys spending his time away from the office playing softball, golfing or doing whatever his three kids wish to do.

meghann replin / sales manager

With years of experience in sales and a degree in Professional Communications, Meghann works hard to ensure clients are well informed of the products and services LFI has to offer. She works hard in providing front end ideas that result in the best solutions for client needs.The importance of thoughtful design, the challenges of project management, and the strategy behind both.

dustin walker-woods/ sales manager

Our Iowa native, Dustin, is a graduate of Iowa State University has been working in a customer service or sales role for 15 years. Dustin has become a real asset to our team and his library and school customers in the LFI-West territory. A new dad, when at leisure he enjoys vacations with his wife and son, sporting events (Go Vikings and Cubs!), and the antics of the dog (Wilson) and cat (Nellie).

jason platt / installation manager

Jason began his career with Jones Library Sales in 1999 as a way to supplement his income during the winter months. Quickly becoming a valuable member to the team, he was asked to stay during that first summer and has served as installation supervisor for 17 years. Very popular with our library directors, and a skilled installer, Jason doesn’t leave a project until the customer is happy. He is the recipient of many of our positive customer testimonials. In his time away from LFI, Jason enjoys taking and editing YouTube videos of his family’s adventures. Some of the said adventures take place near his front-yard-beach where he spends time with family, neighbors, and Toby (aka Toby the Install Dog) who also enjoys some leisure time.

greg mueller / installation manager

Greg joined LFI already knowing his way around a library or two. Having owned of a Facility Services company for 27 years providing service to several large Illinois libraries, he had relationships with many of our library customers and was well respected for his professionalism and expertise. Adding to his qualifications, he worked as an owner’s rep for several large renovation and construction projects. Greg spends much of his free time with his family, which includes devotion to his two sons and their athletic pursuits, golf and basketball. He enjoys hitting some links himself, restoring vintage autos, and (keeping outdoors)….. is an “aspiring” avid gardener.

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