Ron and Janet Sytz founded Creative Ticking in 2006 as the bedding specialty division of Beverly Knits, one of the largest circular knitters in the U.S. Founded by Ron’s parents, Robert and JoAnn Sytz, Beverly Knits has been a frontrunner in delivering innovative fabrics used in a variety of industries, such as active wear, intimate apparel, outdoor products, automotive, medical and industrial.
With more than 35 years of experience in the knitting industry, Beverly Knits is the technology center behind Creative Ticking. This unique point of view allows Creative Ticking to focus on research and development, providing high quality designs and flexibility for the bedding industry. The company’s approach to innovation combines a talented design staff made up of engineers, technicians and designers, with new ideas and perspectives that come from close customer relationships.
Creative Ticking seamlessly combines form and function into innovative sleep solutions, knit from the fabric of dreams.
Executive Vice President
Tim has spent many years in the textile industry. For the past six years at Hickory Springs Manufacturing, he focused most of his time in sales management for the bedding market segment. Most recently, Witherell was senior director of business development. Prior to Hickory Springs, Witherell worked with Nomaco for more than 10 years serving as national accounts manager in the home furnishings business unit. As executive vice president, Tim will be managing the Creative Ticking business as well as manage sales, design and product development.
Vice President of Business Development
Scott Frisch was born into his family’s sweater business with a predisposition for circular knitting and has worked more than 45 years throughout the fabric industry including apparel, automotive, contract, industrial, home furnishings, medical and mattress segments offering a unique perspective for ideas and imagination. Most recently, Frisch served as President of the Specialty Products Group at Springs Creative. His role at Creative Ticking will be to combine the extraordinary capabilities of the company with the customer’s growing need for innovation in new and exciting ways.
Director of Manufacturing
George Jimerson has more than 24 years of experience in the textile industry. At Creative Ticking, he assists in design implementation and guides the manufacturing process including cut & sew manufacturing and quality control.
As design director at Creative Ticking, Priscilla will use her extensive textile design experience which includes working as a senior knit and jacquard designer. Her specialities are producing packages and designs for knit and jacquard textiles, interpreting customers’ needs to produce fresh lines and analyze market fashion trends and forecasting.
As a both a print designer and a textile designer, Kathleen brings a higher level of talent to the creative department at Creative Ticking. Kathleen is able to interpret customer’s requests (even from a quick sketch on a scrap of paper!) and develop those ideas into beautiful designs.