Jeff's Accomplishments and Awards

in the Closet & Storage Industry

With Philadelpha Eagles Superstar Vince Papali at ACSP Conference Austin 2012

With Pioneer Award at 

ACSP Conference Edison, NJ 2013

With Property Bros at 

$10,000 Dream Closet Makeover Contest Savannah 2015

Exhausted at the end of the Closet Summit

Greenville 2018

CIA Basic Trainer ~ Jeff Klein

1967 ~    Employed by his cabinet maker father, Jerry, at Creative Closets by Jay in NYC

1970 ~    Received degree in Industrial Engineering from Northeastern University

1984 ~    Created Closet Specialist in Savannah, GA

1994 ~    Awarded Small Business of the Year by Savannah Chamber of Commerce

2000 ~  Assisted Mike Carson to create NCG, National Closet Group

2000 ~  Elected to the NCG Board of Directors for 7 years

2003 ~  Hosted the annual NCG conference in Savannah, GA, which was attended

                  by a rep from  Vance Publishing

2003 ~  Vance published first issue of CLOSETS Magazine.

                 Closet Specialist appeared on the cover and a six page feature article

2005 ~  NCG Board created ACSP, Association of Closet & Storage Professionals

2005  ~ Elected to the ACSP Board of Directors for 9 years

2007 ~  Chairman of the ACSP Standards Committee for 6 years

2007 ~  Published ACSP Closet Design & Construction Guide 

2010 ~  Elected as ACSP President from 2010 to 2012

2011 ~   Became VP Sales/Design at son Josh's Closet & Cabinet Experts, Savannah

2012 ~   Published ACSP Planning Guide for Architects and Builders

2013 ~   Presented with Pioneer Award, awarded only 6 times in the history of the

                  entire closet industry

2014 ~   Created the Closet & Storage Summit annual industry-wide conference for                         independent closet businesses

2016 ~   Created the CIA, Closet Institute of America

2019  ~  Created the CIA Basic Training Course for Closet Sales & Design

For more information:

Jeff@ClosetSummit.com ~ 912-313-9943