Chris Lupo is the President and CEO of Parker House Furniture based out of Chino, California. Chris is a third generation furniture maker. His grandfather started an upholstery manufacturing company in 1946 in Los Angeles. His father, John Lupo, retained this company and in 1991 started Parker House Mfg Co as a case goods manufacturer in Azusa, CA.
Chris grew up in the furniture business, attending the San Francisco Furniture Market at a very young age. Chris attended the University of La Verne and obtained a degree in Accounting. While attending college, Chris worked for the family business. Today the company is owned and operated by Chris and his brother-in-law, Victor Zonni. They have expanded to manufacture a wide array of family room and home office furniture serving more than 1,000 retail stores worldwide.
When not at work, Chris enjoys traveling with his wife, son and daughter, and supporting his children’s passion for soccer. Chris is actively involved as a volunteer for his kids sporting teams and Rachel is active in a local charity which supports children with life threatening illnesses. Chris is honored to be involved in the City of Hope which helps so many people heal from these tragedies that strike unexpectedly.
Victor Zonni was born in San Gabriel, raised in Whittier and now resides in Chino Hills with his wife Arlene and their three sons, Joshua (18), Daniel (16) and Zachary (10). Following his graduation from Saint Paul High School in 1984, he went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from California State University, Long Beach.
While working in Retail Management, he had the opportunity to join Parker House as a Purchasing Manager in 1996 to work together with his wife and brother-in-law Chris in the family business. After several years of learning the business, Victor became the Operations Manager overseeing the day to day operations of running the business. Today, Victor is proud to be the Chief Operating Officer and Co-owner of Parker House.
In addition to growing the business over the past 21 years, Victor has also enjoyed spending time with the family and being involved with his kids by coaching AYSO soccer and Little League baseball. He also enjoys volunteering at Damien High School and St. Paul the Apostle Catholic church where his wife is very involved in numerous charities.
Victor is grateful for the opportunity the furniture industry has afforded him and feels blessed to be able to give back to a wonderful organization such as the City of Hope, for all the amazing work they do.