Management Team

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Joe Fahy


Joe Fahy joined The LANG Companies, Inc. in 2018, bringing a wealth of experience in the wholesale gift, home and housewares industries. For more than 30 years, Joe has established himself as a results-oriented leader working for notable organizations such as tag®, Colonial Candle®, General Housewares Corp. and Blyth, Inc. His extensive knowledge in consumer products has shown proven success in sales, revenue growth, merchandising, marketing, business development, retail and multi-functional management. Joe has a BA in History from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA, and has been a long-term member of the International Housewares Association’s vendor advisory board. Joe likes to spend his free time with his wife, Mary Pat, their six children and their grandson Will. He enjoys playing the guitar, listening to music and an occasional round of golf.


Julie Smith


Julie Smith has a broad career in consumer products in sales and marketing driving market share, revenue and profitability. She has worked with iconic brands such as Sharpie®, Paper Mate®, Kenneth Cole, TOMY, Mead®, Golden Books® and Rolodex® building and executing marketing campaigns both nationally and globally. What she enjoys most about working at The LANG Companies, Inc. is the incredible group of people who all take pride in creating beautiful high-quality products and the fast-paced entrepreneurial environment. Julie graduated from UW Milwaukee with a BA in Marketing and enjoys playing sports, traveling globally, learning about new cultures and spending time with her family.