Who We Are

Our company's management teams in Los Angeles and Shanghai take tremendous pride in producing furniture of breathtaking workmanship and beauty. Owners Scott Vaughan and David Benz actively oversee an expert team that includes architecture and design school graduates and highly skilled carpenters and finishers. Our employees give each order the utmost attention and care to ensure the highest level of customer satisfaction.

David Benz – President

Since co-founding Vaughan Benz in 1986, David has managed a large number of high profile hotel guestroom and public space furniture projects as well as the worldwide expansion of Vaughan Benz. As the public face of Vaughan Benz, David will jump on an airplane on a moment’s notice to scope out a project. A native Californian, he is an honor graduate of UCLA. David is a partner in Southwestern Properties LLC, a real estate investment company.

Scott Vaughan – Chief Executive Officer

Scott formed Vaughan Benz with David Benz in 1986. He graduated from The School of Architecture and Environmental Design at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, in 1978. He has designed and managed the production of custom furniture since 1979. A third-generation Californian, Scott is also a partner in Southwestern Properties, LLC, a real estate investment and management company.