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Store Manager/ Designer
Office Manager/ Accounting
Kitchen & Bath Designer
Meet Ben Boss, the proud owner of Boss Carpet One and the fifth-generation Boss in the flooring industry. Growing up in the Dixon community, he was surrounded by the flooring business, and it's in his blood.
With years of experience, he's seen it all and done it all when it comes to carpets, hardwood, and tile. From providing flooring for large commercial projects to creating design plans, Ben is a master of his trade. His passion for flooring and his commitment to excellence has earned him a reputation as a trusted and reliable business owner. So, if you want to work with a boss who knows floors inside and out, look no further.
Joe is the general manager of our flooring stores who's got nearly a decade of experience and is an expert in the field. He's the man in charge and makes sure everything runs smoothly. But before he was the big boss, he was just a humble salesperson, working his way up the ranks.
Joe is the ultimate flooring expert, he knows more than most about flooring and is always happy to share his knowledge with customers. He's got an eye for design and can help customers pick the perfect flooring for their home or office and is also known for his ability to close a deal - his sales skills are second to none.
He's also known for his great memory. Customers are often surprised that he is able to remember every customer's name and what flooring they picked out even from years ago. He's a leader that leads by example and is always willing to roll up his sleeves and get his hands dirty.
Meet Michelle, the woman who can make numbers dance and paperwork sing! With over 30 years of experience in construction-related businesses, she's the ultimate combination of brains and organization.
As an accountant and office manager, Michelle is the glue that holds our business together... just ask our retail sales staff and commercial flooring department! Her organizational skills are second to none and she's always one step ahead, making sure everything runs smoothly. But, don't let her love for order fool you, she's also a master of multitasking and can handle any challenge thrown her way.
When it comes to dependability, Michelle is the poster child. You can always count on her to show up, get the job done, and done well. Her work ethic is legendary and her attention to detail is razor-sharp. With her on the team, you can rest easy knowing that everything is in good hands.
But don't let all this talk of numbers and paperwork fool you, Michelle has a sense of humor too. She's always cracking jokes and keeping the office in a good mood. And when it comes to office pranks, she's a master. She's the whole package!
Commercial Project Manager
Say hello to Bill, the commercial project manager who's as elusive as a ghost! He's always out in the field, managing our largest and most complex projects, and is rarely seen in the office. But when he is in the office, he's always got a new story to tell about his latest project.
Bill is the ultimate field manager, always on the go, and always on the lookout for new projects to tackle. He's a master of multitasking, juggling multiple projects at once, and always delivering results. He's also known for his ability to navigate through any obstacles that come his way, and always finds a way to make it work.
Holly Westgerdes, AKBD
Kitchen & Bath Designer
Meet Holly, a certified kitchen designer with nearly 20 years of experience under her belt. She is a certified NKBA (National Kitchen & Bath Association) designer, which means she's like a wizard in the kitchen design world. With her magical touch, she can transform even the most mundane kitchen into a culinary paradise.
Holly works in both Dixon and Freeport and is well-known for her award-winning designs that will make you say "Wow, I never knew a kitchen could be this cool!" Her designs have been featured in magazines, which is no small feat. She's like the Beyoncé of kitchen design.
But don't let her fame fool you, Holly is not just a pretty face, she also has a great sense of humor. She'll make you laugh while she's designing your dream kitchen, and you'll have so much fun working with her, you'll forget that you're even in a kitchen showroom.
Holly's passion for kitchen design is contagious, and her energy is like a shot of espresso for your home renovation project. If you're looking for a designer who will turn your kitchen into a masterpiece and make you laugh while doing it, Holly is the one for you!
Flooring Sales Professional
Nick is the newest member of our team and let me tell you, he's been killing it! He's like a superhero in training, using his powers for good and making customers super happy.
Since joining us in 2021, Nick has been impressing everyone with his skills, attitude and work ethic. He's been receiving rave reviews (check out Google!) from customers and even some high fives from colleagues (post-Coronavirus, we can do this now…). He's always willing to go the extra mile to ensure that our customers are satisfied and happy, which is a trait that we all admire.
Nick has also been able to develop a fun rapport with our customers, which is no small feat. He has a unique ability to make customers laugh and feel at ease, even during the most stressful of situations, like having your house torn apart for a flooring installation. He's like a customer whisperer, always able to understand their needs and exceed their expectations.
Overall, Nick has been a blast to have on our team and we're lucky to have him. He's like the cherry on top of the sundae of our team and we look forward to seeing him continue to excel in his role.
Flooring Sales Professional
Heyyy Brian! This man can do it all. As the manager of the Dixon warehouse, he's the one who keeps things running smoothly.
Yet, he's not just a warehouse manager... he's also a master of commercial sales and a jack of all trades who can be found doing carpentry work around the office. Whether he's fixing a broken tool or building a new desk, he's always happy to lend a hand.
What really sets Brian apart is his sense of humor. No matter how busy he is, he always has a good one-liner ready to go. Even on the toughest days, he can make the staff laugh and lift their spirits.
Brian is also known for having made the office his second home. He's always around the office, though you might have a hard time finding him since he bounces around so much.
Joleen is the woman who can turn a room into a work of art with just a roll of carpet! As "The Carpet Lady," she's the designer to call when you want to add some flair to your floors.
With nearly 30 years of experience in the field, Joleen has a keen eye for design and style. She knows just the right flooring to match your decor and can turn any room into a showstopper. But her talents don't stop at flooring, she's a master of all things design and can work her magic on any surface.
Joleen's secret weapon is her loyal pack of Labrador dogs. They're her trusty sidekicks and always by her side, helping her choose the perfect floor for each project. Their keen sense of smell and love of napping on different textures makes them the ultimate design assistants.
Joleen isn't just popular in the design community, she's also a beloved figure in her community. Her personality and sense of humor are just as charming as her design skills and everyone loves working with her.
So if you're looking for a designer who can make your floors look amazing, has a great sense of humor, and is a beloved member of her community, look no further than Joleen, "The Carpet Lady"!
Kurt is the warehouse manager who's been around the block a few times and knows the flooring industry inside and out! With decades of experience under his belt, he's a true flooring guru who knows answers to questions that even Google can't answer.
Meet Jeremy, the sales professional who's as versatile as the floors he sells! With a colorful background that spans from construction contracting to managing the hustle at Big O's Bar and Grill, and even ensuring safety and quality on BP pipelines, Jeremy brings a wealth of experience to the table.
Now, in the world of flooring, he's the go-to guy for finding the perfect fit for your space. His eclectic past has equipped him with a keen eye for detail and a knack for customer service, making your flooring journey smooth and enjoyable.
With Jeremy, you're not just getting a sales professional; you're getting a story, a smile, and a floor that feels just right. So, step into our store and let Jeremy guide you to the perfect flooring solution!
Meet Telli, the warehouse assistant who's got mad rhymes and even madder skills! He's not just your average warehouse assistant, he's also a budding rapper with a talent for spitting fire on the mic. But when he's not in the studio, he's keeping the Freeport warehouse running smoothly.
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