Chattanooga, Tenn.—Alliance Flooring has brought on Debbie Plott as the new supplier and member relationship manager working out of the Chattanooga office. She will be providing support with buying, product strategy, account management and relationship building with many key suppliers in multiple categories.
“We have known Debbie for years and worked with her as a supplier when she was with both Shaw and Mohawk,” said Kevin Logue, co-COO and VP of marketing at Alliance Flooring. “She has a reputation for outstanding customer service, extensive industry knowledge and a dynamic personality that’s perfect for building relationships. She will be a strong addition to our team and we are excited to have her on board.”
Plott brings with her a wealth of flooring knowledge and experience from her time running national accounts and buying group business in the area rug division at both Mohawk Home and Shaw Living.
“I am thrilled to be here at this great company,” said Plott. “My entire career has been spent in the flooring industry and I look forward to continuing that tradition by providing the best service possible to current and future Alliance Flooring members and suppliers.”
May 8/15, 2017: Volume 31, Issue 24
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Tucson, Ariz.–CarpetsPlus Colortile named Stacey Pape, owner of SP Floors and Design Center in Pittsburgh, as its retailer of the year during the CarpetsPlus Colortile annual convention, March 4 to 7, at Tucson’s Starr Pass Resort.
From left, Ryan Dunn. co-COO and VP Sales, CarpetsPlus Colortile; Ron Dunn, co-CEO CarpetsPlus Colortile; Stacey Pape, owner, SP Floors; Veronica Sutyak, general manager, SP Floors; Jon Logue, co-CEO CarpetsPlus Colortile; and Kevin Logue, co-COO and VP marketing CarpetsPlus Colortile.
Chattanooga, Tenn. — Carpetland USA ColorTile will hold its 2014 Buying Committee Meeting here Nov. 16-18, at Spring Hill Suites/Cameron Harbor on the Tennessee River. The group will also visit several mills in North Georgia to review new flooring products and decide what products they will inventory and which programs to employ in 2015.
Kevin Logue, co-COO and vice president marketing for CarpetsPlus ColorTile, said: “Our Carpetland buyer meetings give members valuable time with mill executives and give them a chance to see all the new products and style out their displays for the coming year. Being a member of our group allows members to get first-hand product and industry information at the mill level to help them grow their business. They also provide valuable time to network and share best practices.”
Carpetland USA ColorTile is a division of Alliance Flooring.