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Carpet One Floor & Home welcomes new advisory council members

Screen Shot 2017-10-02 at 3.42.04 PMManchester, N.H.—Carpet One Floor & Home has announced four new members to its advisory council: Kelly McDonald, McDonald Carpet One Floor & Home, Boulder, Colo.; Chris Taylor, Carpet Master Carpet One Floor & Home, Latham, N.Y.; Laura Rosborough, Carpet One Floor & Home, Mentor, Ohio; and Dean Kelly, Carpet Baggers Carpet One Floor & Home, Charleston, S.C. Carpet One Floor & Homes 12-member council meets periodically through the year to advise senior management and help shape the direction of programs developed by the flooring retailer cooperative.

“Our advisory council is essential to make sure our strategy is in line with what our members need,” said Eric Demaree, president of Carpet One Floor & Home. “We depend on them to be the voice of our membership and they are there to challenge us to provide the best service possible to our members.”

Each new advisory member was selected to represent one of four regions previously represented by retiring members Cindy Corbett, John Mazzullo, Scot Hill and Will Dukes.

All new members of the advisory council will take on their official duties at the annual fall advisory council meeting taking place the first week of October in New Orleans, La.

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Carpet One Floor & Home announces new advisory council members

Manchester, N.H.—Carpet One Floor & Home welcomed four new members to their advisory council. This Council consists of twelve store owners who are members of the Carpet One Floor & Home cooperative. They serve as a sounding board for all store owners and provide input to the CCA Global Partners and Carpet One Floor & Home executive teams on all areas of the business, including product line composition, lease programs, display creation, marketing and merchandising strategies.

Andrew Wiebe will represent Canada Central West, which encompasses Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan. He is an owner of Red Deer Carpet One Floor & Home in Red Deer Alberta. With 10 years of experience in the business, Wiebe intends to serve his region by ensuring that members are united and taking full advantage of the benefits of the cooperative to improve their business despite a challenging economy.

Lee Emerson will represent the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas in the Midwest region. He is the owner of Emerson Carpet One Floor & Home in Baton Rouge, La. Emerson plans to work closely with members in his region to make sure that the Carpet One Floor & Home leadership team is aware of challenges that store owners are facing. He also hopes to help create new programs that will address these challenges.

Jeff Lerner will represent the Southwest region covering California and Hawaii. Jeff is the owner of Floorcraft Carpet One Floor & Home in San Francisco, Calif. With over 20 years working in his business, Lerner brings a wealth of experience to the group. He looks forward to engaging with the group to find solutions and opportunities that will benefit the entire cooperative.

Barb Martin will represent the District of Columbia, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Virginia as the Mid Atlantic council member. Barb is owner of a Pennsylvania family business, Martin Carpet One Floor & Home. With a focus on providing a family atmosphere for all employees and strong connections to the local community, Barb will provide a people-focused perspective.

“Each of these members bring something different to the table, but they all bring a passion for their business,” said Eric Demaree, president of Carpet One Floor & Home. “We are excited to hear their perspective, and we are confident they will help us bring more value to all our store owners and their associates.”