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.”