Redi Carpet names Brian Caress new CEO

Home Press Release Redi Carpet names Brian Caress new CEO

Stafford, Texas—Brian Caress was named CEO of Redi Carpet effective January 1, 2017. Caress took over as CEO as a result of the retirement of Greg Waleke, who had been with the company over 28 years. Caress has spent over 23 years at Redi Carpet during which time he has held numerous roles with increasing levels of responsibility. His father, Bruce Caress, started the business in 1981, in Houston, Texas.

“I am very excited about the opportunity to take Redi Carpet to the next level of growth,” Caress said. “My plan is to take Redi Carpet national with a coast-to-coast footprint serving the top multi-family markets in the country. We have the infrastructure and management team in place to execute this plan. I am very thankful to my father for having the confidence in me to carry on what he started over 35 years ago and I’d also like to thank Greg Waleke and Jerry Hosko, president, for their support in helping me prepare for this new role.”

Today, Redi Carpet is the largest multi-family flooring provider in the nation. The company operates in 24 cities and 14 states and finished 2016 with $230 million in revenue.

Must Read

Versatrim celebrates 25-year milestone

Henderson, N.C.—Versatrim, an award-winning manufacturer of trim and moldings, is celebrating its 25th anniversary, serving the flooring industry with a full line of complementary...

Watch: Cali unveils new Barrel collection

https://media.calibamboo.com/m/32aff2ada04b3eb3/original/Barrel-Cali-Hardwoods-Product-Knowledge-PK-Video.mp4 Have you seen Cali’s new Barrel collection? The engineered hardwood floors offer luxury cuts of European white oak in understated neutrals. Named for both...

Crossville launches Snippet wall tile

Crossville, Tenn.—Crossville has launched Snippet, a ceramic wall tile collection. The product is noted for its unique tone-on-tone graphic geometry expanding creative options for custom...

‘Tuesday Tips:’ Why sales managers should delegate and guide

https://youtu.be/Rdw0E9y7eFE Dalton—The World Floor Covering Association (WFCA) released a new “Tuesday Tips” this week. In the series, WFCA experts presents short video tips for improving customer service...

Protecting against cyber vandalism in 2023

Cyber vandalism. It’s not a term very often used in the flooring industry—but it should be. Technology continues to advance by leaps and bounds...

Ecore unveils new ECOsurfaces line

Lancaster, Pa.—The new ECOsurfaces Desert & River commercial flooring line from Ecore offers the architect and design community an innovative solution that fuses aesthetics and sustainability...
Some text some message..
X