Our Staff

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Grace

Grace and her late husband Cy, started the business in 1957. Today, at 99, Grace works at the store and enjoys talking with past and present customers. She loves to cook the old German food, enjoys gardening and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandson. When Grace was younger she and her late husband traveled the world, of which she has many wonderful memories and stories of all the great places they visited.

 

Kristin - Design Consultant

Kristin’s love for design started at a young age and has been driven by her passion for colors, furniture, textiles, and lighting. She received her interior design degree in 2012 from The Art Institute of Colorado and has experience working with both residential and commercial clients. Kristin started working for Flooring America in 2014, where she loves to help clients create spaces that reflect their lifestyle and personality. Kristin focuses on finding the best value, while creating beautiful, and functional environments. In her spare time, she enjoys fly fishing with her husband, spending time with friends and family, traveling and listening to live music.   

 

 

Dana - Design Consultant

Dana has been with the Flooring America Rapid City family since 2005. She loves creating the rooms and homes of her customers’ dreams, and making the process perfectly stress free by narrowing down the seemingly endless choices of flooring products available at the store, and helping her customers find the perfect floor for their needs. She looks forward to her job every day, because each day presents a new decorating challenge. In her spare time, Dana enjoys spending time with her family. She likes attending art and music festivals, dancing, and doing woodworking, as well as currently building her dream home.

 

Bruce - Sales Consultant

In 2011, Bruce had the opportunity to make a career change and to join the Flooring America Rapid City team as a Sales Consultant. It has been a great fit for Bruce, and enabled him to combine his interest in home improvement and remodeling with over 25 years of sales experience. Bruce enjoys hearing about his customers’ specific needs and wants, and loves helping them turn their ideas into realities. Bruce’s interests include remodeling his home, landscaping his yard, training for and running long distance events, cross country skiing, hiking, camping, and mountain biking.

 

Kerry Lindblad - Sales Consultant

The newest member of the Flooring America family, Kerry Lindblad, hails from eastern South Dakota, but has been a citizen of the Rapid City community since 1990.  Although a new employee of the company, Lindblad also has the recognition of selling for the Pettigrew family nearly 40 years ago at the former downtown Linoleum and Carpet Center.  Kerry enjoys fishing and hunting along with spoiling his nine grandchildren in his spare time. He and his wife, Wendy, also enjoy traveling whenever the opportunity arises.  Kerry is a former Rapid City and Minneapolis Jaycee and a former professional clown.

Linda - Office Manager

Working at Flooring America Rapid City for over 20 years has given Linda a unique perspective on the quality of Flooring America’s products, service, and expertise. Linda very much enjoys her position as Office Manager, and her goal each day is two-fold: to make the flow of paperwork, and interactions with customers go as smoothly as possible; and second, to assist the Sales Consultants in any way possible so that they can do what they do best: help customers find beautiful flooring! In her spare time, Linda enjoys the beauty of God’s world, she loves to read, she is very active in her church, and she enjoys her life very much!

Edelia - Office Assistant

Edelia joined the Flooring America team in June of 2017 after graduating from high school. She enjoys working alongside and laughing with her coworkers in between creating price tags and accomplishing office tasks. Outside of work she loves being creative, shopping locally, hiking with friends and going to her favorite coffee shop. She declares Pure Bean Coffeehouse located downtown in the Creamery Mall to have "the best coffee ever!" She is not sure what her future plans are, but for now she says she's happy right where she is.

Mary - Office Assistant

Having lived and worked in the Rapid City area for the last 27 years, Mary comes to Flooring America with 8 years of experience in a furniture and flooring office setting. After joining the “family” in 2015, she is excited to embark on this new adventure. Spending her earlier days raising two sons, she has become very fond of all the activities available in the Black Hills. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, walking, watching/participating in various sports, supporting local shopping malls and teaching exercise classes.

Cliff - Outside Sales Rep

As the Outside Sales Manager for Flooring America Rapid City, Cliff’s time is spent traveling the Black Hills and surrounding communities, and discussing flooring with people in their homes and businesses. Over the past five years, he has become acquainted with many great people in all walks of life. Cliff has found that simply being honest and treating people with respect, while helping them to find the best products and services that will meet their specific flooring needs is a winning combination. Cliff enjoys life to the fullest. He has been blessed with a wonderful family, friends, job, and faith. Once in a while he even gets to go fishing!

Tammy - Outside Sales & Marketing

Tammy has been a salesperson for a long time. Some of her positions included selling cars & RV’s, radio ads, windows & siding, insurance, and real estate. She has owned a small promotional products & marketing business since 2007. One of her favorite things to do is to go out to meet and talk to new people. When she’s not working, you’ll most likely find her on a hiking trail with her husband Bruce. Their most recent adventure took them on a 250 mile hike on the John Muri Trail with a few side hikes along the way.

Mark - Warehouse Manager

Away from work, Mark likes to lift weights and spend time with his family. At work he receives freight, making sure it arrives in good condition, gets all materials ready for the flooring installers to pick up, makes deliveries to customers and does a lot of general repair. Rick is the key to making sure everything runs smoothly.

Rod

Rod’s dad started Flooring America Rapid City in 1957. Since then, Rod has done everything from sweeping the warehouse floor to running the entire business, as he does in his current position. Rod believes that Flooring America Rapid City’s staff must exceed customer expectations, as there are a lot of retailers where people can shop for flooring. Because of his vision, Flooring America Rapid City strives to be the best. In his not-so-spare time, Rod loves yard and garden work, and always finds time to follow his daughters as they travel and try to make the world a better place.

 

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