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Sales & Design Consultants

Karen Skauge

Karen Skauge, Interior Designer | Sales Consultant 

 

Karen Skauge has been a part of the Floor to Ceiling Carpet One team since 1983 and performs many roles for the company. Karen is the Flooring Claims Manager and manages the Hunter Douglas window covering studio. Karen also specializes in cabinetry design for all areas of the home. She particularly enjoys kitchen design because she is an avid cook herself. She takes great pride in making her client’s dreams a reality so they can enjoy their design for years to come. Karen graduated from Alexandria Technical College with degrees in Interior Design and Environmental Design. In her spare time Karen enjoys reading, gardening, attending sporting events, weekends at the lake, and any time with her family and grandchildren. Karen and her husband make their home in Hawley, MN and have three adult sons and two grandsons.

 

 

Contact: kskauge@ftcc1.com

Neil Flaten

Neil Flaten, Sales Consultant  

 

Neil began his career at Floor to Ceiling Carpet One in 1984 and has been a strong presence ever since. With 25 years of experience in floor covering and cabinetry sales, he has developed a clientele based on referrals from past customers. He works with several builders and contractors such as J&L Construction and Cornerstone Specialties. Neil earned a Business Degree from Valley City State University. He enjoys hunting, vacationing with his wife and spending time with his kids and grandkids. Neil is an avid Green Bay Packers fan.

 

 

Contact: nflaten@ftcc1.com

 Karen Mayer

Karen Mayer, Sales Consultant 

 

 

Karen Mayer has been in the flooring and interior design industry since 2001, joining the Floor to Ceiling Carpet One team in 2006. Karen strives to stay current with trends and innovations within the industry. Karen offers her clients a full service experience, from small remodels to new construction. She specializes in whole-house design: cabinetry, counter tops, flooring, and tiled showers. She enjoys transforming the ideas and visions of her clients into a reality. Karen resides in Horace, ND with her husband. She enjoys the lakes in the summer and spending time with family.

 

 

Contact: kmayer@ftcc1.com

Johanna Powell

Johanna Powell, Interior Designer | Sales Consultant

 

 

Johanna joined Floor to Ceiling in 2008 while earning her AAS degree in Interior Design. She has extensive experience in design and sales; including space planning, finish selection, project management, hand and computer drafting techniques. From small remodels to new construction, she can give you the full experience from selecting flooring to creating an entire home design experience working with each client to create their own unique and well-functioning space. You can often find her on the weekend with a cup of coffee enjoying her country property with her husband, Matthew and two children, Camden and Braelyn. Johanna also has a love for crafting, traveling, the outdoors and anything with family.

 

 

Contact: jpowell@ftcc1.com

Natasha Henr

Natasha Henry, Interior Designer | Sales Consultant 

 

 

Natasha has been with Floor to Ceiling Carpet One since August 2013. She was born and raised in West Fargo and attended Century College in White Bear Lake, MN, where she graduated with a degree in Interior Design. Natasha is a member of NDID (North Dakota Interior Designers). As an Interior Designer, Tasha works closely with customers designing their projects, selecting material and scheduling installation. In her free time, Natasha enjoys spending time with family and friends. She loves the outdoors, especially being at the lake and watching sports.

 

 

Contact: nhenry@ftcc1.com

	 Karen Ensrud,

Karen Ensrud, Sales Consultant 

 

 

Karen has been in the interior finish, cabinet, and countertop industry for over 25 years, and joined Floor to Ceiling Carpet One in 2014. She enjoys helping her clients find the “perfect” material for their projects. Karen especially loves designing kitchens specific to her client’s lifestyles and making the most out of every available space. Karen brings that same personalization to all projects she works on… from a simple flooring change out to cabinetry additions, basement remodels, and new construction. Karen, her husband Joe, and two teenagers, Joseph and Bella live in north Fargo. They have a busy home with the teens involved in football, hockey and tennis, Joe playing softball and participating in Strongman competitions. Karen loves to laugh, find humor in the mundane, and most importantly always look for the positive in life.

 

 

Contact: kensrud@ftcc1.com

	 Josh Ackerland

Josh Ackerland, Sales Consultant 

 

 

Josh joined Floor to Ceiling Carpet One in 2013. He is experienced in both new construction and remodel projects. He particularly enjoys getting to know his clients and integrating their personalities into their projects. Josh lives in Mapleton, ND and his favorite hobbies usually involve family, golf, or basketball.

 

 

Contact: jackerland@ftcc1.com

Traci VanBruggen

Traci VanBruggen, Interior Designer 

 

 

Traci VanBruggen joined the Floor to Ceiling Carpet One Design Studio in 2019. She graduated with honors from North Dakota State University, with a degree in Interior Design and minor in Business Administration. She has over 8 years of experience in the design field, from large commercial projects to a small residential remodel. Her favorite part about being a designer is interacting with and educating clients while working through the design process. Incorporating each client’s individual tastes and specific needs is what being a designer is all about, and no project is ever the same! When she is not in the Studio or on a jobsite, Traci enjoys spending time with her family. She runs a busy household with triplet 1 year old boys and a 3.5 year old daughter.

 

 

Contact: tvanbruggen@ftcc1.com

	 John Flores

John Flores, Sales Consultant 

 

 

John is a graduate of Dilworth High School and has been in the sales and customer service industry for 40 years. He has 20 years’ experience in the furniture industry and 20 years in flooring. His expertise is in multi-family housing and new construction, and works closely with several property management companies and contractors. In his free time, John likes to golf, deep sea fish, play billiards, travel, and in the summer spend time with his wife at the lake. John is also a die-hard Minnesota Vikings Fan.

 

Contact: jflores@ftcc1.com

	 Jason Nelson

Jason Nelson, Sales Consultant 

 

 

Jason spent 9 months as an apprentice installing flooring before he ever began selling it. He has 6 years of sales experience in the flooring industry, 5 of which he was managing the store. Jason is passionate about getting the right product for each customer and believes each household has a different circumstance when it comes to flooring. Jason is married the love of his life and they have two children, one girl and one boy. They both enjoy travelling and have been to Italy, Greece, Ireland, and New York in the last 5 years.

 

 

 

Contact: jnelson@ftcc1.com

	 Mike Verdi

Mike Verdi, Sales Consultant  

 

 

Mike joined our team in early 2020 and worked in property management for 15 years before joining us. He's taken part in both new construction and remodeling projects, and loves to help people find the right options for their specific wants and needs. Mike is a proud husband and father of 3 energetic sons. In his free time, Mike enjoys relaxing with his family, hunting, fishing, gardening, and tinkering with projects around his house.

 

 

Contact: mverdi@ftcc1.com

	 Aubrey Costello

Aubrey Costello, Interior Designer | Sales Consultant  

 

 

Aubrey has a bachelor’s degree in Interior Design from North Dakota State University. With thirteen years of experience in the kitchen design field, her enthusiasm for design, organizational skills, and attention to detail, Costello can visualize the entire project. Her ability lies in being able to listen to the client to discover what they want and need in their space and be able to make suggestions that go beyond mere functionality to bring the entire area into harmony with the rest of the home. Throughout the process of your project, Costello will guide you through all your options. In her spare time, she enjoys blogging, sewing, hanging at the lake, and spending time with friends and family.

 

 

Contact: acostello@ftcc1.com

	 Dalton Dunford

Dalton Dunford, Sales Consultant

 

 

Dalton started working at Floor to Ceiling in high school during the summers setting up displays and doing various other tasks around the store and later lead a crew laying floor protectant at the new Sanford hospital in Fargo. After that he worked for the in-house tile crew for a few years helping schedule jobs and installing tile jobs in both residential and commercial builds. In the summer of 2019, he left to work in the food service industry and worked his way up from server/bartender to being a part of the management team and the lead trainer for the restaurant. After a few years away Dalton came back home to join the Floor to Ceiling family in March of 2022. Through his various experiences in life Dalton has learned to have a desire to always learn more and if you don’t know something you can always find someone who does. He believes the guest is the most important part of our business and has a true passion to roll out the red carpet for everyone who walks in the store and that communication is key. In his free time, he loves to cook for friends and family and spends most of his summers golfing or in his words “hunting and fishing for golf balls”. He loves to travel as much as he can and tries to find time every year to go see one of his favorite sports teams play whether it’s the Chicago Cubs, NDSU Bison, Miami Dolphins or Boston Celtics.

 

 

Contact: ddunford@ftcc1.com

	 Adriana Foley

Adriana Foley, Interior Designer | Sales Consultant

 

 

My name is Adriana Foley and I am an interior designer/sales consultant at Floor to Ceiling Carpet One. My job is to design interiors for new constructions and remodeling projects for existing homes based on clients’ requests, needs, and visions.

I hold a degree in Architectural Drafting and I have over 10 years experience in designing. Prior to Floor to Ceiling I worked as a Kitchen Project Specialist at Lowes for 6 years. Having completed 4 major remodeling project of my own gives me additional insights from the perspective of the costumer. Helping clients turn their dreams into reality is a passion that runs deep and I truly enjoy the experience of helping home owners through the entire process from project conception to project completion.

I was born and raised in Italy but have lived in the Fargo/Moorhead area for the past 20 years. I enjoy cooking, playing tennis, traveling, the lakes area, and spending quality time with my husband and our little yorkie Max.

 

 

 

Contact: afoley@ftcc1.com

  

 

 

 

 

 

Commercial Sales

 

 

 

 

 

Alex Perala , Sales Consultant

 

 

Alex has been with Floor to Ceiling Carpet One since September of 2014. He has played many roles in the company starting out in our warehouse for five years, then moving into commercial estimating, now has moved into commercial sales. He was born and raised in West Fargo and has lived in the area his whole life. He assists general contractors, construction managers, architects and business owners with all of their acoustical ceiling and floorcovering needs. He enjoys learning new things about the industry and is excited about the opportunity to grow in commercial sales. When not working Alex enjoys smoking meats on the grill, riding his motorcycle and watching the Green Bay Packers.

 

 

Contact: pruelas@ftcc1.com

	 Joe Rivard

Joe Rivard, Commercial Sales 

 

 

Joe joined our Commercial Flooring & Acoustical Ceiling Sales team after moving back from New Hampshire to his home state of Minnesota in 2020. He has spent most of his career in the finance and banking industry which has instilled a passion for helping people by tailoring solutions specific to their wants and needs. He is a D.I.Y.’er and fully renovated his home in New England and has now taken on that task again here. Joe lives in Dilworth with his fiance, Aimee, her son, 2 dogs and their cat. When he isn’t busy working on his home he enjoys fantasy sports, snowboarding, golf and riding his motorcycle.

 

 

Contact: jrivard@ftcc1.com

Andrew Hoffman

Andrew Hoffman, Commercial Estimator 

 

 

Andrew began his career at Floor to Ceiling Carpet One starting in the warehouse as well as cabinetry installation. In October 2014 Andrew took on the task of commercial estimating where he prepares quantity takeoffs for flooring, ceilings and tile while overseeing submittals and project management, all the while helping the sales staff with commercial projects as needed. In his free time Andrew enjoys golf, softball, and broomball as well as his dog, Vin. Andrew is known for his love of NDSU, the Vikings, and spending time with his friends and family including his niece and nephews.

 

 

Contact: ahoffman@ftcc1.com

 

 

 

Design Stuido

 Kayla Cahoon

Kayla Cahoon, Interior Designer | Design Studio 

 

 

Kayla is an NDSU graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Design and is a valued member of the Cabinet Department at Floor to Ceiling Carpet One. Her focus is on cabinetry designs, providing technical drawings, as well as coordinating products for remodel and new construction projects. She offers her design knowledge with consideration of each client’s specific wants and needs with a very detailed approach. Kayla’s creativity is also on display throughout the kitchen displays in the Floor to Ceiling Carpet One showroom. Kayla is an active member with NDID (North Dakota Interior Designers) and continues to attend product trainings as well as traveling for design inspiration. She lives with her husband in West Fargo. Together, they enjoy remodeling projects for their own home, spending time with friends and family, and traveling.

 

 

Contact: kcahoon@ftcc1.com

	 Krystal Anderson

Krystal Anderson, Interior Designer | Design Studio 

 

 

Krystal began her career in 2015 at Floor to Ceiling Carpet One as an intern in the Cabinet Department. She has since graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Interior Design from NDSU. Being in the Cabinet Department, Krystal focuses on cabinetry design within any room. Keeping in mind the aesthetics, functionality, and most of all, the how the clients will be using the space. She enjoys all parts of the technical aspects of design, being able to provide detailed drawings to the client. Krystal is also able to provide 3D rendered presentations to clients which allows them to see their space come to life. Every project, either big or small, is important to her. Krystal is a member of NDID (North Dakota Interior Designers) where she enjoys attending meetings and being on committees for various events. Krystal and her husband live in Minot, where she enjoys doing small projects around the house. The two of them appreciate being able to travel to new places around the world, delighting in various cultures.

 

 

Contact: kanderson@ftcc1.com

Michaela Bakken

Michaela Bakken, Kitchen & Bath Specialist | Design Studio

 

 

Michaela joined the Design Studio team brought to you by Floor to Ceiling Carpet One in 2020 and focuses on assisting the Floor to Ceiling sales staff with cabinet design. She enjoys the fine details of cabinetry and how each component works with others, making sure function is always the top priority in any design. Michaela graduated from North Dakota State University with a bachelors degree in Marketing and a minor in PR & Advertising, but has always had a passion for interior design. She has worked in the design and sales industry since 2013. Michaela is also a member of North Dakota Interior Designers where she enjoys meeting others in the design community and continues to learn about all aspects of interior design. Outside of work Michaela enjoys spending time with her husband, son, and Australian Shepherd pup!

 

 

Contact: mbakken@ftcc1.com

 

Megan Lynch

Megan Lynch, Interior Designer | Design Studio 

 

 

Megan is an Interior Designer at Design Studio 360. She is a University of Minnesota Duluth honors graduate with a BFA in design and minor in fine art. She has a strong passion for aesthetics and enjoys all aspects of design including interiors, art, architecture, furniture, and florals. Her specialty is modern, mid-century modern, and Scandinavian design with a focus on restoring historic homes. Outside of work, she loves to spend summers at the lake and travel with her husband and Rhodesian Ridgeback pup, Hintza.

 

 

 

Contact: mlynch@ftcc1.com

Sophia Garris

Sophia Garris, Interior Design Assistant | Design Studio 

 

 

Sophia joined Design Studio 360 brought to you by Floor to Ceiling Carpet One after graduating with honors from NDSU in the Spring of 2022 with an accredited Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Design along with a minor in Apparel, Retail Merchandising, and Design. Sophia has had a passion for creating functional yet beautiful interiors since she can remember, and is enjoying learning the ins-and-outs of specifying the different cabinetry lines offered at Floor to Ceiling. She assists the sales and design teams by creating detailed cabinetry drawings and 3D renderings for each project. When Sophia is away from the studio or not tagging along to job sites she enjoys getting outside, exploring downtown Fargo-Moorhead, and spending time with her family, friends, and her cat.

 

 

Contact: sgarris@ftcc1.com

 

 

 

 

Our Management Team

 

 

 

Bryan Vidden

Bryan Vidden, President 

 

 

Bryan is a 1982 UND College of Business and Public Administration graduate with a major in Management. From 1982 to 2007 Bryan was Commercial Flooring and Acoustic Ceilings Manager at Grand Forks Glass & Paint while being named President of Grand Forks Builders and Traders in 2005. He then worked in Fargo for Grand Forks Glass & Paint & Ceilings until 2008 when he became a partner at Ceilings Inc. / Valley Interiors. Bryan joined Floor to Ceiling Carpet One in March of 2010 as Commercial Flooring and Acoustic Ceilings Manager. Bryan assists general contractors, construction managers, architects, and end users with all their acoustical ceiling and floorcovering needs. In his free time, Bryan enjoys travel, hunting, fishing, and spending time at the lake with his family and friends

 

 

Contact: bvidden@ftcc1.com

	 Jeff Witte

Jeff Witte, Sales/General Manager

 

 

Jeff moved to Fargo in 1999 and spent 14 years in the home improvement industry as a wholesale rep. He joined the Floor to Ceiling Carpet One team in 2013 and has hit the ground running. Jeff’s hobbies include golf, hunting, fishing, and traveling. Jeff makes his home in Fargo with his wife and son.

 

 

Contact: jwitte@ftcc1.com

 Ryan Hoffman

Ryan Hoffman, Operations Manager 

 

 

Ryan has been with Floor to Ceiling Carpet One since 2003. He is responsible for the operations side of the company: overseeing office tasks, inventory management, company processes, computer programs/systems, and human resources. Ryan lives in Fargo with his wife and two children.
 

 

Contact: rhoffman@ftcc1.com

Jessica Sholl

Jessica Sholl, Senior Interior Designer | Design Studio Manager

 

 

Jessica Sholl is an Interior Designer and has been with Floor to Ceiling Carpet One since 2011. She holds an accredited Bachelor of Science degree from NDSU in Interior Design accompanied with a minor in Business Administration. Jessica assists in managing the studio and offers over 8 years of experience in design, sales and project management. She enjoys all aspects of the Interior Design field and provides design services for residential clientele in new construction and remodeling. Jessica specializes in cabinetry design and she has a passion for working on detailed projects with each client to create a space that is unique and functions for their needs. As an active member of the NDID (North Dakota Interior Designers) organization at the Professional Member level she adores staying involved, networking and is currently serving on the executive board. Fargo is Jessica’s hometown where she resides currently with her husband Billy, and their Shih Tzu Maltese dog, Bella. Jessica enjoys traveling and spending her time outdoors, especially at the lake with her friends and family.

 

 

Contact: jsholl@ftcc1.com

Darryl Bartholomay

Darryl Bartholomay, Installation Manager  

 

 

Darryl has been with the Floor to Ceiling Carpet One organization since 1976. His current responsibilities include measures and overseeing installs. He lives near Detroit Lakes, MN with his wife, Danyelle, and their two cats. Darryl very much enjoys the outdoors: landscaping, gardening, fishing, hunting, gold, skiing, and scuba diving.

 

 

Contact: dbartholomay@ftcc1.com

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Troy Parks, Quality Control Manager | Installation Specialist 

 

 

Troy has been working with Floor to Ceiling for years, as a Subcontractor operating his own flooring installation company, specializing in carpet and hard surfaces. He brings almost 4 decades of experience, starting at the age of 12 years old. He joined our team in January 2022 as our Quality Control Manager/Installation Specialist. He recruits new talent and oversees the installers/crews and assists with sales staff with planning and executing projects as well as overcoming objectives that come up with new construction and remodel projects. Troy enjoys cars, camping and spending time with his wife Cathy, kids; Justin, Paige, and Cassie as well as his 2 Grandkids, Ben, and Brooke. Troy also enjoys his 2 corgis.

 

Contact: tparks@FTCC1.COM 

 

Jamie Kenowski, Residential Tile Manager

Jamie Kenowski, Residential Tile Manager 

 

 

Jamie has been working in the residential remodel and building industry for 20 years. He ran and owned his own tile and remodel business for a number of years; then knee injuries led him to Floor to Ceiling Carpet One. Jamie’s priority has always been the customer and he enjoys making peoples’ homes what they dream of, and a place where they love to be. Jamie lives in north Fargo with his wife, 3 children, and 2 bird dogs – all of who keep their family very busy. He enjoys getting together with friends and trying new local breweries, watching Bison Football, hanging out at their camper at the lake, or going to an occasional Redhawks game. Jamie is an avid outdoorsman who loves bow hunting, fishing, and pheasant hunting.

 

 

Contact: jkenowski@ftcc1.com

Howard Coleman

Howard Coleman, Warehouse Manager 

 

 

Originally born and raised in California, Howard Coleman moved to North Dakota in 2007 and began his career at Floor to Ceiling Carpet One in 2014. Howard oversees the entire warehouse staff and warehousing operations. Howard and his team ensure inventory is correct, product deliveries run smoothly, and installers have what they need to do their projects correctly and efficiently. Howard’s genuine smile and laughter fills the warehouse on a daily basis, something our staff is grateful for! In his spare time, Howard enjoys golf and softball and spending time with his family and friends.

 

 

Contact: hcoleman@ftcc1.com

	 Marcus Roman

Marcus Roman, Marketing

 

 

Marcus has 30+ years of experience in the flooring industry and has been with Floor to Ceiling Carpet One since 2001. Marcus semi-retired as President of the company in 2018 and still works with the company in Marketing. He sits on the Board of Directors and also assists in developing areas of community involvement. He enjoys spending time with his wife Ruth, their 5 children and 8 grandchildren. His hobbies include golfing, hunting and fishing. He follows all Minnesota sports as well as the NDSU Bison football team.

 

 

Contact: mroman@ftcc1.com

 

 

Operations Staff

 

	 Adriana Foley

Kayla Aaneson, Front Desk Receptionist 

 

 

Kayla Aanenson is a native of Minnesota/North Dakota, but recently relocated back to Fargo after living in Raleigh, NC for the past 8 years. She has over 30 years of Customer Service experience and truly enjoys building genuine relationships and assisting others. Kayla has three grown children. In her free time when she is not working, you will find her spending time with family, reading, cooking/trying new recipes, golfing, and listening to all genres of music.

 

 

 

Contact: kaanenson@ftcc1.com

 

 

Barb Bartholomay

Barb Bartholomay, Accounts Payable 

 

 

Barb began working at Floor to Ceiling Carpet One in 1984. She started out working in accounts receivable and payable and eventually settled into her current position in Accounts Payable, working directly with suppliers and subcontractors. Barb grew up on a farm in the Drayton/Grafton area and graduated from Drayton High School in 1982. She moved to Fargo to attend the Interstate Business College. After graduating she applied for her first full time job, which happened to be at Floor to Ceiling Carpet One, and has been here ever since. Barb enjoys the people she works with and feels blessed to be a part of our team. Barb lives in Fargo with her two cats, Jazzy and Grover. In her free time, she enjoys country dancing, going for walks, and spending time with family and friends.

 

 

Contact: bbartholomay@ftcc1.com

Emily Osman

Emily Osman, Purchasing 

 

 

Emily joined the Floor to Ceiling Carpet One team in May 2016 in our Purchasing department . She graduated from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN with a degree in French and minors in Biology and Psychology. She enjoys her job in Purchasing because she gets to collaborate with everyone in the various departments. Emily is definitely a people person who enjoys helping others. Currently, she is looking forward to marrying her fiancé Forest in October 2018. She enjoys spending time at home with her fiancé and their big fluffy cat, Toulouse. Emily also loves spending time with her family and friends and going to the lake in the summer.

 

 

Contact: eosman@ftcc1.com