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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.