Rachel ChickClose modalRachel ChickBusiness Development | Upstate NYContact Rachel518email@example.com
Kyle KeatingClose modalKyle KeatingBusiness Development | MidwestContact Kyle(443) firstname.lastname@example.org
Paul DugganClose modalPaul DugganBusiness Development | New York MetroContact Paul919email@example.com
Rocky TramonteClose modalRocky TramonteBusiness Development | Texas SouthContact Rocky512.firstname.lastname@example.org
Phil CareyClose modalPhil CareyVP of Sales
Phil came to Spartan at the start of 2010 with an extensive dealer background. Carey is a valued trouble shooter on job site variables from installation to maintenance.
Phil loves pop culture and any show on ABC Family. He spent eight years as a lifeguard in South Jersey saving lives and making girls swoon. Phil is now a loving husband and father of two adorable little girls.Contact Phil215.email@example.com
Joe BlodgettClose modalJoe Blodgett
Blodgett is a bulldog. Regardless of the task Joe gets it done – quickly and effectively. Joe called on Spartan for several years before being recruited to the team in 2010.
Joe has a Pug named Ugh and two beautiful daughters. He is a huge Redskins fan and can belt it out to every song on the American Top 40 with Ryan Seacrest. Joe is an amazing singer.Contact Joe443.firstname.lastname@example.org
Leslie AndersonClose modalLeslie AndersonVP of Hospitality Accounts
Leslie has learned and loved the hospitality design industry for over 15 years. Working closely with Marriott, and serving on the board for NEWH, Leslie developed a passion for design and bringing it to fruition.
Outside the industry, Leslie is a proud soccer mom, spending countless weekends with her husband, David, cheering on their three kids in soccer, basketball, and lacrosse. Whether she is working or at soccer games every day she battles a constant desire for fries – combatting it with healthy yet less fulfilling sustenance (AKA lettuce).Contact Leslie443.email@example.com
John BoyleClose modalJohn BoyleBusiness Development | Upstate NY
Spartan and The Boyle Group NY have teamed up to better serve the Upstate NY area, covering 18 counties in northern NY: Franklin, Clinton, Essex, Hamilton, Warren, Washington, Saratoga, Herkimer, Otsego, Delaware, Greene, Columbia, Rensselaer, Fulton, Montgomery, Schenectady, Albany, Schoharie.Contact John518.firstname.lastname@example.org
Hannah VerschooreClose modalHannah VerschooreBusiness Development | Florida
After two years grinding with supplier Capri in Dallas, Texas, Hannah packed up her belongings and drove east to Miami. A Bel Air, Maryland native, Miami may be Verschoore’s new home, but she proudly wears purple in the face of orange and green (go Ravens!).
To Hannah, a perfect Sunday starts with brunch, and ends with Game of Thrones. #WinterIsComingContact Hannah214.email@example.com
Nick ShieldsClose modalNick ShieldsBusiness Development | Louisiana + MississippiContact Nick504.firstname.lastname@example.org
Nicole QuinnClose modalNicole QuinnBusiness Development | Georgia
From furniture to quartz tile to fabrics, and everywhere in between, Nicole has seen it all. Spartan added Nicole to our Atlanta team in early 2018, bringing her 16 years of industry expertise. Nicole has an eye for design and loves to be a part of making a space come alive.
Quinn has a pug named Percy who loves Pizza almost as much as Quinn loves wine.Contact Nicole404.email@example.com
Katie McGowanClose modalKatie McGowanBusiness Development | Georgia
No matter the day, Katie’s got design on the brain. In the flooring industry, where a shade of gray can make or break you, Katie’s interior design background makes her a force to be reckoned with.
Outside the work life, Katie’s not afraid to keep it real. She loves to have a good time, but she’s got a lot to see and not enough days in the weekend. Thanks to her college years at West Carolina, Katie has mastered the Ghost, the Irish Goodbye, the French Exit. AKA she GONE before you know it. #byefeliciaContact Katie561.firstname.lastname@example.org
Keith LacognataClose modalKeith LacognataBusiness Development | Florida
Lacognata, aka Guido, was born and raised into the flooring business back in Brooklyn, NY. Keith called on Spartan for a couple of years before being recruited to the team in 2016.
After a day in the trenches, Keith likes to wind down to a nice glass of red wine, listening to the Bee Gees and spending time with the family. He enjoys weekend getaways with his wife and kicking it with his two boys Anthony and AJ.Contact Keith813.email@example.com
Collin KeatingClose modalCollin KeatingBusiness Development | Georgia
After years learning the ropes at Spartan’s HQ, Collin switched from customer service to sales in 2019 and started his new life as a Georgia peach. Slingin’ samples across the state, Collin has made a name for himself quickly and had fun doing so.
In 2020, Keating brought his love for surfaces and his love for beer together on one Youtube channel. Check out his weekly show Three Minute Thursdays!Contact Collin404.firstname.lastname@example.org
Josh JudyClose modalJosh JudyBusiness Development | Florida
Born and raised in the flooring industry, Josh has earned the title “Floorologist™” and plans to stick to it. From project engineering to healthcare contracting, Josh is stickler for the nitty gritty details.
Possibly more impressive than his flooring experience is his ability to pair Lit’l Smokies with just the right amount of Cheez Whiz. Top that off with a smooth boxed wine and Josh is set for the night.Contact Josh561.email@example.com
Julie BruehlClose modalJulie BruehlBusiness Development | Tennessee
Coming to Spartan after 8 plus years with Mohawk, Julie joined her #IRL partner Craig, in Spartan’s Nashville territory in Fall 2017. Julie has a passion for finding the perfect solution for every space and every project and loves that Spartan has the aesthetic and performance solution for (almost!) every application.
A UT Knoxville graduate, Julie rocks some serious school spirit and loves cheering on her alma mater football team. She loves spending time with her two kids (she thinks Craig is okay too.)Contact Julie615.firstname.lastname@example.org
Craig BruehlClose modalCraig BruehlBusiness Development | Tennessee + Alabama
After 23 years of marriage, two teenagers, and 17 years in the flooring industry, Craig has seen and dealt with it all. It’s going to take more than a crazy custom request to knock him off his feet. Whatever the project, whomever the client, Craig is the expert you want in your corner. No amount of time in the industry will make him stray from his daily goal: giving accurate, unbiased info to every client, no matter what.
Though Craig has a special place in his heart for Alabama football, he’s surrounded by UA all year ‘round. This alumna is proud to have his oldest rolling tide like Dad.Contact Craig615.email@example.com
Amber BartlettClose modalAmber BartlettBusiness Development | Texas NorthContact Amber214.firstname.lastname@example.org
Scott CucciClose modalScott CucciBusiness Development | Northern NJ
Cooch, Cooch Man, El Coocherino, Coochinator, Cooch Dog, The Cooch Monster – we could go on forever. As much as we love making up new nicknames for Scott, there is more to this equation. Cucci knows flooring. He takes pride in learning the strengths (and weaknesses) of every product. Go ahead, ask him a question or request a sample. He’ll load up the Coochwagon and be right over!
When not cruising the Garden State making floor covering dreams come true, Scott loves hanging out with his two boys, Joey and Michael. Both are fanatical Giants, Yankees and LSU Tiger fans – just like their Daddy.Contact Scott732.email@example.com
Mike BoykoClose modalMike BoykoBusiness Development | Southern Maryland + Northern Virginia
After four years at Salisbury University and one internship with Spartan’s Marketing team, Mike Boyko packed up his college belongings and headed to Richmond to become a full-time Spartan rep in Summer 2018. He moved from Virginia to Southern Maryland in 2020, and now he spends every day slingin’ samples across the DC metro, blasting classic rock and hip-hop, and eating as much pizza and sushi as is humanly possible.Contact Mike410.firstname.lastname@example.org
Connor LaPlanteClose modalConnor LaPlanteBusiness Development | Virginia
Started as an intern now he’s here in Richmond, ready to amp up Spartan in Virginia. After getting his rep feet wet in the Carolinas, Connor is excited to use his knowledge of the industry in his new territory.
Connor is what we like to call a slow burn. While shy at first, Connor is quick to show off his fun side – it won’t be long before your Richmond Spartan rep doubles as your after work beer buddy.Contact Connor443.email@example.com
Jake ClaryClose modalJake ClaryBusiness Development | Carolinas
After spending three years in the DC area, Jake jumped at the opportunity to move home to land of sweet tea and Bojangles. Fully caffeinated with a belly stuffed full of biscuits, Clary is ready to #REPRESENT in the Carolina’s. Jake comes to Spartan with experience as a flooring contractor, specializing in Healthcare with a not-so-low-key love for tech specs and installation methods.Contact Jake571.firstname.lastname@example.org
Shawn CampbellClose modalShawn CampbellBusiness Development | Carolinas
Shawn’s not your ordinary southern gentleman. He’s been around the block, starting his flooring career straight out of college, moving from the East to the West, and back again. He knows this industry like the back of his hand, and we’re excited to have Shawn on board in the Carolinas!
Despite being a Carolina local for almost 20 years, Shawn holds strong to northern roots with sharp sarcasm. Good habits die hard.Contact Shawn919.email@example.com
Colin O’DonnellClose modalColin O’DonnellBusiness Development | Midwest
A year into Spartan’s Midwest expansion, we’re excited to welcome new team member, Colin O’Donnell. Bringing seven years of flooring experience, Colin is ready to rock in his new role.
In the blistering cold Chicago months you might find Colin and his Fiancée eating at a new restaurant hot spot or running down Lake Michigan during the humid Midwest summer. A self proclaimed HUGE Detroit sports fan, O’Donnell is known to have serious conversations with players while sitting comfortably in his living room cheering for his Detroit teams. Lions and Tigers and Red Wings. Oh my!Contact Colin312.firstname.lastname@example.org
Kelli MildrenClose modalKelli MildrenBusiness Development | Midwest
Windy City native, and a lifelong Chicago sports fan, Kelli joins the Spartan team with nearly 3 years of experience in the industry. With a previous career as a middle school PE teacher and high school cheerleading coach, she brings energy, charisma, and some serious drive that comes in handy in her bustling rep lifestyle.
When she isn’t cheering on Da Bears, Da Hawks, Da Cubbies, or exploring Chicago’s latest and greatest restaurant, Mildren and her rambunctious puppy Dublin are out and about going to parks and running by the lakefront.Contact Kelli630.email@example.com
Katie DeeloClose modalKatie DeeloBusiness Development | Missouri + KansasContact Katie314.firstname.lastname@example.org
Michael BlasekClose modalMichael BlasekVP of Sales
In August of 2012, Michael and Kevin Jablon joined forces to form Spartan Surfaces Midwest. Currently Vice President of Sales, Michael’s background ranges from National Sales Manager to Independent Agent, Green Manufacturing Consultant to Healthcare Initiatives Coordinator. Blasek’s experience takes flooring professional to a new level. As a published floorologist, Blasek wrote the talk and struts the walk.
A Chicago resident, Blasek lives for long days (and crazy nights) on Lake Michigan. Boats, beers, soccer, beautiful wife, and a two sons named Michael II and Mason. Living the dream.Contact Michael312.email@example.com
Brady PurcellClose modalBrady PurcellBusiness Development | New York Metro
Born and raised in Hudson Valley, a die-hard Yankee and Giants fan, Brady is a New Yorker through and through. He has done and seen it all, from co-owning a bar to a paving company, even owning a car detail shop – only to find true love in the architecture industry. With just over 18 months in the industry, Brady joined Spartan’s NY Metro team in Spring 2018.
Purcell has an undying love for Pizza and IPAs, but nothing compares to his love for Benson the Beagle. He gets a rush from the NY minute, but nothing beats blasting country songs in his Diesel Silverado.Contact Brady845.firstname.lastname@example.org
Scott BellClose modalScott BellBusiness Development | Michigan + NW Ohio
Scott comes to Spartan with over 15 years of experience in the industry. Born and raised in Michigan, Scott loves anything that pulls him into all the outdoor wonders of aptly dubbed Mitten State. He’s an avid bicycle rider, participating in as many bike races as he can fit in a year, riding more than 2000 miles annually on roads and trails throughout Michigan.
He has a wife and two grown children, but the real ruler of the house is the family pup, Mrs. Bopperstein.Contact Scott248.email@example.com
Christopher CapobiancoClose modalChristopher CapobiancoBusiness Development | New York Metro + Connecticut
Christopher, the Cork Dork of New York, is a child of the floor covering industry. With over three generations in the business, he was destined to carry on tradition.
Even in his free time, Christopher lives and breathes flooring. With almost 20 years as a member of the ASTM Resilient Flooring Committee and 6 years as Chairman of FCICA he has a true passion for the industry.Contact Christopher631.firstname.lastname@example.org
Keith KnechtClose modalKeith KnechtBusiness Development | East PA + South NJ
Almost a quarter century ago, Keith Knecht found his way into the flooring industry. Fuzzy stuff, hard stuff, shiny stuff, matte stuff – Knecht has been there and knows that.
Keith prides himself on maintaining a great balance in life. In his free time, he likes to exercise (sometimes) and drink martinis and smoke cigars (all the time). Most of all, Knecht loves to be with his family in the Adirondacks.Contact Keith215.email@example.com
Justin GayoClose modalJustin GayoBusiness Development | East PA
After two years at HQ working on Spartan’s Customer Service team, Justin made moves to take his inside knowledge outside. Kicking off 2018, Gayo dove head first into dealer reppin’ and Philly livin’ and he’s in it for the long haul.
Justin loves watching college sports and he’s the first to get in on that fantasy league life, but his true love is golf. He’ll watch, he’ll play, he’ll buy enough polo shirts to fill a walk-in closet all by himself. Nothing beats a bright early start on the course.Contact Justin443.firstname.lastname@example.org
Doug FulmerClose modalDoug FulmerBusiness Development | Central PA
Doug took the flooring industry by storm in the mid-eighties. Since his debut, he has worked with several reputable firms making the move to Spartan in early 2011. Having previously had only one product in his bag, Doug is swimming in the great flooring alternatives at his fingertips.
Doug ends each day with some physical activity. From running to lifting, basketball to softball, tennis to a round of golf, Fulmer enjoys staying on the move.Contact Doug717.945.4010Dfulmer@spartansurfaces.com