Meet the Experts at Finstad's Carpet One
Doug Hogan & Terre Finstad-Hogan, Owners
Doug and Terre are 3rd generation owners of Finstad's Carpet One. They have continued the 69 year tradition of a customer friendly, family operated and locally owned business. Doug and Terre are actively involved in community events and are sponsors of the Florence Crittenon annual PINK event. Terre enjoys the elements of designing home interiors. Doug enjoys playing golf and watching football in his leisure time. Doug and Terre reside with their family in the greater Helena area.
Greg Gardner, Store Manager / Sales Professional
Greg began working at Finstad's as a youth and has worked for Finstad's for over 40 years! Greg has been our Store Manager for the past 25 years. Due to Greg's many years at Finstad's, he has become an expert in every flooring category. His attention to detail, customer service and problem solving skills are evident by his large client list including home builders, facilities managers and multi-family property managers. Greg is married with 2 adult children and 3 grandchildren. Greg's time away from work is spent hunting, fishing and being with his family. Greg and his family reside in the greater Helena area.
Chris Williams, Senior Sales Professional
Chris has been with Finstad's Carpet One for over 20 years. Chris has an uncanny ability to be able to relate and empathize with his customers resulting in many satisfied and repeat clients. Chris specializes in residential remodels and new construction and insurance replacement. Chris is married with 2 children. He is also an outdoor sports enthusiast and is very active in his church. Chris and his family reside in Helena.
Christine Armstrong-Mills, Sales Professional and Tile Designer
Christine has been with Finstad's since 2001 and has 17 years of experience in flooring and design. Christine has a passion for the home industry and can assist you with many factors related to interior aesthetics to coordinate with your floor covering selections such as paint colors, counter top options and window coverings. She is also very creative when it comes to tile products and specializes in tile design. Builders and designers often refer to Christine because of her creativity with tile. She will put her heart into helping you make your house a home. Her philosophy is that everyone's home has it's own personality.
Carly Paupore, Sales Professional and Tile Designer
Carly Paupore has been with Finstad’s since January 2016 and has 6 years’ experience in flooring and Design. Carly’s knowledge and passion for design can help ease the decision-making process and help create a stylish, “one of a kind” look tailored to your likes and personality. Her attention to detail is a huge asset in making a client’s project run smoothly and her experience in real estate sales, gives her a great background in adding value to a customer’s home. Carly is an outdoor enthusiast and enjoys skiing, kayaking, hiking, camping and anything outdoors that involves an adventure.
Brian Champoux, Sales Professional
Brian returned to his retail Floorcovering roots in June of 2017 by joining the team at Finstad's Carpet One. After nearly 2 decades of distributor sales, Brian completes our team with a 30 year knowledge of the overall Floorcovering market and trends. Past work experience include selling, managing, bidding, specifying and installing. Brian is married with 3 children and 7 grandchildren. Residing in Helena, Brian is an avid photographer, fisherman, backpacker and mildly successful hunter.
Jewelya Mercer, Administration and Claims Manager
Jewel joined the Finstad's family in October of 2014. Jewel recently moved from the Charlotte, North Carolina area to Montana. She has an extensive background in office administration, marketing and web design. Jewel has three adult children and five beautiful grandchildren. Jewel enjoys photography and the outdoors, as well as movies and board games. She is also involved with her church and the Shepherd's Loft ministry team. Jewel currently resides in Helena.
Rick March, Warehouse Manager
Rick joined the Finstad's family in August of 2010. Rick manages our warehouse, and the warehouse staff, and has over 20 years experience in the flooring industry. Rick receives all ordered product into the warehouse and ensures that it gets to our installers to assist them with a smooth and timely installation for our customers. Rick enjoys watching football and relaxes by playing golf. He also enjoys spending quality time with his 5 grandchildren.