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Our Experts Carpet One Floor & Home in Rochester, MN

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Darren Groteboer, President


Rochester native Darren Groteboer is the President of Carpet One Rochester and also serves as a commercial sales associate. He has worked at the store for 25 years and most enjoys working alongside business owners and commercial contractors to ensure the best quality results. During his off hours, he loves to travel and explore new places with his wife, two adult daughters and young grandson.


Phone: (507) 282-3434 X201

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John Eischen, Director of Business Development


John Eischen recently joined the Carpet One team as Director of Business Development. John has spent his entire professional career within the construction industry beginning with Fullerton Lumber in Rochester in the early 90's. For the past 12 years, John served as the Executive Director of Rochester Area Builders, Inc. 






Janelle Forliti

Janelle Forliti, Sales Manager


From the products and employees to the store's customers and reputation, Carpet One Rochester's sales manager, Janelle Forliti loves her job. Her goal is to provide the best customer service experience to each person who walks through the door, ensuring they leave with the right product for their specific home and flooring needs. When she's not working at the store, she enjoys golf, fishing, working out, cooking, and socializing.


Phone: (507) 282-3434 X204

Cindy Wills

Cindy Wills, Flooring Consultant


After nearly 40 years serving Carpet One Rochester’s customers, Cindy's specialty is residential sales. Her background in architectural design allows her to look at a two-dimension black-and-white floorplan and envision the right product, color, and design for optimal efficiency and flow. Cindy spends as much off-time as possible with family and she loves to travel, entertain, and escape to the family cabin in Wisconsin.


Phone: (507) 282-3434 X225

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Mike Hyde, Flooring Consultant


Our Sales Associate.Sales associate, Mike Hyde loves the entire design process. Carpet One Rochester offers all types of flooring, carpet, wood, laminate, tile, luxury vinyl products, and professional installations. Mike has spent the 18 years he's been with the company helping customers identify the perfect product for their home. A Rochester native, Mike attended both Rochester Community and Technical College and Winona State University. He is engaged and enjoys spending time with his fiance, son and family.


Phone: (507) 282-3434 X209


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Jacob Forrey, Flooring Consultant


Our flooring consultant, Jacob Forrey, makes it his mission to make your home vision turn into a reality. Whether you know exactly what you want, or you just need some inspiration, Jacob is there to help. In his free time, he enjoys any activity that involves the outdoors, such as fishing and relaxing on the water. To keep his skills sharp, he often works on his own projects at home when he's not in the office.

Hunter Larson

Hunter Larson, Flooring Consultant


Hunter Larson, a Rochester native, enjoys many aspects of his job as a flooring consultant. His personal favorite is seeing a project start from a blank canvas and helping a client transform it into "their own personal Picasso." During his down time, he enjoys long, relaxing car rides, golfing, and reading.


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Jenna Gillund, Flooring Consultant 


Hi! I'm Jenna Gillund, an experienced flooring sales professional dedicated to helping you find the perfect flooring solution for your home or business. With my passion for the outdoors, I understand the importance of quality flooring that can withstand the elements and stand the test of time. I offer exceptional customer service, personalized attention, and competitive pricing to make quality flooring accessible to everyone. Let's work together to transform your space with beautiful and durable flooring.

Ken Wald

Ken Wald, Residential Flooring Estimator


Kenneth Wald is Carpet One Rochester's residential flooring estimator and has been working at the store for 22 years. His favorite part of his job is working with his coworkers and the store's valued customers. Kenneth is originally from Zeeland, North Dakota but has lived in Rochester for 30 years. He is married with three grown children and two grandchildren and loves to putter around his yard whenever he has the time.


Phone: (507) 282-3434 X203

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Sydney Groteboer, Advertising Executive and Accounting


With her love for creativity and design, Advertising Executive, Sydney Groteboer, crafts the digital and social media campaigns for our local Carpet One. Her goal is to bring customers into the store by showcasing the many possibilities of beautiful flooring and home design. In her spare time, Sydney enjoys traveling, exercising, and spending time with friends and family.


Phone: (507) 282-3434 


Installation Professionals, Carpet One Floor & Home


We believe in flawless execution every step of the way, so our work continues after you've made your flooring selection. We are experts in flooring installation, and we stand behind our work with a "Life of Floor" warranty. You can rely on our flooring installation experts; after all, this is your home we're talking about.


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