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Your Local Flooring Experts in Rochester, MN

Meet the experts at Carpet One Floor & Home, your community neighbors and local flooring professionals!


We're all about making sure your residential or commercial flooring remodel in Rochester, MN, is flawless every step of the way. Our expertise doesn't stop at helping you pick the perfect flooring; we're pros at installing it too. With our commitment to quality backed by The Beautiful Guarantee, you can trust our skilled installers. Your home deserves the best, and that's exactly what we deliver! 









Darren Groteboer



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




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.


Phone: (507) 282-3434




Greg Fautch

Operations Manager


Greg runs the operations of the business here at Carpet One, including everything from managing inventory to overseeing the installations of your beautiful flooring. With his construction background and many years of building houses, his skills make him perfect for the job. Some of Greg's interests include hunting, spending time outdoors, and working with his two adorable hunting dogs, who also happen to work in the warehouse with him!




Mike Hyde

Mike Hyde

Flooring Consultant


Our 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




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

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.




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.




Tammy Marquez

Executive Assistant


Tammy works as the executive assistant in the commercial side of our business. Her favorite aspect of the job is seeing large-scale projects come to life. Tammy loves to travel with her 4 kids during her downtime, and her favorite place to visit is the Oregon coast. 




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 




Mike Hofmeister



Mike Hofmeister joined our team for measuring in April of ‘23. Mike spent about 46 years as an installer of many different types of flooring. He is happy to assist customers as much as possible on their needs in flooring. In off time, he enjoys working on projects at home and spending time with his grandchildren.


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