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Meet the Experts at Sandpoint Furniture Carpet One 


John Darling, Owner Manager

John is a native of Sandpoint and loves the outdoors, which he enjoys with his family. He loves people and is very knowledgeable about all aspects of floor-covering. He is involved in our local government as a councilman and is very involved with his children, the schools, and local sports programs.


Chip and Beck, Warehouse Crew

Lots of hard work goes on behind the scene. We couldn't be successful without an excellent warehouse crew! They are the people that take care of getting your product to you in a timely manner. Thanks Guys!


Michelle Fournier, Assistant Sales Manager

Michelle is an excellent addition to our management team. Utilizing her previous management experience and customer service skills, she is a perfect fit. Michelle wants to help make your project one to be proud of and will help you incorporate your personal style into the finished product. Come on in and talk with Michelle.


Josh Edlund, Sales Manager

Josh is friendly, professional and has been involved in our community for many years. His previous experience makes him a great Manager and his knowledge of product, ability to problem solve and his people skills make him an asset to Ponderay Carpet One.

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Daniel Rood, Commercial Sales and Project Manager

Daniel is a Five Star Certified Flooring Consultant with over 28 years of business-to-business sales and project management experience. He enjoys working with people and developing the relationships necessary to succeed in today’s economy.  Coming from commercial real estate and hi-tech, he enjoys keeping up with industry trends and helping customers choose solutions that meet their design and investment requirements. With a good eye for detail and the big picture, Daniel excels at working across department lines and supply chains to help our customers complete their projects on time and within budget.


Jamie Nelsen, Design and New Construction Specialist

Are you building a new home? Don’t know where to start? Whether you’re a contractor or homeowner, you can trust in our design and new construction specialist Jamie. With over 20 years of experience in construction and design, she can benefit any project. Jamie has great attention to detail and the ability to effectively communicate with builders and customers alike.


Leah Platt, Office Manager

Leah is your choice if you have a billing question or need assistance with anything "office." She is friendly and a great addition to our team.

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Sarah Lunde, Flooring and Design Specialist

Sarah has almost 8 years of experience at Sandpoint Furniture Carpet One. As one of our design experts, she enjoys helping her clients find the right product to achieve the overall look they desire. She has a natural eye for color and design and has expertise in designing tilework. With tile design, as in all her work, her attention to detail really shines, and her finished designs always have that “extra touch”. She enjoys working with people and really listens to her clients, helping to design specifically to their likes and needs. Sarah is passionate about customer service and has worked in other sales-related positions before coming to work at Carpet One. Here, her love of people and great design meet, and she helps people find joy and pride in their homes once again.


Bella Delsman, Project Manager

Bella is our friendly and supportive project manager here at Carpet One! She was born in Sandpoint but raised in Phoenix. A little over four years ago, Bella made her way back to Sandpoint and has spent the last two years at Sandpoint Furniture Carpet One. She loves working with a local company, and helping her clients find the best products for their project. If you’re looking for a friendly laugh or two, some great advice, or the perfect flooring for your home, then come see her!


Carli Williams, Sales and Design Specialist

Carli is the 3rd generation of her family to be born and raised in Bonner County. She came into the flooring industry with extensive customer service experience and likes to help clients create a space they love. She is also proud to work at a business that is such a huge part of the community and owned by local families that her own family grew up with through the years.

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Alicia Holt, Director of First Impressions

Alicia has been with us for years and loves seeing all the familiar faces from our community come into the store. She also enjoys seeing them leave happy with their soon to be flooring. Born and raised in Sandpoint, Alicia has four amazing children and a husband who has also been a part of the community his whole life.


Kyler Kirkpatrick, Construction Property Management and Insurance Project Manager

Kyler grew up in a large family that was always all hustle and bustle, and quickly grew accustomed to creating order from chaos. This has helped him in the fast-paced business of flooring. He loves the family-orientated atmosphere at Carpet One, particularly because he has his own growing family. Kyler applies his construction and real estate background to provide comprehensive services to property managers, local businesses, insurance agents, and contractors. He prides himself on knowing the wants, needs, and limitations of his clients, and as a 5 Diamond Certified Flooring Consultant, he’s an excellent resource for your next big project.





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Christopher Jones, Flooring and Design Specialist

Christopher has been serving the community in the retail sector for nearly 30 years. With decades of experience and care, Chris enjoys helping people find the solutions to their needs, whether that's in the office, farm, or home. Chris is eager to help you make your house a home now that he's found a home within our team.

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