about us

proven. flooring. experiences.

Roppe – Proven. Flooring. Experiences. Of course, if you have been a Roppe distributor partner or employee for any time, that answer is easily given.

However, the answer may vary slightly depending on what position you hold within the organization. But what if you are using Roppe products for the first time, or working with the local distributor for the first time?

Choosing Roppe means that you are choosing to work with a product partner that is Proven. Roppe is celebrating over 60 years as a leading manufacturer in the commercial flooring industry. Our company is family owned, and is a very integral part of the small Midwestern town of Fostoria, Ohio, where our headquarters are located.

The longevity of our company is a testament to the employees that live local to this community and take pride in every product that is manufactured, shipped and delivered to our end-users. Our products have stood the test of time, and our service and commitment to the commercial flooring industry is proven.

Choosing Roppe means that you are choosing to work with a product partner that has centralized its product mix around Flooring. The commercial flooring industry has many manufacturers. Roppe realizes the importance of having a range of products readily available to end-users, so the job can be completed in a timely manner. The need to work with several suppliers is usually unnecessary, as we offer all of the products that are needed to provide a clean, finished, professionally designed interior space. Roppe is flooring.

Choosing Roppe means that you are choosing to work with a product partner that has many positive Experiences from within the field to share. When you think of the last job you installed or sold, do you have a positive and satisfying recollection of the vendor that you worked with? When you choose Roppe, you will always finish the project knowing that you partnered with one of the best manufacturers that the commercial flooring industry has to offer!

The entire Roppe team works to provide you with the added benefits of innovative products, great customer service, flexible logistics requirements and the industry’s first Single Price Point system! All colors from Black to Snow – one price per product in our major product lines: wall base, tile, treads and accessories.

Being the easiest company in the commercial flooring industry to do business with is a long-standing goal for the entire Roppe team. We invite you to share in the Proven. Flooring. Experiences. that make Roppe the partner you want to work with!

Roppe is proud to be a member of the following organizations, committed to the advancement of excellence in their fields:

Roppe is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council, which promotes buildings that are environmentally responsible. Visit usgbc.com for details.
Dedicated to protecting life and promoting health in our environments, both at work and home/community.
International Standards & Training Alliance – Craftsman trained to stress attention to detail, respect for project specifications, and superior workmanship.
National Association of Floor Covering Distributors (NAFCD)
World Floor Covering Association (WFCA)
Floor Covering Installation Contractors Association (FCICA)
Certified Installation Manager Program
Certified Installation Manager Program
Industry Partner – American Society of Interior Designers (ASID)
Industry Partner – International Interior Design Association (IIDA)
Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council
Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council
Color Association of the United States
Color Association of the United States
Color Marketing Group
Color Marketing Group
Health Product Declaration Collaborative (HPDC) Member
Health Product Declaration Collaborative (HPDC) Member

Roppe Corporation: The Winning Team

Roppe Corporation is committed to success. The key to our past, current, and future success is our employees. Roppe has low turnover rates due to our excellent benefits and compensation plans. Roppe believes in a leadership philosophy that encourages participation, self-management, and determination for success. We promote advancement from within when possible and are proud to promote equal employment opportunities and prohibit harassment in our workplace.

If you are interested in employment, please forward a resume to HR@roppe.com. All resumes will be kept confidential and in our files for one year.

Call our helpful customer service staff at 1.800.537.9527.
Dependability – all the time, every time.

Rogers, Bart
RHC Vice President of Sales & Marketing

sales representatives

Tierney, Mike
Roppe National Sales Manager
Cell: 419.619.9169

Howerton, Thomas
RHC National Account Sales Mgr.
Cell: 678.378.3311

Bolin, Keith
Regional Sales Representative
Territory: Alabama, Southern Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee (except far eastern TN)
Cell: 662.420.0876

Butler, Shawn
Regional Sales Representative
Territory: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts
Cell: 508.269.7818

Carter, John
Regional Sales Representative
Territory: Georgia, Eastern Tennessee, N Carolina, S Carolina and Southern/Western Virginia
Cell: 706.315.0715

Ertelt, Dave
Regional Sales Representative
Territory: E. Idaho; Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, Wyoming, W. Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, S. Dakota and Nebraska
Cell: 303.522.7920

Flippo, Tammy
National Accounts Manager
Cell: 256.762.6635

Greiner, Scott
Regional Sales Representative
Territory: E. Indiana, N. Kentucky, S. & W. Ohio and Michigan
Cell: 513.316.9800

Haas, Vance
Regional Sales Representative
Territory: Texas, N Louisiana
Cell: 419.619.7314

Hubbard, Kelly
Contract Product Specification Sales Representative
Territory: California, Arizona, Nevada
Cell: 951.553.3301

sales representatives (cont.)

Knapp, Thomas
Regional Sales Representative
Territory: New York, Connecticut, W. Pennsylvania, NE Ohio and N. West Virginia
Cell: 917.691.0419

Nash, Kristy
Regional Sales Representative
Territory: Florida and S. Georgia
Cell: 419.619.5766

Peer, Charles
Regional Sales Representative
Territory: New York Metro, New Jersey, E. Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and DC
Cell: 908.285.3371

Puckering, Brenda
Regional Sales Representative
Territory: Canada
Cell: 647.248.8479

Sharts, Stuart
Regional Sales Representative
Territory: Southern CA, Arizona, Southern Nevada
Cell: 805.328.9791

Sloan, Stephen
A & D Representative
Territory: North / South Carolina, N Georgia, Western Virginia, Tennessee (Far Eastern TN)
Cell: 336.260.3783

Tuffner, Joe
Regional Sales Representative
Territory: Illinois, NW Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, N Dakota, Wisconsin
Cell: 630.947.2803

Tupper, Kathie
Western Canada Regional Sales & AD Representative
Territory: Western Canada
Cell: 604.617.6654

VanLuenen, Olaf
Regional Sales Representative
Territory: Alaska, Oregon, Washington, Montana, Western Idaho, N. California, Hawaii and N. Nevada
Cell: 206.227.8035

sales – international

Schmenk, Kristen
International Customer Service

Gambino, Fernando
International Sales Representative
Cell: 419.619.3116

marketing

Brickner, Dee Dee
LEED Green Associate
Marketing Manager

Cooper, Brian
RHC Product Manager

Dougherty, Ann
General Manager of Sustainability

sales – regional customer service

Schwab, Linda
Regional Customer Service Manager

Harden, Bonnie
Regional Customer Service Manager

Baker, Suze
Regional Customer Service Representative

Lance, Joy
Regional Customer Service Representative

Stearns, Bev
Regional Customer Service Representative

Teeple, Cindy
Regional Customer Service Representative

Warriner, Becky
Regional Customer Service Representative

Vandersall, Holly
Regional Customer Service Representative

Pollard, Tasha
Regional Customer Service Representative

sales – national accounts

Miller, Jennifer
National Accounts Supervisor

Belden, Kim
National Accounts Customer Service Rep

Helberg, Jessica
National Accounts Customer Service Rep

Rockey, Kathy
National Accounts Customer Service Rep

Sterling, Sharon
National Accounts Customer Service Rep