Our Experts

Glass Department        

Broadway Sansaver, Commercial Glass Representative

Broadway Sansaver is our commercial glass sales representative. He brings 32 years of commercial glass sales and service experience. He specializes in door hardware and automatic door system services. 


Duane Naas, Commercial Glass Representative

Duane Naas is our commercial glass sales representative. Duane has a degree in Architectural Drafting and Estimating from NDSCS in Whapeton, ND. He has 36 years of home development and glass sales experience combined. He specializes in custom showers and store front door entries.


Paint Department

Steve Bartels Sterling Carpet One 
Steve Bartels, Commercial Paint Sales Manager

Steve Bartels is our commercial paint sales manager.  Steve graduated from Concordia College and has 40 years of experience with commercial paint sales.  He specializes in Pittsburg Paint, PPG and Benjamin Moore paints and stains.

Ross Johnson Sterling Carpet One   
Ross Johnson, Commercial Sales

Ross Johnson graduated from the University of North Dakota and has 20 years of experience in customer service.  He specializes in commercial sales with Steve Bartels and specializes in Old Master stains, Pittsburg Paint, PPG and Benjamin Moore paints.


Paint expert   
Kristen Cichy, Residential Paint Manager

Kristen Cichy is a graduate of Colorado State University focusing on color consultations for Sterling Carpet One.  With more than nine years of experience in color consulting, Kristen uses color to accentuate and complete design projects for her clients.  With her experience as retail paint manager, Kristen enjoys using color to help turn a house into a home.  Kristen specializes in Cottage Paint, Benjamin Moore, Pittsburg Paint, PPG paints and Sikkens stain.

Siding & Residential Window Department


Randy Foss, Siding Manager

Randy Foss is our Sterling Siding and Remodeling Manager. He has 15 years of experience in roofing, siding and windows. Randy is a past President of the Forx Builders Association 2011. He also was nominated for Builder of the year in 2011 and member of the month in November of 2015.


Design Department

Flooring expert
Tricia Johnson, Commercial Department Manager

Tricia attended Northland Community College where she studied Architectural design and technology. She brings 20 years of experience in design, project management, and sales. Tricia is an AutoCAD instructor at UND and sits on the board at Northland Community College. Tricia specializes in lighting, design, flooring, and sales at Sterling.


Interior designer   
Stephanie Schuler,  Store Manager / Interior Designer

Stephanie has a degree in Interior Design from the International Academy of Design and Technology in Chicago, IL. She brings over 10 years of experience in the industry. She enjoys combining the form and function with each clients’ style and creates a “one of a kind” design every time. Stephanie is Schluter certified and specializes in new construction and kitchen and bath design.


home designer    
Greg Martin, Design Consultant

Greg Martin is a design consultant. Greg completed his education in Interior Design at Alexandria, MN.  He has 43 years of experience as a design consultant and has a portfolio of work that reaches from coast to coast. Greg is a certified professional dealer for Hunter Douglas window treatments. Greg is a proponent of the local arts community and offers a discerning artistic eye when making final recommendations on client projects. Greg specializes in window treatments, furniture layout, interior and art décor.

interior designer   
Brianne Nelson, Interior Designer

Brianne Nelson is an Interior Designer. She has a degree in Interior Design from NDSU and brings 7 years of experience in the industry, including commercial interior design and home design sales. At Sterling, Brianne specializes in tile, flooring and custom cabinet design. She enjoys working with her clients, contractors, and installers to find solutions that enhance quality of life and visual appeal for each client and their space.


Valerie Nordin   
Valerie Nordin, Interior Designer

Valerie Nordin is an Interior Designer. Valerie has a degree in Interior Design from NDSU and brings over 20 years of experience in the industry. She works with customers on both new construction and remodeling projects. Valerie is here to help you design the perfect space. She specializes in Kitchen and Bath design.


interior designer   
Jill Sobolik, Interior Designer

Jill Sobolik is an Interior Designer who works out of the Drayton and Grand Forks locations. Jill has a degree in Interior Design from NDSU and brings over 12 years of experience in the industry. Jill will assist her clients in creating stylish, functional, and personalized spaces throughout their homes. Jill is a certified home stager and her flooring projects have been featured in local publications. Jill specializes in kitchen and bath design.

interior designer   
Lisa Breidenbach, Interior Designer

Lisa has a degree in Interior Design from Alexandria Technical College and over 10 years of experience working with furniture placement and selection, accessory staging, color consulting and design. Lisa enjoys working with her clients to create a personalized space that they are excited about. She specializes in tile shower design and floor covering that fits each customer’s needs.


interior designer     
Megan Schoenwetter, Interior Designer

Megan Schoenwetter is an interior designer. Megan has a degree in interior design from Madison College in Madison, WI and brings over 3 years of experience in the design industry. Megan’s goal as a designer is to design practical spaces for her clients to achieve their wants and needs. Megan specializes in Kitchen and Bath design.


interior designer     
Mandy Schmidt, Design Consultant

Mandy Schmidt is a design consultant with over five years of design experience including home décor, and custom frame design, as well as custom floral design. Her desire is to help each and every client express their unique individuality and bring their greatest ideas to life by creating spaces marked by practical functionality and enduring beauty.


Ashley Thomas, Design Consultant     
Ashley Thomas, Design Consultant

Ashley Thomas is a design consultant. She has 2 years of experience in the industry including commercial sales and home design sales. Ashley specializes in countertops, tile and bath designs. She has a passion for crafting smart, meaningful and aesthetically pleasing spaces as well as providing a delightful experience with her clients.