Our Experts

Glass Department        

Matthew Phelps, Commercial Glass Manager

Matthew Phelps is our commercial glass sales manager. He has 38 years of commercial sales. He specializes in estimating for commercial jobs.


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.

Kristen Cichy Sterling Carpet One   
Kristen Cichy, Commercial Sales

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.

Lighting Department

Sterling Carpet One Tricia Johnson 
Tricia Johnson, Lighting Department Manager

Tricia Johnson is our Lighting 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, and sales at Sterling.

Design Department

Barry Flath, Flooring Manager

Barry Flath is our Floor covering manager. Barry has an MBA and has been certified to inspect and specify floor covering. He brings over 25 years of experience in floor coverings. Before entering the floor covering industry, Barry managed lumber yards and home centers for 15 years.

Stephanie Schuler, Assistant Manager/Interior Designer

Stephanie Schuler is our Assistant Manager and one of our Interior Designers. 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.

Tracy Bacon, Commercial Project Manager

Tracy Bacon is our project manager for commercial jobs. She brings 18 years of experience with commercial sales and construction. She specializes in acoustical ceiling tiles.

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.

Bridgot Reis Comeau, Design Consultant

Bridgot Reis Comeau is a design consultant. She brings a lifetime passion for design to her customers. She has developed a keen eye in finding creative ways to help clients create spaces that will inspire their well-being.  

Megan Werven, Design Consultant

Megan Werven is a design consultant. Megan brings 4 years of experience in residential and commercial projects. Megan specializes in kitchen and bath design and residential decor.

Sheri Hartwig, Design Consultant
Brianne Nelson, Interior Designer

Brianne Nelson is an Interior Designer. Brianne brings five years of experience in commercial interior design and home design sales. Brianne specializes in tile, flooring and custom cabinet design.

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.

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.

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.

Courtney Schwartz, Design Consultant

Courtney Schwartz is a design consultant. Courtney has a B.F.A. in Fiber Arts from the University of North Dakota.  She brings over five years of experience working in the design field.  Courtney’s education and experience allow her to bring together various design elements such as color and texture to compliment any space. Texture is Courtney’s favorite element to work with as it can be subtle and simple, or abrupt and dramatic. She is passionate about working with clients to help design their dream space within their homes.

Casey Bohn is a design consultant at Sterling Carpet One   
Casey Bohn, Design Consultant

Casey Bohn is a Design Consultant. Casey brings a lifetime of experience in residential and commercial projects, having grown up in the industry and continuing on in adult years. Casey specializes in flooring, window treatments, and design. Casey enjoys working with clients to transform their house into a home.