Founders

 

Jeff Bennett, President

Jeff Bennett oversees all administrative functions and sales management of Business Flooring Specialists on a daily basis. Bennett's leadership in administration has resulted in the financial strength & stability of Business Flooring Specialists. He coordinates with Dale Walton, Vice President, to drive company strategy.

Previous to founding Business Flooring Specialists, Bennett served as Vice President and Branch Manager of DuPont Flooring Systems Fort Worth, raising revenues in two years from $4.8 million to $8.7 million, reaching a record high in the branch's 24 year history. Before joining DuPont, Bennett served as Vice President of Marketing and partner with local Dallas-Fort Worth commercial flooring dealer Armstrong White Floors.

Dale Walton, Vice-President

Dale Walton supervises daily operations at Business Flooring Specialists, as well as all installation warehouse and estimating operations. Walton ensures detailed, professional installation projects are meeting each client's custom needs. He works closely with Jeff Bennett to define strategy and business objectives.

Walton started in the floor covering industry in 1980 as a self-employed contractor before joining DuPont Flooring Systems in 1993 as a member of their sales team. He soon became the company's top salesperson and was promoted to Business Manager, where his responsibilities included overseeing and training sales staff, and assisting in branch management.  

Management

Rick Goolsby, Vice-President

Rick Goolsby oversees the management of our Houston location. He works with our Dallas-Fort Worth headquarters to ensure the consistent delivery of the Business Flooring Specialists' quality and strategy model in the South Texas market-place.

Prior to founding Business Flooring Specialists-Houston, Goolsby served as Vice President and Branch Manager of DuPont Flooring Systems in Houston . Prior to Branch Manager, Goolsby served as Division Vice President for DuPont Flooring Systems Maintenance Division.

Alan Hill, Vice-President of Maintenance

Alan Hill oversees the management of the Maintenance Division at our Dallas/Fort Worth headquarters. Prior to Business Flooring Specialists, Hill served as President of Pivot Building Services and President of Park Cities Cleaning.

Steve Bernish, General Manager - Dallas Branch

Steve Bernish oversees the management of our Dallas location. Prior to joining Business Flooring Specialists, Bernish worked as the Commercial Sales Manager with Adleta, Regional Vice President for Tandus, Regional Vice President for Global & Strategic Accounts with Interface, Sales and Sales Management with Resource and Superior Carpet Corporation.  Steve started his career in the commercial flooring business with Milliken & Company.