Board of Directors


President

Chad Ballard
Surface Art

Chad Ballard is currently the Director of Commercial and Architectural Design Sales at Surface Art Inc. Chad Previously held the role of Market Manager-Commercial Division for Emser Tile and Stone in the Pacific Northwest. Prior to joining Emser in 2013 he held various roles with Lowe’s Home Improvement for 12 years in the Seattle, Las Vegas, and Southern California markets. Chad has been married for 10 years and has 2 daughters, Zoey and Annabel. In his free time Chad enjoys soccer, golf, woodworking, and weekend rides on his Harley. He is a huge supporter of the Seattle Sounders and the University of Georgia (Go Dawgs!).


Vice President

Teresa Legler
Accents & Interiors

Teresa Legler is the Inside Sales Manager for Accents & Interiors and has over 15 years of industry knowledge and experience in the flooring industry. She has been with Accents & interiors since their inception in April 2008 and is proud to have grown with the company as it has developed and changed over the years. She rises to any challenge put before her, is an avid learner, and champions the implementation of new technology and processes – all while constantly pushing herself and her employees to grow and improve. Teresa has been happily married for over 14 years and has two children who keep her busy between guitar lessons, STEM activities, and gymnastics when not at work. As a family, they love to camp, travel, attend concerts, cheer for the Seahawks & Cougs, and go on new adventures together.


Secretary / Treasurer

Katie Escobar
Wholesale Flooring Services

Katie Escobar is an Interior Designer at Wholesale Flooring Services LLC. She graduated from Bellevue College’s Interior Design Program in 2015, then began her career in the flooring industry at her family’s business. She is grateful that her career is also her passion, and is able to help others make the spaces they live in beautiful. Though she has only been in the industry for 6 years, she has acquired a vast amount of knowledge from reliable vendor representatives and her experienced co-workers. In her spare time, she enjoys working out with her husband, and spending time with their dog Bailey. She also likes socializing with friends and cooking.

Directors


Justin Gielski
Signature Interiors & Design

 

Justin Gielski is a Business Analyst and Software Developer for Signature Interiors & Design. His main role is to monitor and streamline operational processes within the company. As a member of the Floor Covering Business to Business program, Justin has an active hand in creating national industry standards for how floor covering companies work together electronically. His goal within FAN is to provide its members with a source of knowledge regarding current and future industry technology. Prior to joining Signature Interiors, Justin served 13 years in Air Force Special Operations and Combat Rescue working various rolls. He has two children with his wife who is also a veteran. You may find Justin competing on NBC’s American Ninja Warrior during his free time.


Regan Miyamura
Greater Seattle Floors

 

Regan has been President of Greater Seattle Floors since 2018 after being with the company for ten years. His passion for flooring began when he accidently fell into the business while applying for a job to sell furniture almost 30 years ago. His experience has covered all sectors of the industry from retail, commercial and production builders, to custom builders and remodelers. Regan lives by the old adage “Love what you do and you’ll never have to work a day in your life.”  In his limited spare time, you can catch Regan swinging his golf clubs all over the state of Washington. One of his proudest achievements being his participation in the FAN golf tournament for the last 17-18 years. Other hobbies include bowling and international travel with his close friends and family.


 

Holiday Van Erem
Product Manager
T&A Supply Company Inc.


Holiday Van Erem is a product manager and marketing consultant for T&A Supply Company Inc. She’s worked there for over 13 years. Her roles at T&A Supply have all focused around marketing, sales reporting, product launch, branding, promotions, tradeshows and supporting customer relationships. She was born and raised in South King County and lives with her family on a miniature hobby-farm in Maple Valley. She’s been married for 11 years and has 1 daughter. She enjoys vacationing with family in warm & sunny locations, gardening, hiking, camping and volunteering as a Girl Scout leader and PTA member.

    
 

Ted Mularoni
Account Manager
T&A Supply Company Inc.


 Ted Mularoni is an Account Manager with T&A Supply Company Inc.  He grew up in the flooring industry starting in the family-owned commercial terrazzo and tile business in Detroit MI.  After moving to Seattle in 1990 he has held several management and sales positions with various flooring distributors. He lives in Renton and enjoys golf, biking, vintage car restoration and getting his 3 children through college.  Has been participating in the Flooring Association for many years. 


Josh Stuart
Innovation Manager
CR Floors & Interiors

 

Josh joins us from CR Floors & Interiors. As their innovation manager, Josh helps refine systems and processes to ensure they run efficiently. Since 2005 he’s been immersed in the building industry, involved in everything from buildinghouses, to financing them. When he’s not working, chances are good you’ll find him in the mountains, as he loves to climb, hike, ski, bike, kayak and everything else outside. Josh is passionate about leaving the industry better than he found it and hopes to do just that as a member of the FAN Board.