Our Staff

In the Showroom

Wendy Werner - President/Owner Carpet TownWendy Werner

Wendy has been President since 1996, and owner since 2001, following her father and brother. Her past lives include being a preschool teacher and mental health therapist. She lives with her two dogs, Cooper and Gracie, who come to the store with her. She enjoys spending time with her grown children, and grandsons. Her passions are long walks and Zumba.

Jonathan Werner, retail and wholesale sales managerJonathan Werner

Jonathan joined the Carpet Town family in 1996 as a warehouse employee while going to high school and college. He started in sales in 2004, and continues this as a retail and sales manager. Jonathan was married in 2006 to his wife, Kari, and he is an avid Packer and Brewer fan.

Head Interior DesignerDianne Adam

Dianne has been Carpet Town’s Head Designer and Design Center manager for the past 24 years. She has won numerous awards for her design including many for the Metropolitan Builders Parade of Homes. She has also served as a judge for this venue. Dianne has designed homes and condos nationally, including Fort Meyers, Chicago and Marco Island. Nothing pleases Dianne more than making a Carpet Town’s customer’s room or home beautiful. She lives with her husband Tony and her three dogs.

Richelle Lingnofski Administrative Assistant at Carpet TownRichelle Lingnofski

Richelle has worked for Carpet Town for 2 ½ years as the head receptionist and administrative assistant. She has over 12 years of customer service experience and enjoys cooking, volleyball, art and being a mom to her 8 year old daughter Ava.

Wendy SafranWendy Safran

Wendy has been a team member at Carpet Town for the past 18 years. She has 25 years experience in the home fashion industry. In her spare time she enjoys religious studies, family time and community volunteer involvement.

Sales Associate at Carpet Town, West AllisTom Rickun

Tom has had a sales career with Carpet Town since 1975, after starting in the warehouse in 1974. Tom’s passion is sales, and he has won numerous national awards in the flooring industry, as well as having articles written about him in industry news magazines. Tom enjoys golf, family and friends, and is proud to be a volunteer in grief counseling.

Sales Associate Dan Kilbride

Dan has been a salesperson for 12 years at Carpet Town, but has been in the flooring industry for 35 years. During his free time, Dan enjoys watching football, golf, Nascar racing, NCAA basketball and is an active karaoke singer.

Carpet Town Sales AssociateJosh Eisner

Joshua has been a member of Carpet Town’s sales team for 8 years. Joshua attended MIAD and has a passion for art and design. He enjoys being creative in all aspects of his life, including working with customers to create a great home environment.

Michelle Eichmann, Carpet TownMichelle Eichmann

Michelle has been a member of Carpet Town’s sales team for over 2 years. She is an interior designer, with 20 years experience and is able to advise and coordinate her customer’s home needs. Michelle also assists in Carpet Town’s design center with fabric, window treatments, and wallpaper. She enjoys spending time with her Border Collie, Flower, and her family including a new grandson.

Meet Cooper our carpet stain expert - Pets are welcome at Carpet Town!Cooper,
In-house “Pet Stain Removal Expert”

Since 2012

Pets are ALWAYS welcome at Carpet Town! Get answers to your removal questions.

Cooper has served as the official Pet Stain Expert at Carpet Town for the past 3 + years. He has experienced the “staining” situation himself and is totally aware of dealing with them.

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Gracie the dog - Bring your dog shoppingGracie,
In-house “Pet Stain Removal Expert”

Gracie has been the official Customer Greeter at the Carpet Town showroom for 2 years and counting. She enjoys carrying her ball around the showroom as well.

In the Warehouse

Warehouse Manager Bob Machmueller

Bob has been part of the Carpet Town Team for 34 years, and warehouse manager for 27 of them. Bob’s favorite hobby is fishing, whether on ice, or water and in any temperature.

Service Manager Greg Reilly

Greg has worked as Service Manager for Carpet Town for the past 16 years. He handles all scheduling, expedites, and works with customers on any issues. He lives with Liz, his Canadian wife of 15 years, and is a huge fan of the Calgery Flames NHL hockey team.

Warehouse Assistant ManagerFred Franzen

Fred has been a loyal warehouse employee for Carpet Town for the past 29 years. Fred’s passion is enjoying long scenic rides.

Bookkeeping & Human Resources director Donna Wofford

Donna has been with Carpet Town for over 18 years. She is the Head Bookkeeper and handles all financial records as well as being the Human Resources director. Donna has been married to Al for over 25 years and enjoys spending time with her grown children and her grandson Braidon.

Dave Peterson

Dave has been an expediter with Carpet Town for 20 years. He helps assess customers with any flooring concerns when he is at the home or job site at the time of measure. Dave lives with his wife Donna, and thinks of himself as a part-time farmer.

Our In-House Flooring Installers:

STAFF flooring installaters at Carpet Town

Your flooring is installed by our employees, not subcontractors. Just look at this experience:

  • Matthew Creel: Carpet Installer 30 years
  • David Schumacher: Carpet Installer 30 years
  • Tim Beneke: Carpet Installer 37 years
  • Jeremy Peterson: Carpet and Hard Surface Installer: 8 years
  • Eric Schluter: Carpet Installer 25 years
  • David Schulz: Carpet Installer 13 years
  • Daniel Grabarz: Hard Surface Installer 11 years
  • Greg Reilly: Service Manager 12 years

Read more: Why employed flooring installers is an important consideration.