Ron started his floor covering career over 40 years ago, initially working retail and then distribution. After a successful career at Mohawk Industries serving as executive vice president of residential sales, Ron founded CarpetsPlus in 1997 with Jon Logue. Ron enjoys networking best business practices and proven ways with store owners and entrepreneurs from all different industries. In addition to authoring a book and serving on several boards, Ron also founded One Thing, an Atlanta-based ministry for businessmen. Ron graduated with a BA from Trinity University in Deerfield, IL, and in 2010 was honored as their Alumnus of the Year. He and his wife Sandy have two grown children and three grandchildren. Ron enjoys his mountain bike, following his favorite sports teams and a good round of golf. He is from Milwaukee, WI and now lives in Alpharetta, GA with his wife Sandy.
Jon started his long career in the flooring industry with Dow Chemical after serving in the United States Army. He went on to strategic stops at Salem, Horizon and as senior vice president of marketing and product development at Mohawk. Jon was also part of the team credited with the invention and development of Anso IV nylon. Jon graduated with a BS in chemistry from North Carolina State University while playing college tennis. He also has an MS degree in business from Virginia Commonwealth University. Jon was an amateur Tennis Champion in Tennessee and now enjoys golf. He has become a resource on equipment technology and the chemistry of the swing. Jon and his wife Nancy have seven grandchildren and live in Chattanooga, TN.
Ryan serves Alliance as our co-COO & Vice President of Sales. He excelled at college and semi-pro baseball before pursuing a career in the flooring industry. He became a certified carpet installer, then sold at retail while still installing. Before he joined CarpetsPlus in 2000, Ryan traveled the west coast visiting hundreds and hundreds of stores, spearheading a Retail Groups Initiative (RGI) to help carpet-centric stores assimilate into hard surface. Today he and Kevin work together to bring initiatives to help members diversify into new sales and profit building categories. In 2012 Ryan founded One Thing for Youth to help aspiring gifted athletes instill core values and life skills through the game of baseball. Ryan is originally from Milwaukee and now lives in Alpharetta, GA with his wife Christy and their two sons.
Kevin Logue graduated from Tulane University in New Orleans with a BA in Mass Communication in 1993. During college, he was an accomplished drummer and radio disc jockey. After a successful career in television news and digital media production, Kevin began his career in the flooring industry in 1998 with American Flooring Consultants as Director of Operations. He subsequently joined CarpetsPlus of America in 2000, as Director of Marketing and now serves as Vice President of Marketing. Kevin is originally from Richmond, VA and now lives in Signal Mountain, TN with his wife, Jenni, and his three sons.