Chris Young, President and CEO
Chris has been in the floor-covering business since a very young age. Originally working at his grandfather’s flooring store after school, he was able to learn all the different trades and components of floor covering. Chris worked there part-time while attending Northern High School in Durham, NC. After graduation, he moved into sales full-time until leaving to serve in Iraq for a year as a firefighter and EMT. After returning from Iraq in 2009, Chris started Flooring By Design. By focusing on 100% customer satisfaction and attention to detail, his company has grown to include 7 full-time staff members in just 4 years, including an installation manager, office manager, flooring installers, and a team of sales associates. Chris resides in Durham, NC with his wife, Jacque and two kids, Cooper and Chloe.
Heath Cotton, Sales Associate and Project Manager
Heath is a United States Air Force veteran and graduate of Northern High School. While enlisted, Heath supported the C-130 gunship at Cannon Air Force base New Mexico, with inspection, delivery, and maintenance on the weapon systems. Heath has taken his military background and applied it to his customers by continuing the same moral values that were instilled in him. He strives to provide the best customer service experience possible. Heath resides in Durham, NC with his wife, Amanda.
Brad Ramsey, Sales Associate
Brad attended college at Appalachian State University where he studied Music and Business. After leaving the mountains in 2010, he attended culinary school in Charlotte and worked as a chef. After several years of working in the kitchen, he decided to pursue his sales career. He has taken the patience and people skills he has developed over the years and uses them to focus on his customers needs and wants. He strives to provide excellent customer service from the moment you meet, through the completion of the project. He moved to Carrboro in the summer of 2016 with his fiance, Victoria, and their two dogs.
Andrea Daniel, Sales Associate
Andrea attended Northern High School and resides in Durham, with her son, Mason. Her interest in interior design is initially what spiked her interest in this career field and it continues to allow her to help clients turn their houses into homes. Andrea’s core values are being respectful, mannerly, and timely and she incorporates these traits into her day to day work.
Malcolm Davis, Sales Associate
Malcolm is a resident of Stem, NC where he lives with his wife, Brianna, and son, Marcus. Malcolm attended Bunn High School and Wake Tech Community College for Elect Engineering Technology. Malcolm has been in sales for the past four years and thoroughly enjoys being able to help people. In his free time, he runs a mentoring program for the youth.
Amanda Cotton, Business Development
Amanda is a proud native of Durham, where she still resides with her husband, Heath. She attended East Carolina University, where she attained a degree in Communications. Her past experiences have made her eager to present her marketing skills to this business. She is the face behind all of the social media platforms, as well as marketing efforts. Her drive to network and build brand awareness is her inspiration in this company.
Abbe Banker, Sales Associate
Abbe attended Riverside High School in Durham, where she currently lives. She was born and raised in the Triangle and is an avid member of the community. She enjoys supporting local businesses and strives to continue to build our company as a staple in the community.
Justin Jones, Sales Associate
Justin grew up in the flooring industry when working for his uncle in High School. Justin then joined the United States Army. Through his service, he learned key components necessary for this job, including, attention to detail and the ability to adapt and overcome situations. After earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Justin decided to return to the flooring industry and was welcomed with open arms.