Lynn Herberts

President 

Lynn’s entry into the family business from her career in Interior Design was a natural transition.  First opening and managing Banner Carpets To the Trade showroom on West 3rd Ave, where it is still located to taking over the company from her father with her 3 older brothers.  After her brothers retired in 2007 Lynn moved the company forward with expanded product lines with a focus on Wool broadloom, unique area rugs and hardwood.  Lynn combines her educational background in both Interior Design and Marketing with her passion to bring exceptional flooring choice to the Canadian market.   Lynn travels to markets throughout the world and imports products to  ensure our customers have access to the newest and best flooring choices available.  Lynn loves working with her many longtime customers and sharing her very extensive knowledge of the flooring industry with the dedicated sales team.  Lynn is very proud to say that through all its many years in business Banner Carpets is still family owned and operated and is now in transition to its third generation of family.

Chelsea Guarascio

Territory Sales Manager 

Chelsea has been in and around Banner Carpets since before she could walk. Being born into the family business meant spending spring breaks, holidays and summers labelling samples and cleaning up the showroom. She has learned so much from her many years of exposure to all the different products and people making her a great resource for both customers as well as other staff.

 

After completing a Business Degree at Simon Fraser University her career path was clear, she was eager to follow in her grandfather’s footsteps. Chelsea has a keen eye for design and loves building relationships with her many long-term clients. She is dedicated to always offering exceptional customer service, knowledgeable opinions and outstanding product choices.

Franco Guarascio

Sales and Logistics

Franco comes from a background of over 10 years in the construction industry. His hands on experience with flooring installations, renovations and construction management give him a vast knowledge of the entire construction and renovation process. This knowledge helps ensure our customer’s experience starting from the initial selection process to the final installation is smooth and seamless.

 

Franco prides himself on his attention to detail and exceptional customer service skills. He will always go above and beyond to ensure our customers have a wonderful experience and are fully satisfied with the final product.

Brian Gould

Flooring Consultant 

Working in the flooring industry for over 20 years Brian has established and maintained an extensive network of business connections.  Every day brings change and growth. Whilst Brian has worked in the flooring industry there has been a substantial amount of change but the one aspect that remains the same is customer service. With thorough product knowledge and understanding of his client’s needs Brian has consistently completed projects that meet and exceed our customer’s expectations.

Smilja Kuharic

Victoria Sales Account Manager

Smilja finds the inspiration and passion to work with Interior Designers, Architects, Dealers and Builders to bring her clients floors that are the ultimate in style while providing exceptionally high performance and quality.

Denise Heydon

Sales Account Manager 

Denise joins Banner Carpets bringing with her over 20 years of flooring experience calling on the city’s architect and interior design community.  She brings to the team at Banner Carpets well-honed customer service, relationship building and consultative sales skills.  Denise is an enthusiastic, energetic and resourceful sales professional who thrives on a relationship focused, business development role and is accustomed to acting as a trusted advisor to her clients by adding value through new products, services and solutions. 

Maya Tincombe 

Flooring Consultant 

After completing her Interior Design studies at BCIT in 2011, Maya has used her skills in a variety of ways: designing and managing renovation projects, specifying materials, fixtures and furnishings for clients, and staging homes for the local real estate market. She loves helping people find design solutions and gains great satisfaction helping them improve their spaces. Her inspiration comes from the natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest, her extensive world travels, fashion, photography and from the history books. A firm believer in providing excellent customer service, she is enthusiastic in helping clients choose the right flooring.

Sandy Kaur

Purchasing Manager

Sandeep (Sandy) recently joined the Banner Carpets team as our Purchasing Manager, and she specializes in the field of Accounting. Sandy likes the accounting profession simply because she loves to crunch numbers and manage spreadsheets! 

After she received her Diploma in Business Administration from Vancouver Island University, she began her career in accounting. Now with several years' experience, she ensures we are using our inventory assets efficiently. This includes purchasing material for inventory and non-stock items, monitoring our systems for accuracy and ensuring they are up to date, and advising our sales reps on stock arrival times. Her passion and hard work have proved her to be a valuable new addition to our company! 

Cou Lai

Accounting and Human Resources Manager 

Cou has been with Banner Carpets since 2009. He specializes in all aspects of business administration.

 

His extensive accounting and financial knowledge and experience enables him to insure that all business transactions at Banner Carpets will be completed in a professional, and timely manner. 

Maggie Sheeshka 

Sales and Showroom Assistant 

Maggie joined Banner Carpets in April 2017 as a part time office assistant and receptionist and social media manager. She has has completed a diploma in interior design and plans to continue her education and peruse a business degree.  Previous experience in customer service and design make Maggie proud to be a part of the team at Banner.  

Jade

Office Dog

Jade, or better known as JJ, is the official office dog at Banner Carpets! Although she is only here part time she makes full use of those days with lots of tail wags, tummy rubs and naps. She will never turn down a good cuddle and especially loves treats!

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