Guy Pylypiw, General Manager and Certified Flooring & Design Consultant
Guy has been in the flooring industry for over 20 years, starting his career in the flooring department of a big box retailer. He went on to manage the flooring installations for that store before leaving to work as a project manager for a small local flooring retailer. He left there after 5 years to work as a sales manager for a large flooring manufacturer before returning to retail at Oshawa Carpet One in 2009. In 2014 Guy and his wife, Michelle, had the opportunity to purchase the store and have not looked back. Guy is certainly an expert when it comes to carpet, hardwood, laminate...virtually every type of flooring! Check him out in Floor Covering Weekly!
Michelle Pylypiw, Communications Director and Certified Flooring & Design Consultant
Michelle has an extensive background in customer service, including 9 years as an award winning Massage Therapist in the local area. After leaving that field to have their first son, she returned to work to manage the customer service call centre for General Motors. When the opportunity arose to purchase the store with Guy, she knew it was the right choice to join her husband in running their family business. Michelle will make sure you are taken care of as she is absolute with the satisfaction of our customers. Check her out in Floor Focus Magazine!
Catherine McKeown, Office Manager and Certified Flooring & Design Consultant
Catherine has a background in Administration and Bookkeeping. After finishing her Bachelor of Arts Degree at the University of Toronto she worked in Administration - culminating in working for over a decade at a large psychology office in mid-town Toronto. Joining the Oshawa Carpet One Team in 2017 Catherine has trained extensively to become a Certified Flooring and Design Consultant and when she is not found in the offices you can find her helping customers on the sales floor.
Mike Callaghan, Sr. Project Manager and Certified Flooring & Design Consultant
Mike is one of the longest serving staff at Oshawa Carpet One. Mike was one of the best carpet installers we had for over a decade until the decision was made to bring him into the store in 2012, and it was a great choice! Mike takes care of our larger accounts, such as Ontario Tech University, Durham College, D.C.D.S.B and numerous local contractors. You will also find Mike on the sales floor assisting our Flooring Consultants and customers when needed as he has a huge pool of experience to draw on.
Hughie Hume, Warehouse Manager and Certified Flooring & Design Consultant
Hughie is in charge of all of our shipping / receiving, deliveries, warehouse operation and installation preparation. Hughie has been with us since 2012 and is a key part of our team. You will see Hughie if you have product delivered to your home or if you pick-up an order from our store. He thoroughly enjoys helping our customers and always goes the extra mile. Hughie has been in the flooring industry for over 20 years and has an extensive knowledge of products and installations.
Harrison Vallance, Certified Flooring & Design Consultant
Harrison has been working in construction and the home design industry since 2014, while also having graduated from Durham College for sales and business administration. His background includes interior and exterior design, having worked as a residential ,commercial, and industrial paint and stain expert for over 5 years at a large coatings supplier in Oshawa. You will find Harrison on the sales floor helping homeowners bring their visions to life. Harrison joined our team in 2022 and he is very eager to help you with your project!
Danielle Francis, Certified Flooring & Design Consultant
Danielle has always had a passion for Home Improvement and Interior Design with a keen eye and a positive attitude. After finishing her Bachelor's Degree at Guelph Humber she has gained a wealth of experience in the industry including kitchen & bath design, and custom millwork design. Danielle believes flooring is one of the foundations of any well planned design and she is excited to help you choose those important elements for your home!