Our Experts

Our Sales Professionals

Lisa Ervin - 
Lisa has 22 years of experience in the carpet industry, and 21 years with Whitmore Carpet One. In her spare time, Lisa enjoys spending as much time as she can with her family. She has two grown boys Branden and Justin, and one granddaughter, Quinn. Her other hobbies include plants, home decorating, floating in the pool, gift buying for family and friends, and going to the movies. 

Ben Welich - 
Ben started in the flooring business in 1978 as a helper for a carpet installer. Within six months, he ventured out on his own.  Ben joined the Whitmore Carpet One family in 1980 as a carpet installer. After settling in, he began to branch out and work on vinyl sheet installation. Around 1998, he moved into sales, but still has a dual role with installation.  

Dan Ovelgonne -
Dan started floor covering at the end of his high school years. Beginning with installation, he learned the importance of key elements in the business that led to where he is now in the industry. Dan enjoys listening to the customer explain their needs and wants and then he will educate them on the products, layouts, and what to expect from their selections. Floor covering is constantly changing and improving, and with experience in installation, sales, and management, Dan looks forward to many more years to come. 

Gary Drexler - 
Gary has been in the flooring business since 1983 and part of the Whitmore team since 1992. Gary is knowledgeable in all aspects of flooring, installation, and estimating but keeps his knowledge current by staying up to date with the Carpet One University training. Gary has been married for 32 years and has two daughters and one granddaughter. His hobbies include photography and acoustic guitar.