Meet The Team

At Carefree Carpets & Floors, our dedicated team of flooring experts has been serving thousands of customers in the residential and commercial market segments in the Charlotte metropolitan area and all outlying communities. The key to our success is our staff, who specializes in sharing superior product knowledge, customized design guidance, and installation expertise to help you achieve your dream home or profitable turnkey project.  Meet our team, who is waiting to hear how we can best assist you:

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Caranna

Flooring Specialist

Caranna is a graduate of the University of South Carolina and has been in flooring and design for over six years. She has an eye for detail and enjoys guiding our customers through the flooring selection process. She is married and has two children.
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George Garrison

Flooring Specialist

Upon graduation from the University of Georgia with a degree in Chemistry, George spent four years as a Captain in the US Army. Afterwards, he then spent 33 years as a Regional Manager with Shaw Industries, a Berkshire Hathaway Company, and one of the world’s largest flooring manufacturers. After retiring from Shaw Industries in 2009, George has since enjoyed four years with Carefree Carpets, using his vast industry experience to help our customers find the perfect flooring products to make their house a "home."
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Heather

Office Manager

Heather has been in the flooring business for over 13 years. She is active in her church and enjoys working on projects with her husband in her free time.
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Robert

Owner / Flooring Specialist

Robert is a graduate of University of Kansas with BS in Business – 1986. He is married with two boys. Worked for Koch Industries, a private oil & gas company based in Wichita, KS. Held various sales and business management positions from 1986 – 2000. He started Closet & Storage Concepts, a custom closet and cabinet company in Charlotte. Grew that business to the largest and most successful custom closet business in the Charlotte market Sold that business in June 2012. Purchased Carefree Carpets in September 2012 and is President and sole owner. Handles direct sales, sales management and oversight of all operations, which includes two locations in Charlotte.
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Roy Barnes

Flooring Specialist

Roy has over 25 years of experience in retail and builder flooring. Please call for FREE in-home shopping.
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Haley

Flooring Specialist

Haley graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in Fashion Merchandising. She spent 11 years as a Buyer for Macy’s and Belk Department stores in Atlanta, New York, and Charlotte — focusing on Home Furnishings and Women’s Apparel. While in New York, she reconnected with a UGA grad, whom she married after moving to Charlotte. Haley loves meeting new people and sharing her enthusiasm for home interiors. She is excited to help others find the perfect floor covering to fit their needs!
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Gloria

Flooring Specialist

Gloria is a native Charlottean who lives in Matthews with her husband, two children, and their retired racing greyhound, Ella. After graduating from East Carolina University, Gloria worked in the healthcare industry in Human Resources before joining the Carefree team in 2016. She transitioned into sales in 2019 and enjoys helping customers improve the look of their homes with new flooring. Gloria enjoys watching movies, trying new restaurants, and practicing martial arts in her spare time.

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