Emerging Leaders 2020 Winners Announced

Chattanooga, TN, February 3, 2020-Floor Focus is pleased to announce the ten winners of its 2020 Emerging Leaders contest. 

This year’s winners include a company president, a CFO, several vice presidents in various roles, account executives, managers, directors and design consultants, selected from a field stocked with worthy contenders, challenging the acumen of the contest’s judges, industry veterans Ralph Boe and Paul Friederichsen.

The winners are

Jessica Bogart, 35, Bay View Flooring and Design Center, vice president of operations;

John “JR” Gillespie, 28, The Gillespie Group, vice president;

Summer Brittain, 33, DCO Commercial Floors, director of pre-construction;

Zach Brown, 37, NFI Enterprises, president/owner;

Lauren Enders, 34, Consolidated Flooring of Chicago, account executive;

Joel Bonstell, 35, River City Flooring, commercial sales and marketing manager;

Jesse Hailey, 34, Howard’s Rug Company of San Diego, vice president of operations;

Cory Rogers, 30, LVR Commercial Flooring, CFO;

Sofia Ismaili, 36, Lippert Flooring & Tile, architecture and design consultant; and

Bryan Taylor, 35, Real Floors, regional vice president.

Photos and bios of the winners will be published in the February issue of Floor Focus.