Our Team

Matt Callahan

Owner

Born and raised in Colorado, Matt has more than 10 years of experience in the flooring industry and has held a wide scope of positions during this time. Matt has a Business Management degree from the University of Northern Colorado, Go Bears! In his free time Matt enjoys family time with his wife and two daughters, camping, snowboarding, and fishing.

Andrew Schoepke

Owner

Born in Northern Illinois, Andrew moved to Littleton, Colorado in 1979. As a third generation flooring company principal, Andrew grew up in the flooring and construction business. While not in school, Andrew started as a flooring installer for the region’s largest flooring company. As his knowledge and experience grew he took a role in sales and quickly became the company’s leading sales associate. Andrew has many years of experience with local builders, national builders, as well as general contractors. Andrew enjoys spending his free time with his wife and two kids, snowmobiling, golfing or anything related to the Colorado outdoors.

Greg Liesemeyer

Sales

Born and raised in Nebraska, Greg graduated from college and was a high school teacher for the first 5 years of his professional career. Greg made the move into the finish trades side of the construction business 10 years ago and has since been servicing Residential Builders and Contractors focusing on flooring, countertop and cabinet sales since. In his spare time Greg enjoys spending time with his wife and 2 children while enjoying the vast options of outside enjoyment the state of Colorado has to offer.

Steve Pratz

Production Manager

Currently resides in Northern Colorado and employed with IRG since it’s inception. Married to wife Heather they have 3 children together. Steve has lived in Colorado a majority of his life, having been born in Oklahoma. He has extensive experience in project management in interior finishes. Outside of construction past experience includes golf course construction/renovation and ERP computer system implementations. Steve brings 10+ years experience in the industry to the IRG Team. His goal is a job done right while meeting a customer’s expectations and budget. Hobbies are golf, camping, fishing, and family.

Patti Thorne

Design Center Manager

Originally from Boston, Patti has lived in New York and Los Angeles, finally settling in Colorado 21 years ago. She was focused on raising her 2 sons with husband Kim when she joined the homebuilding industry in 1998. For the past 13 years, she has brought an extensive customer service background to the Builder Design Center assuring clients a unique home personalization experience.

Ann Mann

Design Consultant

Originally from the mid west, Ann has a design degree from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. Residing in Colorado for the last 27 years she has worked in residential design while raising her 3 daughters with husband Michael. Ann has been in the “Builder Design Center” industry for 9 years managing design appointments for both large production builders and small custom home builders. With extensive product knowledge in a wide range of finishes she concentrates on providing education to home buyers on materials that best suit their needs and budgets.

Shelly Selak

Design Consultant

With a background in Interior and Industrial Design from the Cleveland Institute of Art, Shelly was a commercial designer in Chicago and Atlanta before finding her home in the residential design community of Denver. Shelly has worked on both national and local builder accounts and strives to create homes that are unique to each customer and their lifestyle. She enjoys spending time with her husband, seeing live music, and taking advantage of 300+ days of glorious Colorado sunshine.

Carolyn Jones

Design Consultant

Carolyn is a Colorado native with over 6 years experience in the interior design and new home building industries. She studied Design & Merchandising at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado. Carolyn’s hobbies include yoga, snowshoeing, snorkeling, hiking and traveling.

Jessica Baines

Design Consultant

As a Colorado native, Jessica began her design career at Colorado State University. Life then took her to Wisconsin where she completed her design degree and moved back to Denver as fast as she could! She now has 5+years experience in residential design, specializing in kitchen & bath. In her free time Jessica loves staying creative through painting, backpacking with her boyfriend and dog, and enjoying all Colorado has to offer!

Erin Hurley

Design Consultant

With a multi-faceted background and experience in several design studios, Erin has a well-rounded approach to home design. Her passion for home design, combined with a previous career path in project and account management, creates an optimal design experience that results in a final product that is functional, beautiful and tailored to individual lifestyles and tastes. She is a Midwest transplant, originally from Ohio, and has a marketing and finance degree from Miami University. Erin loves spending time with her boys and family, anything outdoors, live music, and traveling.

Jenna Pizzo

Design Consultant

After graduating from the accredited Art Institute of Colorado with honors, Jenna has worked internationally and locally designing high end residences. Her ability to connect with her clientele, experience in the industry and love for the profession combine to create a designer with a timeless palette and unlimited creative capabilities. In her free time, Jenna enjoys spending time with her family by hiking, going to concerts or taking weekend trips to the mountains.

Heather Brown

Design Consultant

Heather is a Colorado Native & studied interior design at the Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design. She has over 17 years of residential design experience & enjoys meeting new clients and working with them to design a home that fits their lifestyle. Heather enjoys time with her husband David & their children.

Jasmine Von Feldt

Design Consultant

Jasmine was born and raised in beautiful Colorado. She graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design. She loves being able to learn and communicate with clients in order to create innovative ideas. Outside of work, Jasmine enjoys traveling, rollerblading, doing yoga and spending time with family and friends.

Alissa Vlcek

Design Consultant

Alissa studied Technical Journalism and Criminal Justice at Colorado State University where she worked in the legal field for 5 years. After discovering her passion for design she studied Interior Design at Arapahoe Community College and the rest is history. Alissa loves spending time with her wonderful husband and beautiful daughter exploring the great outdoors!

Debbie Delay

Design Consultant

Debbie studied Housing and Design at Colorado State University. She began working in her field after raising two daughters. Debbie loves the creativity of doing residential design and creating a dream home for buyers. Debbie has worked in the design field for over twenty years. She enjoys hiking, bicycle riding, traveling and her two grandsons!

Mary McKenna

Design Consultant

Originally from New York, she studied Interior Design at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York and has been specializing in kitchen and bath design for over 10 years. She made Colorado home in 2005 to be closer to her family. In her free time, Mary enjoys spending time with her husband and two young children, whether it’s hiking in the mountains or being a soccer Mom.

Amy Fink

Design Consultant

Originally from Wyoming, Amy has made Colorado her home for the last 16 years. She studied Interior Design at the University of Wyoming and has worked in Wisconsin, California and Colorado. Amy’s has experience in both residential and commercial design. Outside of work, Amy enjoys doing anything in the outdoors!

Triniti Williams

Design Consultant

Growing up with a love of design and interiors; Triniti is a Colorado Native, who started her interior design journey at Colorado State University in Ft. Collins, CO and later transferred to the University of Nebraska at Kearney to complete her degree in Interior Design with an emphasis in kitchen and bath design. After college she found herself drawn back to Colorado in 2010; where she has gained 4+ years of experience as a kitchen and bath designer. Helping homeowners, builders and remodelers meet budgets and makes dream kitchens a reality. She started working for IRG to further her career in a new way; by entering the new construction cabinetry field. Triniti also enjoys the outdoors; skiing, hiking, camping, swimming and just spending time with friends and her dog.

Elizabeth Rogensues

Design Consultant

Having been born into a family of residential builders and contractors, it’s no wonder Elizabeth found her passion in the world of design. After receiving her bachelor’s degree in Interior Design from Michigan State University, Elizabeth began working in Kitchen and Bath with various industry showrooms and remodeling firms. With her background and experience she is able to guide her clients through each project step by step without missing a beat. Outside of the office, Elizabeth enjoys finding and refurbishing old furniture pieces and exploring the great outdoors with her husband and beloved dog, Finnegan.

Laurin Thomas

Design Consultant

With an Interior Design degree and a minor in Art History from Colorado State University, Laurin found kitchen design to be her calling and established herself as a Certified Kitchen Designer. She now has 20 plus years of kitchen/bath design and project management experience, along with great technical knowledge of finishing and cabinetry manufacturing in the high end realm of the industry. She spends time sharing life lessons with her two teenage sons, laughing hysterically with the “best man ever”, and chasing a rat terrier named Spunky around the dog park.

Heather Oulliber

Design Coordinator

Originally born in Texas, Heather has called Colorado her home since the first grade. She comes to us with over 10 years of construction and new home building experience. Heather strives for great customer service and is always happy to get her hands dirty and jump in to help whenever needed. She enjoys being outdoors with her husband, Steve, and their two dogs. As an avid hockey fan you will most likely find Heather at the hockey rink cheering on her husband and nephews’, or the Colorado Avalanche. She also loves anything fitness related, camping, fishing, and photography.

Kara Cuje

Front Desk Coordinator

Kara is a Colorado native and currently resides in the eccentric neighborhood of Lohi in Denver. Kara has a Bachelors of Science degree in Apparel and Merchandising with a minor in Business Administration from Colorado State University. Kara has experience in an array of design and business related positions including retail merchandising, fashion design/manufacturing, and mannequin production and sales. While attending CSU, Kara traveled to eleven countries around the world with a study abroad program. Kara was greatly impacted by all she learned during her travels and strives to utilize her cultural knowledge to push her creative limits and strengthen her work ethic. In her free time Kara loves to host craft parties, spend time with family and friends, cook and go to concerts.

Mary Kuchynka

Controller

Originally from Idaho, Mary obtained her Bachelors in Business from Montana State University. She lived in Tucson for several years where she obtained her CPA and worked within the construction industry. She moved to Colorado in 2001 and has worked in the flooring/construction industries most of the years in Colorado. When she is not working you can generally find her floating and fly fishing on a local river with her husband Brian.

Adam Appelbaum

Estimator

A Colorado native, Adam has 10 years of experience in construction, focusing on new residential construction and home remodels. He has a Bachelors in Political Science from the University of Colorado, Boulder. In his free time, Adam enjoys everything the Colorado outdoors has to offer.

Christopher Stenstad

Estimator

Chris was born in Clovis, NM and grew up in Albuquerque. Chris has been visiting Colorado his whole life and he finally made the move in June of 2013 to start a new career here at IRG. He has a degree in Computer Drafting and Design from ITT Tech and is currently pursuing another in Project Management at CSU with expected graduation of mid-2014. Chris has been working in the construction industry since 2006, mostly on commercial projects, but his extensive knowledge and experience helped transition easily into the residential side of our industry. When Chris isn’t at work he enjoys learning, exploring, sports, traveling and hanging with family, friends and his dog Neil.

Laura McClanahan

Estimator

Knowing that she wanted to have a career in interior design, she started working in 2007 at a kitchen remodeling company in order to expose herself to the industry. It didn’t take long to find out that this is where her passion lied, so she went to the Art Institute of Colorado to attain her degree focused on kitchen & bath design. Her 7 years of extensive education and background within the retail remodeling industry has helped her gain experience with homeowners, vendors, and field personnel. Laura joined IRG in 2013 to expand her knowledge of kitchen & bath design within the new construction industry. In her spare time she loves to explore Denver and the Rocky Mountains, catch a Rockies game, see the latest films, and spend time with friends/family.

Lexi Heber

Scheduling

Born and raised in Boulder Colorado, Lexi has over 6 years of experience working in the construction industry. When she is not working, Lexi is active with her 3 kids in their respective sports and watching her husband, Jay, drag race.

John Hill

Project Manager

John has 14 years of experience in the flooring industry and 4 years of construction management experience prior to that. All of this is experience has been in the state of Colorado. He has a Bachelors Degree in Business Management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York. John has worked on residential and commercial projects of all sizes. John is experienced with various types of products and applications for this environment.

Eric Parson

Project Manager

Eric moved to Colorado from Utah in 1971 and has been here ever since. Eric has more than 28 years of experience in the flooring industry. Starting as an installer of tile, vinyl, and hardwood, Eric soon moved into flooring operations as a warranty manager. Eric has been in various positions in his 28 years, however, 16 years of his career has been as a Field Manager. In his free time Eric enjoys mountain biking, camping, and photography.

Jon Clonts

Project Manager

Jon brings over 20 years of experience in the flooring industry to IRG. Having worked for some of the nations largest flooring companies; Jon has extensive knowledge in new construction and customer service. He has lived in Colorado since the age of three and enjoys spending time with his wife Jessica and daughter Natalie.

Brian Jalbert

Project Manager

Brian has been in the flooring industry for ten years. He has vast experience thru many different capacities on the production side of the flooring business. He has lived his entire life in Aurora, CO. In his free time Brian most enjoys playing sports with his son.

Greg King

Project Manager

Greg grew up in Ventura California and from there moved to Portland Oregon in 1985 at age 19. Greg began working as flooring installer for his cousin Randy, owner of Randy’s Carpet’s, until 1997. In 1997 Greg’s journey brought him to Denver, CO continuing his career in flooring sales and project management. Greg loves spending time with his wife Kate and two daughters, Lily and Ava. Greg also enjoys fly fishing, back packing, and playing golf.

Monty Atkinson

Project Manager

Monty was born and raised in Colorado. He grew up farming and ranching in SE Colorado. Monty has resided the Northern Colorado area for 21 years and loves it. He has a wonderful wife and 2 great kids. Monty’s entire family likes to ride horses, hike, fish and any other outdoor activities. Monty also enjoys competing in team roping events in the area.

Tom Dorris

Project Manager

Tom has been in the construction industry for over 30 years. He has been a Construction Superintendent for one of Colorado’s largest home builders for 20 years and has worked in the cabinet industry for the past 12 years. He likes to spend free time with his wife, kids, and grandkids and also collects antique guns.

Travis Marker

Project Manager

Born and raised in Colorado, Travis has 10+ years in the construction business and specializes in tile with 6 years of experience as an installer. In his free time Travis enjoys aviation, wake boarding, playing golf, and the outdoors.

Charles Franklin

Project Manager

Charlie was born and raised in San Diego CA. After a move, Graduated high school in Washington state and proceeded to move to Las Vegas. There Charlie got his journeymen tile/stone setting certificate from the tile and bricklayers union. Charlie has 10+ years of experience in a number of different construction fields from carpentry to finished interiors. He has now resided in Colorado for 2.5 years with his wife Kacie and 3 young children and enjoys playing all sports, coaching his sons baseball team, being enthusiastic, and making others laugh.

Brian Champlin

Fabrication Manager

Born and raised in Colorado, Brian has more than 10 years experience in the Construction Industry, with more than 7 years experience in countertop fabrication. Brian has a Business Management degree from the University of Wyoming. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his wife water skiing, wakeboarding, snowmobiling and snowboarding.

Randy Lucero Jr.

Warehouse Manager

Raised in Washington State, Randy has called Colorado home for the last 11 years. Randy has been in the flooring and tile business for the last 11 years mostly working for tile distributors here in Denver. Randy enjoys spending time with his daughter and cheering for the Broncos and Nuggets.

With more than 35 years of experience in the industry, you can count on the professionalism and knowledge of IRG.