NWFA Welcomes New Certified Professionals

The National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) has announced the newest Certified Professionals to the NWFA family. The NWFA’s Certified Professional program was developed to recognize and promote the competence of wood flooring professionals throughout the industry.

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To achieve each certification, specific online and hands-on testing must be completed. Available certifications include Certified Sales Advisor (CSA), Certified Installer (CI), Certified Sand & Finisher (CSF), and Certified Wood Flooring Inspector (CWFI). Included on this page is a list of individuals who became NWFA Certified Professionals between January 2, 2023 to May 1, 2023.

Congratulations to the following individuals for their accomplishments:

  • Tim Barnes, CI
    Russell Hardwood Floors, Santa Cruz, CA
  • Brandon Bembenic, CSA
    Panel Town & Floors, Columbus, OH
  • Scott Brownell, CSA
    Nantucket Custom Flooring LLC, Bradford, CT
  • Eric Connelly, CI, CSF
    Connelly Wood Flooring LLC, Minneapolis, MN
  • Michael Cornaire, CSF
    Ann Arbor Hardwoods LLC, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Epefanio Cortez, CSA
    Benchmark Wood Floors Inc., Albuquerque, NM
  • James Dowdy, CSA
    Footprints Floors Corp., Greenwood Village, CO
  • Keith Elliott, CI
    Elliott’s Quality Flooring, Gainesville, GA
  • Shawn Fenk, CSA
    Abita Wood Floors, Gretna, LA
  • Kingsly Foo, CSA
    Kingsly Hardwood & Accessories Outlet, City of Industry, CA
  • Alex Gilszmer, CSA
    Yanons, Montrose, CO
  • Kris Glaubitz, CSA
    Independence Flooring and Renovations LLC, Dallas, TX
  • Bogdan Goia, CSF
    Flooring Solutions and More LLC, Rockwall, TX
  • Patrick Goodman, CSF
    Goodman Custom Flooring, Fayetteville, WV
  • Renee Gray, CSA
    Footprints Floors – Clearwater/Spring Hill, New Port Richey, FL
  • Peter Gray, CSA
    Footprints Floors – Clearwater/Spring Hill, New Port Richey, FL
  • Daniel Grebenchuk, CSF
    AG Floor Covering, Spokane, WA
  • Kris Hanson, CI
    North Texas Flooring Solutions, McKinney, TX
  • Andrew Hill, CSA
    Brothers Floor Covering, Indianapolis, IN
  • Jason Johnson, CI, CSF
    Johnson Wood Floors LLC, Boise, ID
  • Joseph Kane, CSA
    Footprints Floors – Utah County, Saratoga Springs, UT
  • Tregg Kirkland, CSA
    Knoxville Flooring LLC, Knoxville, TN
  • Stephen Le, CSA
    Ecowood Floors Inc., Burlington, VT
  • Elizabeth Lebrecht, CSA
    Footprints Floors – Asheville, Candler, NC
  • Chandler Lewis, CI
    Luminous Flooring LLC, Arnold, MO
  • Michael McDermott, CI, CSF
    McDermott Hardwood Flooring, Evergreen Park, IL
  • Raul Mendez, CI
    Seattle Hardwood Floors LLC, Lynnwood, WA
  • Misael Mendoza, CI
    Innova Hardwood, Temecula, CA
  • Mohamad Mohaidly, CI
    Diversity Flooring LLC, Dearborn Heights, MI
  • Adam Muise, CSA
    Footprint Floors – Greater St. Louis, O’Fallon, MO
  • Roman Norkin, CI
    Ronys Services Inc., Staten Island, NY
  • Brett Petrice, CSF
    Peninsula Wood Floors, White Lake, MI
  • Jason Quinene, CSF
    Jayco Hardwood Floors LLC, Silverdale, WA
  • Tom Russell, CSF
    Ann Arbor Hardwoods LLC, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Conrad Schmucker, CSF
    Premiero Floors, Middlefield, OH
  • Dominic Soaib, CI
    Kimminau Wood Floors, Raymore, MO
  • Chris Trout, CI
    Luminous Flooring LLC, Arnold, MO
  • Chris Turpin, CSA
    Footprints Floors – Columbus, Centerville, OH
  • Glenn Van Hulsen, CSA
    Metropolitan Hardwood Floors Inc. HQ – Annacis Island Delta, BC

Becoming an NWFA Certified Professional enhances professional credibility, offers customers peace of mind, and generates new business by appearing on the NWFA’s “Find a Professional” search feature for consumers. If you are ready to learn more about being recognized as an expert in your field, visit nwfa.org/cp-about/ or contact Katie Norton, education manager for NWFA, at katherine.norton@nwfa.org or 636.736.5227.

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