Meet the Team 2017-09-01T22:52:40+00:00

Meet the Floor Coverings International Team

Tom Wood
Tom WoodPresident and CEO
Tom joined Floor Coverings International as the President and CEO in 2005 after previously serving 3 years as a Vice President for the parent company in a role that had him responsible for overseeing the strategy and operational direction of several of the brands in the organizations vast franchising portfolio. Tom initially joined the parent company in 1985 and has worked in several of the sister companies including the following; College Pro Painters from 1985 – 1990 as both a franchisee and as an executive, CertaPro Painters as Vice President and part of the founding team from 1992 – 1998, President of The Franchise Development Center where he oversaw the franchise expansion and development for CertaPro Painters, California Closets and Paul Davis Restoration from 1998 – 2004.
Chad Schloerke
Chad SchloerkeVice President, Operations
Chad Schloerke joined Floor Coverings International in 2006 after spending 11 years with College Pro Painters serving in multiple roles from Franchise Owner to Vice President. In his time with College Pro, Chad led the organization in same store sales growth, growing average franchise revenues by 76% in four years.
Upon joining Floor Coverings International as the Director of New Franchise Development, Chad built and led the training and support programs for new Franchisees. Over the years, Chad and the Operations Team have led Floor Coverings International growth of 200% by taking what was a “Man in a Van” concept and building a system that allows for dramatic scaling of professionally staffed business.
Chad is married to Miquel, his wife of nearly 20 years, and is the proud father of Evan, a budding entrepreneur and golfer. When not working, Chad enjoys golfing with his family, home improvement projects and distance running.
Richard Leveille
Richard LeveilleVice President of Franchise Development
Richard Leveille joined Floor Coverings International in 2014 with complete focus on the development and growth of the brand. With a great team, the company has been able to see double digit growth annually since his start. Prior to joining Floor Coverings International, Richard was employed by Smoothie King Franchises for over 25 years and was the first employee of the organization starting in 1989. While there he acted as the EVP of Franchise Development and assisted the company in growing to over 650+ locations in 32 states and 4 countries. He also held the position of the State of Louisiana Retail Chair (2012-2014) for the International Council of Shopping Centers and is a Certified Franchise Executive Graduate of the International Franchise Association. Richard is married, has four children (3 in college and 1 in High School) and is an accomplished saxophonist playing in several jazz groups in the New Orleans area when time permits. Golf, fishing and relaxing is what he wishes he had more time for.

Mark Titcomb
Mark TitcombVice President of Franchise Development
We are very excited to announce that Mark has joined the team after taking a 9 month trip around the world with his wife and two daughters! Mark has had a long and very successful career at CertaPro Painterss where he was a key component to the outstanding growth over the past 15 years and we are really looking forward to having his as a core part of our leadership with a focus on growth and development. After Graduating from Boston University with a Masters in Economics in 1993, Mark began his Journey into Entrepreneurship by running a franchise with College Pro Painters. This summer experience kindled in him the drive to go the path less traveled and encourage others to do the same. Over the past 20 years, Mark has assisted over 400 budding entrepreneurs into their business, while pursuing that passion on his own as well. Mark transitioned from College Pro to CertaPro in 1998 and recently joined Floor Coverings International as Sr VP of Franchise Recruitment.
Takuya Davis
Takuya DavisDirector of Franchise Development
Takuya Davis joined Floor Coverings International in 2016 with a focus growing the brand throughout North America. Home based in Scottsdale, AZ, Takuya has been a part of First Service Brands for the last 13 years and has a background as franchise owner and as a franchisor. Prior to joining Floor Coverings International, Takuya was the Vice President of Recruiting at our College Pro sister brand. He has been an executive leader and a serial entrepreneur with a successful track record of personally building businesses & supporting numerous businesses grow. He has deep experience in the fields of entrepreneurship, leader & team training, executive coaching, idea-creation, creative problem solving, innovation, business systems, business skill development and creating cultures of entrepreneurship & innovation. Outside of business, Takuya is married to Anna with a newborn Mason, who was born on 8/12/17. Him and his family are avid golfers and love traveling the world and creating peak-life experiences.
Marianne Murphy
Marianne MurphyVice President of Brand Experience
A veteran of franchising with over 30 years of experience, Ms. Murphy joined Floor Coverings International® in October 2011 as Director of Operations, engaging with franchisees in the New Franchise Development Program. In April 2015 Ms. Murphy took on the role of Vice President, Brand Experience. In this role she is responsible for leading the adoption and ongoing development of the Inspired Sale throughout the Floor Coverings International system, ensuring our customers are provided the best in-home flooring experience in North America.

Prior to joining Floor Coverings International, Ms. Murphy enjoyed a 23 year tenure with another home service brand, where she was responsible for sales training, field support and the implementation marketing programs.
In addition, Ms. Murphy is an active participant in the International Franchise Association, having received the designation of Certified Franchise Executive (CFE), and previously served on the IFA’s Women’s Franchise Committee. She was awarded the 2013 Chrystal Compass Award. The award is presented annually to an individual within the franchise community who epitomizes the ideals of leadership. Those chosen for this honor have made significant contributions within their respective franchise organizations, the franchise community in general and in their local communities.
Throughout her career in the Real Estate and Franchising industries, she has engaged with numerous audiences on topics ranging from Selling in a Down Market to The Power of Connecting. She holds a B.A. from Rutgers College, New Brunswick, NJ.

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“There is so much we can do for the homeowner and we get to meet great people and work our own hours. This was a real lifestyle change and so far, a great one.”

Tami Taylor, Floor Coverings International of Parker, CO

“Floor Coverings International is raising the standard for customer service in the flooring industry. This speaks directly to my passion to provide outstanding customer service. I have a great desire to help people and this business gives me the opportunity to help people complete the flooring projects of their dreams.”

Arlan Brady, Floor Coverings International of Columbia East

“We have grown so much closer working together and our relationship has expanded into so many shared interests. It’s not only a great career move; it has enriched our family and our lives.”

Anibal Dam, Floor Coverings International of West Houston