Jimmy Murchie, Senior Sales Associate
Jimmy Murchie is a man with a vision. He was born and raised in East Tennessee and has a passion for the people in his community. While Jimmy has been serving the community for over 30 years in various ventures, his love for the floor covering business began approximately 20 years ago, at a local floor covering company. With an entrepreneur’s spirit, Jimmy knew it was time to start a business of his own in September of 2015. Since then, his dream has expanded into a flourishing enterprise with his client’s needs and interests the top priority.
Chris Stephens, Senior Sales Associate
Chris grew up in the floor covering business of Knoxville, Tennessee. In 1991 he began work as an installer’s apprentice and graduated from the University of Tennessee with his bachelor’s degree in Operations Management in 1998. After graduating and mastering the installation industry, Chris received his flooring inspector certification. It is safe to say that Chris is bit of a floor covering guru. Since then he has worked for a number of well-known and locally owned flooring company’s before finding his home at Cella Flooring and Design.
Michael May, Senior Sales Associate
Born and raised in Knox County, TN. Michael May entered the world of floor covering in the mid-1980s. By the mid-1990s, as an installer’s apprentice, he moved into sales and estimation. He exited the business in 2001 to pursue other opportunities, but was drafted back into the business in June of 2016 when Jimmy hired him to run our satellite office located in Anderson Lumber in Alcoa, TN. He does not consider himself a salesman but more of a representative of the quality products and services we offer. He is very knowledgeable on technical questions regarding construction, measurement, and installation. If you happen to be in, or around Maryville, stop in and see him!
Emily Jennings, Design Consultant
Emily received her bachelor’s degree in Consumer and Family Sciences with an emphasis in retail from Carson Newman University. She then went on to receive her associate’s degree in Interior Design from Pellissippi State. Emily’s strong points come from her eye for design, she loves creating a relationship with her clients and assisting them in finding just the right style that fits them. She has experience working with the public at local boutiques here in Knoxville. With her passion for everything beautiful, Emily will guide you to the best products for your home.
Krystallee Bailey, Design Consultant
Krystallee received her bachelor’s degree in Interior Design from East Tennessee State University. She enjoys working closely with her clients to achieve a design that speaks to their style and needs. By using design programs, Krystallee can create mock ups to help you visualize your space. Her experience lies in retail, from a pharmacy to a local boutique, great customer service has always been her goal. Krystallee has a passion for every design style, with her favorite being Transitional. She is ready to assist you in finding the design that works best for you and your home.