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Tim Hyland

Tim Hyland

Owner/ Sales

Tim has really been around the block! He started out back in the mid 80’s as an installers helper and from there worked in the warehouse at Contract Carpets in Traverse City. In 1986 Tim opened his first flooring store Floor Covering Brokers and then later Cash n Carry Carpet in Traverse City.

Tim enjoy his farm in Buckley MI and loves to spend time with his five children and three grandchildren.

Kathy Hyland

Kathy Hyland

Owner/ Everything else in the office!

Kathy has also been in the flooring for many many years. Beginning in 1988 when she met Tim. Kathy handles really all aspects of the store other than sales. If you have a question don’t hesitate to shoot her an email. Kathy enjoys gardening, in particular garlic and her honeycrisp apple trees!

Yoga is also one of her past times. Kathy is also the owner of Pets Naturally, a holistic pet food store located in Traverse City. Visit her website at http://www.petsnaturallytc.com/

Jake Garcia

Jake Garcia

General Manager

Jacob has 8 years of operational flooring experience and joined us after relocating from Austin, Texas. Jacob has dual-managed 2 warehouses in Austin and San Antonio and also managed a Quality Assurance team for Floors Inc. After deciding it was time for a change, he reached out to flooring companies in cities he would like to live in. Traverse City was high on the list after numerous trips to visit friends who had previously made the same move. Serendipity led Jake to Kathy, Tim, and Bay View Flooring. He enjoys playing guitar, kayak fishing, and spending time with his wife and daughter.

Korey Downing

Korey Downing

Operations Manager

Korey started in the flooring business over 20 years ago. He has done nearly every job possible from installation, warehouse, quality assurance and customer service. In Texas he was Director of Operations for several years which gave him the opportunity to oversee operations for four busy locations. In an attempt to escape the heat, he is excited to be up north where he is planning to spend lots of time outdoors kayak finishing with his longtime friend and co-worker, Jake Garcia. He also enjoys hiking, traveling and trying new restaurants with his wife, Megan.

Niki Stalteri

Niki Stalteri

Office Manager

Niki joins our team after spending 11 years in the spa and fireplace retail industry, with over 15 years experience on the administrative and financial side of the construction trades and home retail.

Originally from the Metro Detroit area, she fell in love with Northern Michigan while attending high school in Glen Arbor. She is mom to two children, a blue heeler, and a black cat. In her free time she enjoys kayaking, hiking, and looking for the best hidden rock hunting beaches on Lake Michigan.

Shannon Beady

Shannon Beady

Accounts Payable

Shannon was born in Florida and raised in Leelanau County. New to the flooring industry, she brings 15 years of financial experience and customer service. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, catching up on some reading while snuggling with her cat, soaking up the summer sun, and going out with her friends.

Jeremy Embrey

Jeremy Embrey

Measures

Jeremy graduated from Ferris State University with a BS in Construction Management. He has 15+ years of experience in the residential/commercial construction industry.

Jeremy has lived in Northern Michigan for the majority of his life. He is married to his high school sweetheart of 20 years with two wonderful children. Through his children, he has discovered a passion for coaching their various after school activities including baseball/softball, football, and gymnastics and sharing a love of music with them as well.

Cindy Mitchell

Cindy Mitchell

Sales Associate

Cindy started working in the flooring business back in 1996 for Tim and Kathy’s original Cash N Carry Carpet! Cindy has approximately 10 years flooring experience and is excited to be coming back into the industry. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with her grown kids Andrea and Joe, as well as her dog Benson. Cindy also enjoys crafting, reading and being outside.

Robin Whipple

Robin Whipple

Sales Associate

Robin has been in the flooring business since 1988, previously working for VanDrie Home Furnishings and Miles Tile & Stone. Robin handles all aspects of the flooring and tile selections process and would love to help design your new home or home improvement project. When Robin is not at work you may find her working in her yard and enjoying time with family and friends.

Jodie Schwandt

Jodie Schwandt

Sales Associate

Jodie Schwandt comes to Bay View Flooring with 10 years of sales and design experience in furniture and is excited to dive into the flooring industry. She is originally from South Carolina, but has fallen in love with all that Northern Michigan has to offer. She loves to use her creativity in helping clients achieve their desired look for their new home or renovation. In her free time you can find her skiing in the winter or tubing on Torch Lake in the summer with her family.

Jean Risk

Jean Risk

Sales Associate

Jean brings 16 years of tile layout and design experience with her as well as 12 years of commercial healthcare design. She loves helping people bring together beautiful and functional end results for their interiors while staying within a desired budget. When she’s not here, She likes spending time with her husband Terry, friends, and sister. She enjoys biking, hiking, and sailing our beautiful lakes.

Maggie McMartin

Maggie McMartin

Sales Associate

Maggie was born and raised in Traverse City. After graduating from Michigan State University, she returned home to spend over 14 years in working in hospitality. She is new to the flooring industry but can’t wait to put her artistic abilities to work. Maggie has a creative eye and is excited to help make your design dreams and home renovations become a reality. When she’s not at work, she enjoys spending time with her dogs, boating, camping and working in her garden. She is a true northern Michigan girl.

Kyle Thompson

Kyle Thompson

Flooring Installation Technician

Kyle has lived in many places around the US but it wasn’t until he moved to Austin Texas in 2017 that he learned he has an artistic skill for tile. He came back to his hometown, Traverse City, and has been perfecting his art since. When he’s not working he enjoys biking, golfing, camping, and spending time with family.

Kevin Zoulek

Kevin Zoulek

Flooring Installation Technician

Born and raised in Traverse City, Kevin has been in the flooring business since 1994. He began learning the trade at R J’s Floor Covering, and then moved to work for the Hyland’s at Floor Covering Brokers as an installer until leaving the state for his wife’s job in 2003. He then opened his own floor covering installation business and was successful in growing that business in both Kansas and in Minneapolis. He grew his company through pride in craftsmanship, attention to detail, and his professional service.

This year, 20 years after he first started with Tim and Kathy, he is excited to be back in Traverse City and working for them again as an in-house installation professional, specializing in all floor surfaces. Kevin enjoys the outdoors and is looking forward to snowmobiling, fishing, kayaking, and boating, now that he is back in Northern Michigan.

Darian Wix

Darian Wix

Installation Apprentice

Darian Wix is following in his fathers footsteps, working with his dad, Donavon, as an installation apprentice to learn the trade. In his spare time he enjoys motorcycles and powerlifting.