Darren is currently the President of McKeans. He grew up in the family business and starting working installing carpets right out of high school in 1978. After learning about the products he became a manger and worked in the warehouse, accounting, sales and managed installation crews. He has been involved in almost every aspect of the business and has held most positions throughout his career with the company. His motto is that experience is the best teacher.
Dave is a second generation McKean in the business. With that being said, he has been around flooring his whole life. Being a member of the McKean Family, he has held almost every position in the company. Since June of 1994 he has been in outside Sales , but 8 years previous to that, he did everything from getting lunches to running the Warehouse to being the Sales Manager. Now, not only is he still a member of the outside sales team, he is also the Main Estimator in the Company for New Home Blueprints, Small Commercial Projects, and Remodel Bids.
Monte started in the floor covering industry as an installer in 1974. After nearly 20 years of installation, he moved into sales working with New Home Builders, Remodel Homeowners and Remodel Contractors. He is extremely knowledgeable about all flooring and countertop options. He has taught many installation seminars at local schools and floor covering shows as well as judged eight Midwest Regional Floor Covering contests, leading to Nationals at Surfaces in Las Vegas. His skills led him to be nominated as the Armstrong National Tech Rep and Chicago Regional Tech Rep of the Chicago region.
Nora started as a design consultant in 1999, joining the McKean’s team in 2015. She has worked with builders, contractors, home owners and interior designers. She works directly with new home construction and remodel clients to evaluate their needs and suggest options or upgrades right for them. Her creativity and attention to detail is just part of what makes her a great design consultant. Her experience makes her a great fit for our seasoned team, and her fresh ideas will inspire any homeowner.
Ryan is a third generation McKean in the business and started officially working in the warehouse and assisting with installations in 2002. He moved into Outside Sales in 2012, working with New Home Builders and remodel customers alike. His jobsite management experience ranges from single room flooring updates, to full bathroom & kitchen remodels, to complete home finishes on new construction builds. Ryan has experience with all of our products and can help you find what you need to finish your project.
Tim joined the McKean’s team in 2005. He started out learning about flooring and countertops and helping customers select products in the showroom. He moved into outside sales in 2010, where he learned measuring and project management. He now works with new home builders and remodel customers. Tim has experience working with contractors and homeowners. Tim’s vast knowledge on all of our products makes clients confident in his suggestions.
Becky has been a design consultant with McKean’s since 1996. She designs for remodel clients and new home construction. No job is too big or too small for Becky. In 2005 McKean’s expanded their business to add Cabinets to their product line up, during which Becky thought it would be a great idea to move into the direction of cabinet design as well. This makes her a well-rounded designer for both her remodel and new home construction clients. She is not only a design consultant but also the lead cabinet designer on McKean’s staff. Becky will help you find the perfect cabinets to complete your new kitchen.