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67 US Highway 31 South
Traverse City, MI 49685
Phone: (231) 947-6900

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Our Team


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 - 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 and the Dog Bakery a holistic pet food store located in Traverse City. Visit her websites at   




Bill Black  - Sales Associate


Bill has been in the flooring business for many years! Bill recently came to us from Floor Covering Brokers. This man is a pro! He knows it all when it comes to flooring. Bill likes to spend time at his cottage on the lake in the summer and heads for Florida when he has time in the winter months.




Gary Bebeau  -  Sales Associate


Gary is a veteran at 30 year in the flooring industry! Working previously at Menards in Milwaukee, Wi, Carpet Warehouse and Design Center in Las Vegas, NV, Cash n Carry Carpet and Floor Covering Brokers in Traverse City and then owning his own store TC Flooring. Gary is wild about fishing and hunting and spends his spare time with his wife and son.




Jason Harris - Sales associate


Jason has been in the flooring business in the Traverse City Area for 25 years. After a brief hiatus, he is back doing what he loves. He enjoys the satisfaction of designing custom looks for his clients. In his free time, he enjoys gardening, fishing, hiking, and just getting outdoors.




Robin Whipple - Sales Associate


Cash n Carry Flooring welcomes, Robin Whipple, to our team of sales professionals. Robin has been in the flooring business for 26 years, specializing in all aspects of flooring design. She has worked for VanDrie Home Furnishings for 18 years, as a design consultant, and then with Miles Tile and Stone for the past 8 years as the territory manager. She has two adult children and resides in Lake City. Robin loves to downhill ski, and enjoys many water related outdoor activities in the summer, just ask!




Whitney Thorn  - Sales Associate

Whitney was born and raised in Petoskey, MI, and recently moved to the Traverse City Area this Spring. Even though Whitney is new here to the Bay View Flooring Team, she has been involved in the flooring industry for the past 5 years co-owning a flooring installation business with her fiancé. When she’s not at work, Whitney loves spending time with her 5 year old son, fiancé and 2 dogs.



Randy Merchant - Warehouse manager/ Sales associate


Randys been in the flooring biz for 15 years, this guy knows it all! Randy says his career hi-light was going back to work for the best employers around! Randy used to work at Cash n Carry Carpet in the 90's. He enjoys coaching little league baseball, gardening, his four wonderful children and is a hunting and fishing guy as well.




Lucas Dillon - Warehouse

Lucas was born and raised in Traverse City, MI, and has been in the flooring business for 17 years. He has 2 children, ages 9 & 12. In his free time he likes to go down the river, go fishing, and loves to mountain bike and snowboard with his kids.





Lauren Lempe - Administrative Assistant

Lauren was born and raised in Cadillac, MI, and then in her adult life moved to Chicago, IL to experience the big city life. She recently moved back to Northern Michigan and is happy to be near the Traverse City area again. Lauren is new to the flooring industry but is loving being a part of the Cash N Carry team! When she’s not at work, Lauren loves seeing live music, going to the beach and enjoys traveling.






Chris Koochnerkavich - Flooring Installation Technician

Christopher has grown up living in beautiful Traverse City.  He has been in the construction field for half his life moving into flooring installation for the past three years.  Chris enjoys playing football and spending time with his three children. 




James Kouchnerkavich - Flooring Installation Technician

James grew up in Traverse City. He has gained attention to detail and a good work ethic after running a lawn crew for 13 years, and started doing a little flooring with Paul Schaub in 1999. He has 3 kids and enjoys snowmobiling and water activities.




Paul Schaub - Flooring Installation Technician

Paul was born and raised in Traverse City, MI, with 29 years of excellent flooring installation experience.  Paul enjoys spending his down time, snowmobiling, boating and basically any outdoor activity.




Tom Brady - Flooring Installation Technician

Not far from home but Tom grew up in Manchester, Michigan.  He has been installing flooring for 26 years.  In his spare time Tom enjoys being with friends and family.  He loves to travel and bicycling.




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.




Ben Griffin – Flooring Installation Technician

Ben was born and raised in Traverse City. He has about 17 years of installation experience, and in that time has also multi-tasked as a floor covering store/warehouse manager and sales associate. Ben worked as an in-house installer for Tim and Kathy when they owned Floor Covering Brokers and couldn’t be happier being with them again. He enjoys cooking and spending time with friends and family.




Tom Saunders - Flooring Installation Technician

Born in Traverse City but raised in Petoskey He started installing floor covering in his teens when The Bay Harbor project first started. With combined experience of over 25 years, specializing in tile and stone. He really enjoys using his artistic ability to build custom showers. Tom has 6 grown children and 3 grandchildren. He enjoys cooking, gardening, and was an avid duck hunter.




Joshua Hyland - Flooring Installation Technician

Josh was born and raised in Traverse City. He was introduced to the flooring business at a young age and has discovered his passion for installing. Before Cash and Carry Flooring, Josh worked with multiple professional installers and has had training in Schluter Tile Systems. Learning the different methods helped him form his own technique and enjoys the creative outlet it provides him. Outside of work, Josh loves to hike, bike, swim, snowboard and above all, spend time with his son and family.