Greg Colando, founder and president of FLOR—the carpet design squares company that has been helping you create custom area rugs, runners and wall to wall design solutions since 2003—was our Maker Talk headliner in July. He talked all about how he got his start, and where FLOR is going, and their growing focus on USA Made, 100% recyclable, and environmentally consciousness solutions. I bet you didn't know that your FLOR tiles were eco-friendly, did you? Watch his video, then click here for all Maker Talk info.
Farooq Kathwari was born in Kashmir and moved to New York to attend New York University at night while he worked during the day.
Guest: Greg Colando
About: "Greg Colando is the founder and president of FLOR. He is responsible for defining FLOR’s vision, developing its business plan, directing sales and operations and leading a brand team brimming with entrepreneurial spirit and a drive to change the world of floor covering as we know it. Prior to his current role he was President of Interface Flooring Systems. He also served as Vice President of Sales and eventually President of America’s Floorcoverings Group, where he oversaw sales and marketing for all products and services. He began his career with Interface, Inc. as Regional Vice President Sales for the Midwest. Before joining Interface, Inc. Colando owned a business located at the Merchandise Mart selling commercial carpet."
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