Employees

Mark Anderson

Owner, Sales & Estimating

Mark Anderson is the head of this family-owned company, after over 25 years of experience in the flooring industry. From being a partner in building Grand Design Floors to being the owner, even now he's on the front lines, building and honoring relationships as a salesman. 

Mark is a father of 9 children and a Grandfather of 3. When he's not working, he loves fishing, hunting, and spending time with his wife, children, and grandchildren camping or at the cabin.

manderson@gdfloorsmn.com

Mike Anderson

Tile Manager, Sales & Estimating

With over 40 years in the industry, Mike is the owner's brother and right-hand man. With the experience and attention to detail he applies to every job, you always know you're in good hands. 

Mike has a beautiful family consisting of his wife, 3 kids and 2 grandkids. His favorite thing is being up north hunting and fishing - he also loves chicken!

mikea@gdfloorsmn.com

Tom Block

Sales & Estimating

Tom loves establishing and maintaining relationships with his builders as a salesman and estimator. He got into the industry 30 years ago, after his wife, Shelly, introduced him to her brothers: Mike and Mark. 

Tom and Shelly have two adult children and are all about the lake life, often heading up north to hunt, fish and camp. 

tmblock@gdfloorsmn.com

Steve Sward

Sales & Estimating

Steve has been in the flooring industry for over 20 years, personally seeing every job through to the end. Not only doing his own measures and estimating, he applies his thorough product knowledge to helping his clients select the perfect flooring for their residential or commercial project. His quality service and work reflects his favorite part of the job: seeing the customer's satisfaction with the end result. 

Steve spends a lot of time with his four adult sons and 4 grandkids, but one grandson especially is glued to his side and loves tagging along with his papa. He loves being at the lake to hunt and fish, is a fan of baseball and football, and frequently plays his favorite game of Horseshoes. 

stevesward@yahoo.com

Drew Anderson

Installer Manager & Scheduling

Working alongside his dad in many roles, Drew has experience in every aspect of the flooring business. After going from warehouse work to installing, then to job supervision and scheduling, he plays an integral role in the completion of every job. 

Not only is he Mark's oldest son, he has a beautiful wife and 3 kids of his own that love to run around the showroom.
Drew enjoys traveling, fishing, hunting, camping, and spending time with his family at the lake. 

danderson@gdfloorsmn.com

Matthew Lally

Warehouse Manager

Overseeing the receiving and processing of material orders, Matt keeps the warehouse clean and organized. From receiving shipments to making runs for will called materials, he does a fantastic job of ensuring a job's materials are together and ready to go on time.

As Country music fan and lover of golfing, fishing, hunting and lake time, Matt fits in perfectly with the Andersons as their long-time family friend. He's proud of his truck, loves vacations, concerts, racing and softball. He likes pineapple on pizza and doesn't care what anyone says about it. 

matt@gdfloorsmn.com

Dave Holland

Service Manager

With 47 years of experience in flooring installation, he makes the perfect Service Manager. His experience, dedication, and attention to detail ensure a job done right.

Aside from loving his work and family, Dave is an avid outdoorsman, loving all things hunting, fishing and camping. 
 

gdservice@gdfloorsmn.com

Rachel Hoey

Accounting / Bookkeeping

Rachel has been with Grand Design almost since the beginning. She started in sales and design, and after completing her MBA, transitioned into the business side of the company. Rachel became an expert with the numbers, handling accounts, ordering, invoicing, billing and bidding jobs.

When not at work she enjoys spending time with her husband and their two beautiful children. She also loves cooking and food in general (with a slight preference towards cookies and donuts), being outside, and reading.

rhoey@gdfloorsmn.com

Elayne Curry

Design Consultant

In the 30 years of experience she has in the industry, Elayne has owned her own Design Business as well as run a Contracting business with her husband. Combining education, experience, thorough product knowledge and a love for design, she knows all the ins and outs of the New Construction and Remodeling process. Her expertise will team up with your taste to find the perfect floors to fit your taste and lifestyle!

As a mother of three and grandmother of five, Elayne mothers everyone she meets (so make sure you've had something to eat before meeting her). Aside from being the Showroom Mama, she loves chubby cheeks, every dog she's ever met, and good coffee!

ecurry@gdfloorsmn.com

Kim Hesser

Design Consultant

Kim has been with Grand Design Floors since day one, and has worked in the flooring industry for over 26 years. With her education and experience in flooring and design, she keeps up with today's trends to bring style and practicality to every project. She loves getting to know her clients as she walks them through designing their dream home, customizing selections to fit their taste and lifestyle.

As a single mother of twin boys that keep her on her toes, she loves entertaining, cooking, football, and any activity on the water. 

kphesser@gdfloorsmn.com

Laura Lallak

Front Desk Receptionist

Laura is the second oldest of Mark’s 9 children. She worked for the Family Company for a few years in her teens and is now back running the Front Desk. Mark is proud to have his ambitious daughter taking on the Receptionist, Marketing and Outreach roles for Grand Design. Laura has a passion and love of learning and experiencing new things, she has a background in Early Childhood Education and experience with a couple different Start-Up companies.

As an outgoing coffee lover, she is known for bringing a different coffee mug from her travels with her to work each day and the enthusiastic welcome she extends to every guest that walks in the door. When Laura isn't working she enjoys spending time with her Husband and Family, traveling the globe, camping in the summer, and ice fishing in the winter!

llallak@gdfloorsmn.com

Mary Herbst (Perrault)

Sales Support / Show-floor Assistant

After growing up with the Andersons as family friends, Mary began working been with Grand Design just over 4 years ago and has dubbed herself the official showroom sidekick. Learning more every day in the world of flooring and interior design, she assists the designers in all selection appointments, works on most retail projects, tends to the show-floor, and takes care of whatever miscellaneous things her colleagues need. 

She loves her large family and everything beautiful (like sunsets, fireflies and flowers). She's constantly listening to music, loves kayaking, sketching and woodburning, and can't get enough of the water, especially if it's from the ocean.  
 

mherbst@gdfloorsmn.com

William Anderson

Warehouse Assistant

Number 7 of the Anderson family, William just recently starting working for the family business. Helping Matt in the warehouse and running for orders, he’s learning more every day.

He loves everything with a motor, but especially his Mini Cooper (he may or may not be a little obsessed with it). An avid outdoorsman, he loves fishing, hunting, and testing the limits of his dirt-biking stunts.