Mike and Sandra: Owners
Mike and Sandra co-own and operate The Furniture Barn Incorporated. You will see Sandra on the sales floor. She wears several hats and is also our design coordinator, store merchandiser and buyer. Sandra has decades of experience in interior design. Mike has been in the furniture business for more than 30 years and saw a need for a local furniture retailer in the Charles City area. He is in charge of marketing, does majority of our buying and is a crucial part of our sales team. When not busy with the store, Mike and Sandra are proud grandparents and spend every opportunity with their grandchildren.
Crystal: Office Manager
Crystal is the daughter of Mike and Sandra and the cornerstone of the daily operations of the store. She takes care of bookkeeping and accounting and has been for the past 18 years. She enjoys the many different responsibilities the day brings and helping people. When she is not at work she keeps busy with her family: two sons and two little dogs. She loves the outdoors, sports, fishing, and camping.
Dave: Customer Service, Delivery and Repair
Dave has spent his 17 year career at The Furniture Barn in customer service, delivery and repairs. He is the son-in-law of Mike and Sandra and the husband of Crystal. He enjoys helping people everyday and likes that everyday is different. Dave has two sons and two small dogs. He is an avid outdoorsman; fishing, sports and camping are just a few things you can find Dave doing outside of work.
Lacey: Administrative Assistant
Lacey plays a pivotal role in our stores operations and makes sure things run smoothly. She has been in her position for the last 13 years. She enjoys her position because she is meticulous and loves to problem solve while keeping the customer in mind. She is involved with several administrative duties including ordering and processing. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Chris: Receiving and Delivery Coordinator
Chris has worked for The Furniture Barn for nine years. His favorite part about his job is that there is something new everyday and he enjoys the people he works with. When not at work, Chris enjoys spending time with his family, his four children and three dogs that keep him very busy. He is also an avid fisherman and loves to go hunting and golfing.
Kimmy: Social Media and Marketing
Kimmy is originally from the Charles City area and moved back with her husband after graduating with her BA from the University of Northern Iowa. She is the daughter of Mike and Sandra and has been involved in The Furniture Barn since she was seven years old. She enjoys connecting with our customers through social media, our website and is involved with marketing and coordinating sales events. When not at work she enjoys spending time with her husband, her dog and is a yoga instructor.