Robert Rucker
Interim Chief Executive Officer
Robert Rucker
Interim Chief Executive Officer


Bob Rucker founded The Tile Shop in 1985 and has been our interim Chief Executive Officer since October 27, 2017.  Mr. Rucker has served as a member of our Board since June 2012 and was our Chief Executive Officer and President from June 2012 until December 2014. Previously, Mr. Rucker served as The Tile Shop’s Chief Executive Officer and President and as a member of its board of managers from 1985 until June 2012. Mr. Rucker holds a B.E.S. in Psychology and History from the University o... 

Kirk Geadelmann
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Kirk Geadelmann
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer


Kirk Geadelmann joined The Tile Shop in August 2014 as our Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Geadelmann is a seasoned financial executive whose 27 years of professional experience includes a blend of financial and operational accomplishments, primarily in the retail industry. Prior to joining us, Mr. Geadelmann worked for 14 years at Best Buy, Inc., most recently as the corporate and international controller. During his tenure at Best Buy, Mr. Geadelmann was also respo... 

Cabell Lolmaugh
Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
Cabell Lolmaugh
Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer


Cabby Lolmaugh was appointed Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer in February 2018.  After serving four year years in the U.S. Marine Corps., Mr. Lolmaugh joined our company in 2001, working in the warehouse of our Roseville, Minnesota store.  From that time through 2012, he served in various roles at several locations, including Store Manager in Roseville, one of the company’s largest and most successful stores. In 2014, Mr. Lolmaugh was asked to lead the company’s pro custom... 

Leigh Behrman
Vice President, Human Resources, Construction & Facilities
Leigh Behrman
Vice President, Human Resources, Construction & Facilities


Leigh Behrman has served in various leadership positions at the company over the last 30 years.  His current role is Vice President, Human Resources, Construction & Facilities where he oversees all aspects of human resources and manages our new store build outs and remodels.  Mr. Behrman began his career with The Tile Shop in January 1988 as the office manager, overseeing all administrative functions, including human resources, accounting and banking.  In 2000, Mr. Behrman became the Fa... 

Daniel Brewster
Vice President, Retail Stores West
Daniel Brewster
Vice President, Retail Stores West


Dan Brewster was appointed Vice President of Retail Stores West in May 2018 and is responsible for all stores in the Western region of the U.S. Prior to joining The Tile Shop in 1999, he spent seven years at the store level at Target Corporation, finishing his time there as a team lead. He joined The Tile Shop as a sales associate in March 1999. From 1999 through February 2018, Dan has had increasing responsibility within the stores, including managing four different stores, Regional Manager,... 

Darryl Freeman
Vice President, Retail Stores East
Darryl Freeman
Vice President, Retail Stores East


Darryl Freeman was appointed Vice President, Retail Stores East in May 2017 and is responsible for all stores in the east region of the U.S. Mr. Freeman joined The Tile Shop in January 2015 with regional management responsibility of the Southeast, Ohio Valley and Virginia/D.C. markets.  Prior to joining The Tile Shop, Mr. Freeman spent 20+ years in retail sales and operations leadership roles with Circuit City, Sprint and hhgregg.  Mr. Freeman has previous experiences in leading talent... 

Joshua Hanan
Vice President, Distribution & Manufacturing
Joshua Hanan
Vice President, Distribution & Manufacturing


Josh Hanan was appointed Vice President, Distribution & Manufacturing in February 2018 and is responsible for all aspects of distribution and manufacturing from our distribution centers to our stores.  Mr. Hanan started his career with The Tile Shop in 1992 as a production worker and driver at the Company’s operations facility located in Spring Valley, Wisconsin.  From there he has held a number of progressing roles within distribution, production and quality control.  Mr. Hanan earned... 

Keith Hogie
Vice President, Chief Information Officer
Keith Hogie
Vice President, Chief Information Officer


Keith Hogie joined The Tile Shop as Chief Information Officer in April 2015.  Mr. Hogie is responsible for all areas of Information Technology using 20 years of ERP, application and infrastructure experience.  Prior to joining The Tile Shop, Mr. Hogie was the Vice President of IT at Milestone AV Technologies where he built out the global infrastructure, upgraded and consolidated ERP systems into a single business operations solution, deployed a new web and ecommerce solution, and oversa... 

Joseph Kinder
Vice President, Purchasing & Chief Supply Chain Officer
Joseph Kinder
Vice President, Purchasing & Chief Supply Chain Officer


Joe Kinder was appointed Vice President Purchasing & Chief Supply Chain Officer in October 2017 and is responsible for all supply chain activities from domestic and overseas suppliers to our end customers.  Mr. Kinder joined The Tile Shop in March 1993 as a sales associate at our Bloomington, Minnesota store.  From March 1994 to August 1995, he was the Assistant Store Manager at the Shawnee, KS store, our second location outside of Minnesota.  From August 1995 until June 2012, Mr. Kind... 

Kevin McDaniel
Vice President, Merchandising
Kevin McDaniel
Vice President, Merchandising


Kevin McDaniel was appointed Vice President, Merchandising in February 2018. Kevin travels the world to direct-source high-quality, unique and innovative products. He and his team are responsible for private label product design and overall selection, in-store visual merchandising, and strategic partnerships including premium and designer lines such as Ted Baker®, Armani®, Laura Ashley®, Wedi®, and Dural®.  He regularly makes guest appearances on television design shows such as Hometime... 

Brynley Umpleby
Vice President, Talent Development
Brynley Umpleby
Vice President, Talent Development


Brynley Umpleby was appointed Vice President of Talent Development in May 2018 and is responsible for leading the strategic vision for achieving national sales targets, developing new business, and establishing policies and procedures to enhance store operations. Before moving into this role, Brynley had been responsible for leading the visual merchandising team. She also held various roles within the stores including managing four stores. Brynley joined the Company in 2007.  Brynley ho...