Meet the Experts at Buddy Allen Carpet One
Zack Allen, President (Pictured Left)
3rd Generation providing the best pricing and best flooring products to Middle Tennessee
Zack is the President, overseeing daily operations, business growth and helping clients achieve that special look they want with their floor covering. He has worked in the family business, Buddy Allen Carpet One, since he was 17 years old where he started as an installer’s assistant. From there, he has worked in every aspect of the flooring industry alongside his father Gary Allen. Zack is active in many community organizations and regularly attends conferences to stay abreast of emerging trends in flooring. When he isn’t working, you can find him enjoying the outdoors with friends and entertaining his two young daughters.
“I love seeing the complete transformation a home can make when you install new flooring. That’s my favorite part!”
Favorite Flooring: Tigressa Cherish Soft Carpet
Judson Allen, Flooring Consultant (Not Pictured)
Jenna Allen, Business Development (Not Pictured)
Julie Smierkta, Interior Designer (Pictured Right)
Great Design Help, and Still the best prices in town!
Julie Smiertka is our Interior Designer and has been at Buddy Allen since October 2012. Julie comes from Michigan, where she graduated from Adrian College and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Design. She was excited to study abroad in London, England for her internship where she worked with restaurant and bar design. Julie is an active member of the Nashville chapter of American Society of Interior Designers. When Julie is not busy designing, she spends her time exercising, traveling and listening to live music.
Favorite Flooring: Bamboo & Cork
Doug Simpson, Director of Operations (Not Pictured)
Doug is here to help you find the perfect floor for you home.
Doug has over 30 years experience in the flooring industry. He has handled every aspect of flooring from installation to sales. His knowledge of all aspects of how a floor works, how its put down or how its made help Doug find the best options for all flooring projects.