COLUMBUS, OH -- On April 23, Starnet hosted a webinar, “Executive Leadership’s Perspective on a Post Pandemic Economy,” for Starnet member associates. During the webinar, Starnet preferred vendor network executives shared insights on how the commercial flooring industry will adjust after the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Additionally, they shared sales, marketing and operation strategies so that Starnet can be aligned for mutual success in 2020 and beyond.


Starnet Preferred Vendors Speakers:

  • Jesse David, president of Ardex Americas
  • Jeff Fenwick, president of Tarkett North America
  • Russell Grizzle, president and CEO of Mannington Mills
  • James Leslie, president of J+J Flooring/Engineered Floors
  • Jim McCallum, president of Milliken Commercial


“The Starnet webinar series continues to be a valuable program for our members. We were very pleased with the engagement from the cooperative,” said Mark Bischoff, Starnet president and CEO. “More than 300 member associates registered for the webinar, setting a new Starnet attendance record. Our Starnet webinar program is successful because it provides members virtual learning content focused on the needs of the professional flooring contractor, along with opportunities to connect with leaders in the industry. Starnet provides our preferred vendor partners the most efficient platform to connect with more than 185 professional commercial flooring contractors driving more than $3 billion in value throughout the U.S. and Canada.”