Meet the Team
For over 30 years, Tim Flagstad has been a noteworthy leader in the flooring industry. You may know him as the CEO of his former organization named ‘Flagstad & Associates.’ Tim can also be credited with contributions to Jaeckle Distributors as a Sales Manager. He attended Evangel University. He will blissfully lead SmartPlank into success. When Tim is not busy running SmartPlank you can find him on the golf course.
PH: (414) 403-1429
MARKETING & SALES SUPPORT + DIGITAL MARKETING
Sean joined the Smart Plank team in June 2021 and is knowledgeable in the world of digital marketing. He’s earned an associate degree from Milwaukee Area Technical College and is currently pursuing his bachelor’s from Lakeland University. Sean also has numerous HubSpot certifications, including social media marketing, inbound marketing, and content marketing. As the Marketing & Sales Support Specialist, it’s his duty to help our sales team run smoothly, manage & create marketing tools, and develop new strategies. In his free time, you can find Sean rolling in any one of his local bowling alleys.
HEAD OF SALES
As a Wisconsin native, Jason “Jay” Bukowski is the poster child for the seasoned sales professional. Managing the Midwest Territory, he does not see his clients as just another customer. He establishes long lasting relationships. He recognizes and values the trust his clients place within him. Jay has been selling all kinds of flooring for well over 29 years. SmartPlank is blessed to have such an individual on the team and could not ask for a better sales veteran. When he is not serving You can find him out on Lake Winnebago or in the woods.
PH: (920) 716-1502
MARKETING SPECIALIST + GRAPHIC DESIGNER
James is an experienced graphic designer & photographer. Inspired by passion and problem solving, his goals include creating groundbreaking and aesthetically pleasing designs. James has achieved multiple degrees. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Cross Disciplinary Studio (Graphic Design/Digital Studio Practice), and Milwaukee Area Technical College with an Associates of Arts Degree in Graphic Design. James is a self-starter that would make any organization happy to have on their team. When James is not busy creating designs, you can find him spending time with his family.
SHOWROOM MANAGER + TECHNOLOGY CONSULTANT
Thomas ‘Tom’ Utschig is SmartPlank’s Showroom Manager & Technology Consultant. From coding to development, Tom uses his 35+ years of software development experience to support SmartPlank with the intangible aspects most would choose not to engage in. Tom graduated college with not only a Bachelor of Science but also a master’s in music. He has countless certifications in agile methodology, various software development certifications, and is a certified scrum master. He specializes in databases and agile methodology. In Tom’s free time he enjoys downhill skiing during the winter months and boating with his family during the summertime.
The Outside Sales Team
Walter N. Todorow
Delaware, Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey
John Walz Jr.
Nebraska, Western Iowa