Our Team

Jeremy Pool Vice President of Sales

Jeremy Pool has been involved in the floorcovering industry since 1996, filling many roles from owner and contractor to Territory Manager for Mohawk Industries. (For which he received the Territory Manager of the year award for the West Coast North region in 2010.) Since joining PG Long as the Vice President of Sales in December 2011, Jeremy’s goal has been to continually find new ways of bringing value and even higher levels of service to the loyal customer base that he has been able to assist in the industry. He enjoys specifying products with large companies, arch firms and organizations, as well as identifying and overcoming the challenges to help grow business and increase market share. In his free time Jeremy spends time with his family and rides his Harley Davidson.

C. Brent Ellifritz Vice President of Operations

Brent Ellifritz, Vice President of Operations for both PG Long Floorcovering and Carpet Cleaning, has been with the company since 2005. He is a graduate of Washington State University with a B.S. in Business Administration. Previously he accrued ten years of experience in the construction, real estate and property management fields. He is currently the Vice Chair of the Metro Multi-Family Housing Association for Southern Willamette Valley for 2013 and Chair of the Metro Multi-Family Housing Association for Southern Willamette Valley for 2014. In his spare time Brent is an outdoor enthusiast who enjoys snowboarding, fishing, and golf. He also appreciates a good game of shuffleboard, bowling, and the occasional concert.

Luke Hudson General Manager of PG Long Carpet Cleaning

Luke was born and raised in the Portland Area. He is a graduate of both the University of Oregon (Bachelor of Arts, Economics) and Portland State University (Masters of Business Administration). His background is primary in the Heavy-Duty Trucking industry, having worked in procurement and project management for a global OEM for the past four years. This is Luke’s second tour of duty with PG Long, having previously worked as the company’s Accounting Manager from 2010 to 2012. Luke is dedicated to providing excellent and prompt customer service, as well as offering a complete range of carpet cleaning and repair services.

Jens JensenBranch Manager, Boise Idaho

Jens installed floorcoverings for almost 16 years before moving into sales and project management. Now with over 10 years of worldwide sales experience he is excited to be a part of the PG Long Team. When he manages to pull himself away from PG long he likes to unwind by riding motorcycles, wakeboarding, and spending time with his lovely family.

Dusty Long Territory Manager, Eugene

Not only has he had five years of experience with PG Long Floorcovering, he is also the fourth generation of his family to be involved in the floor covering industry. Dusty is certified by I.I.C.R.C in many facets that are important to his trade, including: carpet cleaning, carpet repair and reinstallation, color repair, water damage restoration, and upholstery and fabric cleaning. In addition, he is a journeyman in carpet cleaning and water restoration. In his free time Dusty enjoys relaxing with his family, riding motorcycles, hunting, and golfing.

Shane Long Territory Manager, Portland Metro Area

Shane Long was born and raised in Vancouver, Washington, where he also attended Clark College. He has been with PG Long as Territory Manager since March of 2009 and has been in sales for the past 9 years. Shane really enjoys both the interaction and the process of finding the right solution for each unique situation. His goal is to create new business relationships and strengthen his current relationships by delivering the right product to yield the greatest return on his client’s investment. He enjoys brainstorming new ideas and consistently learning to how to better serve his customers. In his spare time he enjoys being with family and friends, watching football (especially the Seahawks), and working on his 1967 GTO project car.

Tammie Brandon Territory Manager, Portland Metro Area

Tammie has been a PG Long team member since January 2012. Previously she accumulated over 11 years of outside sales experience. She loves her clients and is committed to a high level of professionalism while maintaining a good sense of humor. To Tammie, product knowledge is key, so she is constantly pursuing continuous education in the flooring industry. When Tammie is not out in the field, she enjoys artwork, music, and being with her husband and daughter.

Matt Butenschoen Territory Manager, Portland Metro Area

Matt is originally from Vancouver, Washington with a background in construction recruiting and industrial hydraulics. Matt is especially attentive and has a strong attention to detail which is mirrored in his proactive approach to his customer’s needs. When not at work, Matt enjoys barbecuing and sports, especially golf.

Jon Girt Branch Manager, Eugene

Jon puts his customer’s experience first. He enjoys making their time with PG Long pleasant and positive. Since his start with PG Long Floorcovering in March of 2008, he has completed the Mohawk University Product Knowledge Higher Achiever Program as well as obtaining his lead base paint renovator certification. When Jon is not in the office he enjoys target shooting, pinball, beer brewing, and classic cars.

Josh Henson Territory Manager, Bend

Josh has been a Bend resident since 1990. He prides himself on making his customers feel like their time matters to him, he likes to treat his customers like he would treat a family member. Josh joined the PG Long team in 2016 and in 2018 he began serving on the Multifamily Northwest Council as well. In his free time he enjoys chasing salmon & steelhead in his drift boat on the river as well as camping with his wife and two daughters.

Willy Kumle Territory Manager, Eugene/Springfield

Willy Kumle has been with Pg Long for 9 years. He came to Pg Long from a construction background, where he ran his own company. Willy spent the first 6 years with our Carpet Cleaning company as a lead Cleaning Tech and Manager. His knowledge as a General contractor has allowed him to pick up the ways of the floor covering world with out missing a step. Customer service, Quality, and striving for perfection, are the Keys to his success with our company. Willy is on multiple MFNW committees, and is constantly educating his customers on new and existing products in the floorcovering world. In his free time Willy is an avid outdoorsman and plays sports year-round. He also coaches, not only his son’s and daughter’s sports teams, but also volunteers to coach other teams.