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    Sam Unruh

    — Owner —


    Sam is happily married to his best friend, Hayley, and they have three beautiful little girls and a new baby boy name Bear. Sam is proud of Bear’s name.

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    Josh Klein

    — Creative Lead —


    When he’s not making sweet videos or taking care of his newborn daughter, he’s running this whole operation alongside Sam.

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    Carly Haynam

    — Sales Lead —


    Carly moved to Kansas City from Colorado 13 years ago, and while she loves the coffee and food scene in our fine city, she still looks for opportunities to sneak back to her family and the mountains.

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    Sarah Lopez

    — Customer Service —


    Sarah, a Kansas City native, kills it at keeping up with the customer relations side of things around here. Every company needs a mom, and she is just that for us.

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    Kyle Newman

    — Furniture Builder —


    Kyle’s love for wood working started in his 9th grade shop class. Now, this husband, and new dad, is running the parts room here at Unruh. Things wouldn’t flow as smoothly without him.

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    Christian Klopfenstein

    — Furniture Builder —


    A Nebraska native, Christian’s artisan inspiration comes from his Grandfather, who expertly crafted clocks in his own shop.

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    Tyler Watts

    — Furniture Builder —


    Tyler got interested in making furniture when his wife wanted a new coffee table, which then turned into ten other pieces for the home, which turned into his full-time job.

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    Cameron Reed

    — Furniture Builder —


    Cameron was born in California, raised in Kansas, and has recently set down roots in Kansas City with his wife, Taylor. You will find him in the build room, skillfully crafting furniture for your home.

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    Ian McDonald

    — Furniture Builder —


    Ian, the most loveable of all of the Unruh Furniture employees (second to Pete, some would say.) You can almost always find him singing and dancing as he skillfully and masterfully crafts furniture in the build room.

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    Adam Thoburn

    — Furniture Builder —


    To Adam, working with wood is not just a job. When he’s not doing deliveries at Unruh, he is at home building wood trinkets to sell on the Etsy shop that he and his wife run.

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    Tim Longobardo

    — Processes Lead —


    Aside from riding his bike to work every day, and eating the daily apple, Tim is known around the shop as Mr Inquisitive. He is always asking questions and always smiling.

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    Hope Roberts

    — Furniture Sander —


    Hope is one of the cooler mid-towner’s that works here. You can normally find her giving a tour of the shop to one of her countless friends or family members.

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    Mike Whyte

    — Furniture Sander —


    Mike, or “Big Mike” as he is often called in our weekly Ping Pong Game, is not exactly the youngest buck in the shop, but you sure wouldn’t know it by the way he moves. Youthfulness Abounding.

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    Austin Moore

    — Furniture Sander —


    The only thing this mid-towner enjoys more than making great coffee, is delivering 600lb tables every day. It doesn’t sound like a fun job to most, but he works hard every day and always has a smile on his face.

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    Cody Grube

    — Furniture Finisher —


    Cody is our master finish guy, and one of first employees to work alongside Sam. Cody’s interests outside of the shop include hunting, fishing, and taking care of our beloved Pete.

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    Evan Stein

    — Furniture Finisher —


    Evan, our token Kansas City hipster, works hard all day staining and painting each piece of furniture that comes through—always with a smile!

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    David Pugh

    — Deliveries —


    His beard says more than a little bio ever could – manly, rugged, and a phenomenal finisher of furniture. David brings a lot of energy to the Unruh Furniture family.

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    Pete

    — Shop Dog —


    Every carpentry shop needs a dog and ours is no different. Pete is the ultimate foreman, mastering the art of sitting back and relaxing while others work.