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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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    Hayley Unruh

    — Social + Mom Fund —


    Hayley is Sam’s best friend and co-captain of this vessel. When she’s not wrangling four children, she commands Unruh’s social media and leads our charge on behalf of single moms.

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    Josh Klein

    — Creative —


    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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    Kaleb Kern

    — Production Manager —


    Kaleb loves his wife, his daughter, and his Basset hound Delmar. He also loves the daily surprises of each furniture project and working with a group of guys that he can call friends.

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    Brittany Scott

    — Office Manager —


    Brittany is from northern Michigan and we’re so glad she now calls KC home. She not only manages her family, but manages our Unruh family.

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    Cassidy Unruh

    — Dallas Sales —


    If you need a dose of sunshine, Cassidy is your gal. With a background in interior design and sales she is the perfect person to manage our Dallas showroom.

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    Kaitlin Kusch

    — Kansas City Sales —


    Kaitlin is a KC native with a passion for design, a huge animal lover and loves to craft. She is also one of the more personable people you’ll meet.

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    Cody Grube

    — 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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    Christian Klop

    — 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

    — 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

    — 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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    Adam Thoburn

    — 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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    Josh Melhorn

    — Builder —


    Josh is a self-motivated guy that loves new adventures. He is personable, well traveled, well spoken, and all around fun to be around..

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    Mike Whyte

    — 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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    Luis Trevino

    — Sander —


    Luis is our sanding aficionado who has the most perfect skin due to his vegan diet. He has a servant’s heart, and that makes him an amazing liaison to those who benefit from our Mom’s Fund.

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    Ethan McNemme

    — Deliveries —


    It’s not farfetched to say that Ethan is married to the mission of Unruh. He literally had his wedding in our church. He doesn’t say much; but when he does, he delivers.

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    Ben Gillespie

    — Deliveries —


    By senior year of high school, Ben was spending five hours a day in Wood Shop so Unruh is the perfect work home. Not even two years of D1 college rugby could maul his love of woodworking out of him.

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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.