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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

    — Accounting —

    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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    Kaitlin Kusch

    — Dallas 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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    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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    Josh Melhorn

    — Builder —

    Josh is a self-motivated guy who 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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    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.

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    Derek Waite

    — Builders —

    Derek’s skills stem from his 10 years working as a carpenter. When he isn’t working he is throwing together culinary masterpieces at home. His hearty laugh can be heard throughout the shop.

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    Kim Ackley

    — Sander —

    Kim may be small, but her impact on the shop’s productivity is huge. Growing up working for her dad at his construction company got her a start in craftsmanship very young.

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    Laura Bowling

    — Stain —

    Our beautiful stains can be credited to Laura. A self-taught craftswoman, her passion for technique started in her own home, building furniture for her, her fiancé and their 4-year-old son.

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    Scout Marshall

    — Office Manager —

    Scout is an artist with a gypsy spirit that has led her to live in many places. From Italy to New York to New Mexico, she found herself very happy to put down roots here in Kansas City.

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    Matt Lafferty

    — Builder —

    Matt is another Kansas City native on our team. When he isn’t building furniture with us, he’s got a lot on his plate with his four dogs.

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    Riley Hoffman

    — Builder —

    Although Riley has a degree in business, he quickly found the cubicle life was not for him. He spent a year in Wyoming building barns before returning to his homeland and joining our team.

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    Joel Goodwin

    — Delivery —

    Thanks to Joel, you won’t lift a finger getting our furniture in your home. He is our head of delivery and drives the Unruh truck, but his preferred method of transportation is his bicycle. No matter the season.