GET TO KNOW OUR TEAM

As our customers have come to love our fabulous rugs and quality service, you have requested more information about Capel and the people behind the rugs. Starting this month, we will feature 2 team members, from different departments, whose talents help us create rugs that beautify your homes. We hope you enjoy getting to know us and some Capel history along the way.

Jerrian

Name: John
Department: Imports

  1. How long have you worked at Capel? 26 years

  2. What role do you play in making rugs that beautify our customers’ homes? I am in our Import Department and am involved in sourcing rugs from countries, such as India, Belgium and Turkey.

  3. What do you enjoy doing when you are not at work? I play bass guitar and am in a couple of bands. I also enjoy water sports and golf.

  4. What is a favorite memory or funny story of working at Capel? The various 100 year anniversary celebrations are some of my favorite memories.

  5. What is your favorite rug? They change all the time, but for now I will say our Charise collection of hand knots.

  6. Do you have any other family members that also work, or have worked at Capel Rugs? My brother worked at the Troy retail store when he was in high school.


Jerrian

Name: Mary
Department: Sewing

  1. How long have you worked at Capel? I started in December 1993 when I was 19.

  2. What role do you play in making rugs that beautify our customers’ homes? I do custom samples, hanging canvas displays, baskets, and several other things.

  3. What do you enjoy doing when you are not at work? I enjoy yardwork and watching birds and animals play in our yard.

  4. What is a favorite memory or funny story of working at Capel? The 100th anniversary luncheon was my favorite memory.

  5. What is your favorite rug? Plymouth Black

  6. Do you have any other family members that also work, or have worked at Capel Rugs?  Most of my husband’s family has worked for Capel. I met my husband here.