History & Meet the Team
RPS Carpet and Flooring Wholesalers is a family owned and operated business located in Baltimore, Maryland. We’ve served our community for over 25 years with beautiful carpet, hardwood flooring, luxury vinyl tile flooring, and commercial flooring solutions. Stop by our flooring showroom and now our most recent addition – our tile and stone showroom — to see our wide array of choices. We aim to provide superior products at competitive prices, give you the best customer service possible, and always have plenty of inventory for our in-stock items.
How are We Different from Other Wholesalers?
Quality Products at Competitive Prices
Flooring doesn’t have to be overpriced or underperforming! We stock high quality flooring products at very reasonable prices to give you the performance you need at the price you want. Many of our flooring products come with additional warranties to ensure that you are satisfied.
Fantastic Customer Service
We are a customer-centered business and strive to make sure that you are completely happy with your residential or commercial flooring. Our knowledgeable showroom staff can help guide you through the selection and buying process and our warehouse staff will quickly gather your order to take home the same day. Not sure how to install your flooring? We also offer residential and commercial flooring installation and removal.
Plenty of In-Stock Flooring and Tile & Stone Choices
Many showrooms place an order for flooring after you make a decision, but we already have hundreds of types and styles of flooring in stock. If you need flooring right away, we can meet your need quickly and professionally. If the flooring you want isn’t in stock or you need more square footage, we can place a special order to get it for you quickly.
Family Owned and Operated
We’re happy to be a family owned and operated business, and we treat all of our customers like they’re part of the family.
Every member of our team, from the showroom to our warehouse, has years of experience in the carpet and flooring industry:
Rob Smith, Owner
Rob has over 20 years of experience working with some of the largest players in the floor covering industry. He started his own business in 2012, and since then has opened the doors at RPS Carpet and Flooring Wholesalers in Baltimore, MD. RPS serves the needs of both residential homeowners and business customers, including many interior designers/decorators and property managers as well as home builders. Rob is proud of his family owned and run business, and is well known for his quality work and service in the community.
Robby, Rob’s son, is a key player helping run the daily operations at RPS. You can find him helping customers on the sales floor, assisting in the warehouse or making deliveries. His knowledge comes from being around the flooring business his entire life.
Butch Fields, General Manager
Butch joined the team in 2019 and has over 35 years in the flooring industry. He overseas the day-to-day operation of RPS Carpet and Flooring. His wealth of knowledge is unmatched in the industry.
Tim White, Sales
Tim started with RPS as an outside sales rep in 2015. He has more than 35 years in the flooring industry. He spent 28 of those years as a private installer, so he understands all aspects of the customer’s needs. He’s experienced in residential, commercial, and government projects.
Vickie, Purchasing Manager and Sales
Vickie joined the family in the fall of 2016 as our business grew. She brings over 10 years of experience and knowledge in the flooring business. She happily provides sales support, financial support, and customer service.
Brian Cerney, Operations Manager
Brian came on board in 2017. You’ll find him in the warehouse overseeing logistics, inventory, and deliveries. Brian runs a very tight and clean ship.
Chris Wittig, Warehouse Staff
Chris Joined the RPS team in 2018. He assists Brian with the overall logistics of the warehouse. He plays a key role in running the whole operation.
Ron Harris, Warehouse Staff
Ron became a member of the team in 2019. Coming out of retirement, he jumps in and does whatever it takes to help the warehouse run smoothly. You will also see him as he delivers material to some of our top customers.
Bob Marchsteiner , Warehouse Staff
Bob joined the RPS team in 2020. You will most likely see Bob on the cutting machine as he fills customer’s orders. He also helps keeps the warehouse spic n span.
Celeste McDonald, Accounts Payable / Receivable Manager
Celeste keeps the financial side of the business flowing smoothly. She also keeps a close eye on the company’s inventory levels, making sure we always have everything in stock.
Rick Patton, Inside Sales and Showroom Manager
Rick Patton joined the RPS family recently and comes from a large retail operation with 29 years experience in the carpet and flooring business.
Cindy Damion, Counter Sales
Cindy joined the RPS team in 2020. She picked up the flooring lingo very quickly, as if she was in the business for years. She is bilingual and a huge asset for our team.