Real Floors Corporate Office

Adam Brookner

President and CEO
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with Real since 2006

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After growing up in the industry, Adam officially joined the Real Floors family in 2006 as the Director of Business Development and promptly began learning the ins and outs of the business. In 2008, Adam earned an MBA from Emory's Goizueta School of Business and became the company's Executive Vice President with the charge of growing the organization's footprint beyond Atlanta. Thanks to successful openings in Charlotte, Greenville, and Orlando, Adam took on the roles of President in 2014 and CEO in 2017. A firm believer in the power of Core Values and treating people fairly, Adam is laser-focused on achieving the company's vision of becoming the most trusted and relied-upon flooring provider in the country. 

Jack Weissman

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with Real since 1994

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Jack has been the CFO of Real Floors since 1994 and is universally recognized due to his longtime involvement in the Atlanta and Mid-Georgia Apartment Associations, where he has served on their BOD and received various awards. Jack also serves on the BOD of the Georgia Apartment Industry Education Foundation, where he and his wife Ellen helped establish and run their annual Peggy Waskom Super Bowl fundraiser. He also collects industry birthdays and enjoys sending birthday wishes to his extensive list every day. Prior to joining Real Floors, Jack worked 9 years on the owner/manager side, primarily with The Sterling Group, which developed and managed apartment communities in several states. He has an accounting degree from the University of Florida (Go Gators!) and received his CPA while working with Price Waterhouse in Tampa, where he was born and raised. Jack enjoys spending his free time working out and traveling (mostly to Disney) with his wife Ellen. He also has 2 sons, Scott and David, along with a stepson, Tyler, and a stepdaughter, Teryl.

Tom Cunningham

Executive Vice President
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with Real since 1995

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Tom has been an important part of Real Floors for more than 20 years. He began as an Account Executive and was in the field for almost 10 years. During this time, he learned the nuances of the multifamily flooring industry. In 2005, he was promoted to Sales Manager and was eventually promoted to his current position of Executive Vice President of Sales. Tom plays a vital role in managing our dynamic sales force. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family and playing golf and tennis.

Mike Palmer

Executive Vice President
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with Real since 2005

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Mike has been at Real Floors since 2005 and has served as the VP of Sales for Alabama for the last 5 years. His position has him travelling across the state of Alabama solving problems and managing the daily operations of three stores. Mike has also served on the Board of Directors for the Greater Birmingham Apartment Association and is a graduate of the University of Alabama. He is a HUGE Tide football fan and proud father of three boys, all of whom have him as their coach.

Valerie Durkin

Senior Vice President of Business Development
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with Real since 2004

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Valerie joined Real Floors in 2004 as an Account Executive and has held positions of increasing responsibility, including Director of Corporate Relations and most recently Vice President of Business Development. In her role, Valerie partners with corporate clients across the country to provide solutions driven outcomes for their portfolios. She is a natural relationship builder and is responsible for developing creative, multi-market agreements. In her role on the Membership Advisory for the Atlanta Apartment Association, she has served as an effective leader of the group for over a decade. In 2011, she was honored with AAA’s Vendor of the Year Award and has been named Ambassador of the Year twice (2005 and 2010). Valerie is a graduate of Boston University where she earned a B.S. in Journalism. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her two children. She is an avid Cross-fitter, loves sports (Go Falcons! Go Braves! Go Dawgs!) and enjoys traveling with her family.

Bryan Taylor

Executive Vice President of Operations
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with Real since 2006

Philip Klinkenberg

Vice President of Business Development
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with Real since 2008

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Philip started with Real Floors in December of 2008, but his career in the multifamily industry began back in 1991 at For Rent Magazine. His strong client base has been built over the years and most of his industry partners count Philip among their friends. As a native Atlantan and graduate of the University of Georgia, Philip enjoys college football, spending time with his family, friends, his two dogs (Lola & Piper), biking, hiking, traveling and spending weekends away in the North Georgia mountains. Philip is a certified Spin Instructor and also holds his GA Real Estate license.

Brandi Robelotto

Director of Business Development – Carolinas
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with Real since 2014

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Brandi Robelotto joined the Real Floors family in 2014 as an AE in Charlotte, NC. In 2017 she became a part of the Corporate Sales Team as Director of Corporate Relations - Carolinas. She brings with her 25 years of Property Management service and experience. Throughout her tenure she has been involved with many Apartment Associations in the Carolinas and was proud to serve three terms on the Greater Charlotte Apartment Association Board of Directors as well as the Products and Service Council President. Brandi is married to Michael, has two daughters, Stephanie and Megan and two fur babies, Jeter and Sofie.

Deandra Bryant

Vice President of Sales Development
with Real since 2005

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Deandra joined Real Floors in 2005 as our top Account Executive for 15 years before moving into the role of Director of Sales and most recently Vice President of Sales Development. In her role, Deandra helps develop our account executives and also partners with corporate clients across the country to provide solutions driven outcomes for their portfolios. She brings with her 25 years of multifamily experience. Throughout her tenure she has been involved with Atlanta Apartment Association and serving on several committees. In her free time, she enjoys traveling with her husband, Josh. She loves animals but her favorite one is Ronald, her cat.

Shirley Benjamin

Vice President
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with Real since 2010

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Shirley joined Real Floors in 2010 after a 30 year career in the title and escrow industry, where she ascended to the position of VP of Escrow over 17 branches. As Controller, her primary focus at Real Floors is the cash flow; however, she is also involved in event planning, renovation, staffing, and basically anything else needing attention. She is thrilled to be able to get to do what she loves every day – assist the “team”. When she isn’t creating reports, she’s passionate about her family and pets. Originally from Indiana, Shirley spent most of her professional life in Arizona and studied Elementary Education at Capital University in Columbus, Ohio.

Tammy Daugherty

Vice President of Operations
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with Real since 1993

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Tammy started her career with Real Floors as a Customer Service Representative in 1993 and quickly began to take on more responsibility. Due to her tenacity and thorough knowledge of the system, Tammy moved up to Purchasing and then established herself as the Assistant to the President. In this role, Tammy was the chief architect in creating the processes and systems necessary to accommodate the company’s rapid growth. In 2013, Tammy was promoted to Vice President of Operations where she has continued her work in training, expanding the company’s use of technology, and developing better ways for the company to operate efficiently. At home, Tammy likes to read, hike, garden and work out. She also enjoys spending time with her beautiful daughter Mandy.

Andrew Clark

Regional VP
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with Real since 1998

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Andrew learned the flooring world first-hand as a commercial flooring installer. In 1998, he put his hands-on knowledge to further use and joined Real Floors as a Quality Control technician. Andrew has worked his way up the ladder and has excelled in his current position as Regional Vice President. He is a huge music fan who also enjoys football and driving his orange Corvette.

Michael Black

Regional VP
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with Real since 2005

Jason Bourgeois

Regional VP
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with Real since 2004

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Jason has steadily risen up the ranks throughout his tenure with Real Floors. Beginning his career as an Account Executive, Jason quickly realized what it would take to be successful. He then took those lessons and used them in his position of Sales Manager in the Atlanta branch. Based on his performance in the sales management role, along with his keen business instincts, Jason was promoted to Regional Vice President over Georgia in mid-2016.

Kris Lynch

Regional VP
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with Real since 2011

Edmund Reaves

Director of Training
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with Real since 2015

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Edmund came to Real Floors with a wealth of flooring experience at both Sherwin-Williams and Floor and Decor. In his role as Training Director, Edmund has been instrumental in developing training programs for new employees and standardizing processes in multiple departments.

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