Our Team Luxury Flooring & Design | Ken's Carpet, Inc.


Ken Walpole, Owner

Ken Walpole started Ken's Carpets and Flooring to provide high quality, environmentally conscious products to Marin County. Ken's Carpets and Flooring offers recyclable and biodegradable materials with first-rate products. Ken's Carpets and Flooring opened in San Rafael in 2002 and is currently located on the Miracle Mile at 1914 4th Street. Ken's Carpets and Flooring is licensed (California License 813197) and bonded -- offering first class service to Marin.

Ken brings more than 30 years of carpet and flooring industry experience. Ken is a licensed contractor and a member of the World Floor Covering Association, National Wood Flooring Association, ASID Member and the International Design Guild. His local experience as a flooring consultant in the North Bay prepared him well to start his own business with his wife Ann. With his knowledge and passion for customer service, Ken's broad experience in the industry sets Ken's Carpets and Flooring apart from any other similar business in Marin.


Ann Shartsis, Showroom Manager


Luke Swann, Flooring & Design Consultant

When you come into Ken's Carpets Luke is one of the friendly faces that will greet you when you come in the door.

Luke not only has the flooring experience but he is also a Marin County native. He has lived in the North Bay for over 25 years and is a proud Marin County resident and parent. Luke graduated from Novato High School and continued his education at University of Nevada Las Vegas on an athletic scholarship.

With over 16 years of experience in the floor covering business Luke is sure to help you navigate the fabulous products in Ken's Carpets and Flooring Showroom. His desire to continually learn about the latest technology and products in our industry makes him a great asset to Ken's Carpets and our customers. Luke is passionate about finding his customers the best flooring solutions, so come into Ken's Carpets and let Luke find you the floors of your dreams! 


Danny Riviera, Warehouse Manager

Danny is our fantastic warehouse manager and the one that keeps our warehouse operation running smoothly so we can best assist our customers when it comes to install day. 


Jose Alvizuris, Certified Flooring Installer