Meet Our People

Ted Gregerson
Chief Executive Officer

Ted Gregerson has operated Abbey Carpet & Floor since 1997. He grew up in Gadsden, AL and graduated from Southside High School. He currently lives in Cedar Bluff, AL with his wife, Tammy. Ted loves working at Abbey Carpet & Floor because of the family atmosphere among its employees, and because we always treat our customers the way we would want to be treated. "I love the flooring business because of the way flooring can totally change the look of the inside of someone's home or place of business." In his free time, Ted loves to golf, travel and watch the Crimson Tide ROLL!

Ron Hurley
President & COO

Ron Hurley has worked for Abbey since 1997. Ron is from Gadsden and currently lives in Jacksonville. Ron loves working with coworkers as individuals and as a team in our company’s commitment to daily improvement and growth. He also enjoys being part of a company that continues to evolve as an industry leader in products, training, and the customer experience. In his free time, Ron enjoys spending time with his nephews and niece, fishing, and watching sports.

Jason Gregerson
Flooring Advisor

Jason Gregerson grew up in the Gadsden and lives in Southside area. He has been with Abbey for over 20 years. He loves to sell and enjoys meeting new customers and helping them improve the look of their homes. Jason enjoys working for Abbey as well because of all the employee benefits and family environment our company provides. In his free time, Jason enjoys watching sports and vacationing.

Sheldon Ragland
Flooring Advisor

Sheldon Ragland is from Gadsden where he lives with his wife, Mackele, and their children. Sheldon started working for Abbey in 2003 and loves interacting with customers. He enjoys selling and working for a company that strives to keep employees happy and stress to a minimum. In his free time, Sheldon finds enjoyment and relaxation in fishing.

Sharon Rutherford
Contract Sales

Sharon Rutherford has been with Abbey for over 10 years and lives in Jacksonville, AL with her husband, Alan. For Sharon, the best thing about working for Abbey is the outstanding people and being a part of helping the business grow. She loves assisting customers with decorating their homes and selecting the right flooring to fit their needs and enjoys helping commercial clients achieve their dream looks for their businesses. In her spare time, Sharon loves going to Alabama football games with her family, cooking, gardening, shopping, and is involved in several community organizations. She serves as Vice President and Membership Chairman of the Calhoun County Homebuilders Association and is a three-time recipient of the Associate of the Year award. She is the Membership Chairman of the Anniston Lion's Club and was awarded their prestigious Melvin Jones Award.

Kathy Gregerson
Store Manager

Kathy Gregerson joined us in 2005 and is our Store Manager. She is originally from Rome, GA but has called Sand Rock home for most of her life. Kathy loves helping customers design their house into a home. 

Kathy and her husband Aaron have one child, Kala Grace. Kathy enjoys spending time with my family and friends and doing anything outdoors. Oh yea, and WAR EAGLE!!

Tammy Gregerson
Special Events Coordinator

Tammy Gregerson is the Special Events Coordinator at Abbey and is originally from Mableton, Georgia, where she lived until 1990. Tammy is married to Ted Gregerson, and they currently call Cedar Bluff, Alabama, home. She loves hosting customers and making sure they enjoy their time inside the Abbey Showroom. "At Abbey we are like a family, and we strive to give our customers the best floor buying experience." In her spare time, Tammy enjoys traveling with Ted and watching the Crimson Tide play football.

Vanessa Pope
Administrative Assistant

Vanessa Pope joined our team as Administrative Assistant in September, 2019. She is originally from Weaver, AL, but has lived in Oxford for the last several years with her husband, Nick, and their two sons. Vanessa loves being a part of the Abbey family and learning all she can about the flooring and home renovation business. In her free time, Vanessa is all about family, whether she’s enjoying watching her boys play soccer or visiting with her parents. She also enjoys a good TV binge session on the couch!

Kala Gregerson
Sales Support

Kala was born and raised in Alabama and currently calls Sand Rock, AL her home. Kala is the daughter of our store manager, Kathy, and has been a familiar face around Abbey, practically since she could walk. Kala has lent a hand during many in-store and community events in which Abbey has participated, and we are excited to have her officially join our team part-time in a sales support position. She enjoys the laid-back atmosphere, fun environment, and jokes among coworkers in our showroom. In her free time, Kala enjoys playing football and watching the Auburn Tigers and Kansas City Chiefs. She also loves hanging out with her cousin and spending time with friends and family. War Eagle and Go Chiefs!

Mark Arnold
Flooring Advisor

Mark is the newest member of the Abbey team. Mark is originally from Columbus, GA, but has lived in Fort Payne most of his life with his wife Michelle and daughter Betsy. He is excited to help people turn their houses into their dream homes. In his free time he enjoys golf, fishing, and spending time with family.