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Get to know the pros at A Plus Carpet and Flooring

Eric Rome

Born at GBMC in Baltimore in 1971, Eric is a life long resident of Howard County. A Plus Carpet & Flooring was founded on the farm where he grew up, in 1999. The company grew to its current 17,000 +/- sqft facility located on Red Branch Road, which now employs over 45 people.

Eric is a hands-on owner that enjoys interacting with customers and is knowledgeable about how to install most types of flooring. This gives him a true understanding of which materials work best in their proper place.

Eric graduated from Mount Hebron High in Howard County and proceeded to Towson State University where he earned his BS in the school of business with a concentration in marketing.

He is also a licensed realtor in the state of Maryland, though he does not practice. Eric loves scuba diving and earned a Master Scuba Diver certificate from Columbia Scuba. He is also competitive in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and has competed in NYC, Miami and Brazil, receiving two championship gold medals.

Jessica Rome

Jessica Rome is the vice president of A Plus Carpet and Flooring, and the proud wife to owner, Eric Rome. This patient wife and hard working woman is also the mother of three adorable little ladies, the future of A Plus! Jessica says that she has greatly enjoyed watching their company grow over the years into a successful, thriving business.

What many may not know is that A Plus started out in the family’s home. Over the years, sales increased and new clients came on board, allowing them to relocate to a new facility. This new showroom will allow clients to have a more pleasurable experience while choosing their flooring needs.

Jessica is also proud of the team at A Plus because they are hardworking and amazing, and each and every one of them are 100% committed to their client’s needs. Jessica promises that you will find their entire staff a pleasure to deal with, and she looks forward to your business and seeing a smile on your face.
In her personal time, Jessica enjoys skydiving, taking vacations, spending time with her family, and working at A Plus Carpet and Flooring.

Carlos Marquez

Carlos Rene Marquez is employed as a site inspector at A Plus Carpet and Flooring. Carlos says his two favorite things about working at A Plus are the amazing workplace environment and the dedication he sees from the employees day after day. These qualities make him incredibly happy to be a part of the A Plus team.

Carlos thinks it is important for people to know what quality people are employed at A Plus Carpet and Flooring, a locally, family owned company. With such a wonderful staff, you can be sure as a client, your needs will always be met. He is proud to be a part of a team where the staff are excited for each project and put focus into every job.

In his spare time, Carlos enjoys playing the piano, catching up on television, thanking God for his blessings, and spending time with his amazing family.

Shaun Kaptain

Shaun is a manager with A Plus Carpet, and was born and raised locally in Baltimore, Maryland.

Shaun says that one of the reasons customers should work with A Plus is because the staff always try their very best to make the client happy.

Shaun is married to his lovely wife Jennifer, and he is the father to two girls, who are 8 years old and 8 months old. In his spare time, Shaun enjoys listening to music (his favorite band is Rush) and watching sports (his favorite football team is the Philadelphia Eagles).

Jonathan Greeson

Jonathan is a Design Consultant at A Plus Carpet and Flooring. He has been in the industry for over 20 years and is proud after all these years to be serving and helping customers with the knowledge of his craft. Being a new addition to A Plus Carpet and Flooring, e has been grateful to work for a company that supports and teaches him so he may perform at the best of his abilities. Jonathan strives to get his clients the very best flooring that fits their needs for their home or project while taking their budget into consideration.

Jonathan has lived in the Anne Arundel county area for his whole 40 years of life. His interest are music, dancing, playing lacrosse and watching sports. He has a 15 year old son that plays hockey for DeMatha catholic high in which he enjoys the life of being a hockey dad.

Tim Gill

Timothy Gill works for A Plus Carpet and Flooring as a carpet cleaning technician, and says that A Plus is a great workplace full of incredibly nice people. Timothy says that he enjoys the feeling of teamwork at A Plus, and takes pride in the A Plus team’s ability to provide respectful, polite and helpful service to their clients.

He says that the A Plus team prides themselves on being extremely well- qualified and they know what they are doing, which allows them to provide accurate products and services to every one of their clients.

Timothy’s hobbies include playing a variety of sports, including baseball and football. He also enjoys spending time with his family when he is not hard at work. Timothy lives in Catonsville, Maryland where he has spent his entire life.

John Hinzman

John is a Sales Executive for A Plus Carpet and Flooring and has been a Howard County resident for 35 years. His passion for the industry and designing has helped many customers at A Plus Carpet and Flooring, truly enjoy their buying experience. Working for a company that takes pride in their products, workmanship and customer relationships, makes it an enjoyable work environment, said John. When John is not working at A Plus, he enjoys spending time with his family, traveling and relaxing at home.

Gene Windsor


Rome Family

Eric Rome and Family – Alexa, Mia and Emma, the future of A Plus Carpet and Flooring.