Derry Weaver, Owner and CEO
Derry Weaver is the owner and CEO of D&S Flooring, which he founded in December of 2014 with his wife. Derry has over 28 years of experience in the flooring industry having started installing tile as a teenager and never quit! Derry is a man of integrity whose aim in business and life is to honor Jesus Christ (2 Corinthians 5:9) and have fun while doing it!
Born and raised in Lancaster County, PA, Derry grew up working on his dad’s chicken farm where he learned the value of hard work and just how much he’d rather be doing something else for a living. 😂 He still eats eggs though and will take the sunny side up, thank you very much. Amidst the demands of running an ever-growing business with the complexity of coordinating construction schedules, Derry maintains a lifestyle of worship with an active commitment to his local church. He also takes the time with his family to get away to the cabin every once in a while for fun and recreation.
Flooring of Choice for Your Home: Ceramic tile.
Family: Married to his bride Sherri since September 1993! Together they they have 5 children and 1 daughter-in-law.
Sherri Weaver, Accounts Manager
Sherri Weaver is Derry’s lovely wife who manages the books and takes care of more details than we can count. Her invaluable work in accounts payable, filing, banking, cleaning, and whatever else is needed truly holds D&S together.
Sherri grew up in Lancaster county and loves spending time with her family, especially when they go boating! She and Derry are active at Ephrata Community Church. Sherri also volunteers at ELCO school district at Release Time, a program designed to teach the Bible to 3rd through 5th graders. She’s also a baby whisperer and can calm even the most colicky infant. Sherri is amazing!
Flooring of Choice for Your Home: Tile all the way. She’s never had hardwood in her home, but she likes to the look of hardwood flooring.
Family: Sherri is married to Derry, and together they have 5 children and 1 daughter-in-law.
Lee Ritz, Contract Sales Manager
Meet Lee Ritz! Lee lives in Denver, PA with his wife Joyce. Lee has been working with Derry on flooring projects for 11 years prior to D&S's beginnings. In the spring of 2015 Lee became D&S's first full-time employee. Lee helps shoulder many of Derry's responsibilities. He primarily manages commercial flooring sales and also executes retail sales and support, estimating, customer consultation, and scheduling. Lee is also known to wash the occasional dish in the break room while singing praise songs!
Flooring of Choice for Your Home: Karndean Art Select Hickory Peppercorn LVT and Mohawk Smart Strand Carpets in the bedrooms. #TopOfTheLine #Classy 👌🏼
Family: Lee is married to Joyce, and together they have 5 children and 8 grandchildren and two more on the way.
Lester Miller, Warehouse and Marketing Manager
Lester began working at D&S Flooring in September 2015. His role is to manage the warehouse and advertising strategy. His strengths are communication, organization, attention to detail, and finishing tasks. He also has a strong grip on flooring industry knowledge and often orders flooring materials and supplies.
Before moving to Ephrata, PA, Lester worked and attended church in Reading, PA, famous for its spot on the Monopoly board. His favorite Bible passage is Psalm 27. Excellent choice!
Flooring of Choice for Your Home: Glue-down LVP.
Family: Lester has a son named Aaron, and his well-beloved mother, Francis, lives nearby in Reading.
Josh Tangert, Contract Sales
Josh Tangert began working for D&S Flooring in May of 2017. He is employed in contract sales where his role is to bid jobs and work with customers to bring their flooring visions to reality. He also helps everyone in any way he can. Josh brings a lot of laughs as well as an excellent work ethic to the team. His willingness to learn and professionalism on the job are already strengthening our company as well as helping many customers. Josh is reliable.
Josh was born on a leap year in 1984. So technically, he's only 9 years old until 2020 when he will celebrate his 10th birthday.
Flooring of Choice for Your Home: Glue-down LVP!
Family: He is married to Audrey and together they have 3 children.
Josh Plank, Lead Technician
We are so happy to have Josh on board as an installer. Despite the confusion of having two people named Josh (both hired in 2017), we are thrilled to have him on the team! Josh is credentialed in vinyl and linoleum installation, and he comes with years of experience in wood, carpet, and tile installation as well. His wealth of floor industry knowledge is already contributing significantly to the company. He installed all the vinyl flooring in our new showroom space and it looks great!
For Fun: Josh is the tallest employee at D&S at 6' 4".
Family: Josh is happily married to Lauren.
Mike Marinari, Flooring Technician
Mike Marinari joined the D&S Flooring team in January of 2018. Mike brings over 16 years of flooring experience to the company. We have his dad to thank for teaching him the flooring trade at a young age. He took his first summer job as a 14 year old installing floors for a company in York, PA. Mike does it all: tile, hardwood, resilient (vinyl), stone, carpet, and more. He's most experienced in carpet and really enjoys custom carpet jobs installing carpet on stairs. Being on the D&S team excites Mike because of Derry's positive reputation with contractors, customers, and those in the community.
Mike hails from Lancaster county having grown up in the Strasburg, PA area. He likes to spend his free time serving alongside friends both on projects and service to those in need!
Flooring of Choice for Your Home: Sheet vinyl, an ideal choice for a family dwelling.
Family: Mike is happily married to Jenni and together they have 3 children.
"And the King will answer and say to them, ‘Assuredly, I say to you, inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these My brethren, you did it to Me.’" - Matthew 25:40
Jason Snyder, Flooring Technician
Jason joined the D&S team in May of 2018. He brings a wealth of experience to the company with 14 years in the flooring industry. Jason was born in Denver, PA and has grown up in the Lancaster area. So he understands shoo fly pie and safely avoiding buggies while operating the company vehicle. He can install and repair almost any type of flooring, but he specializes in hard surfaces including hardwood, tile, resilient tile (LVT) and plank (LVP), stone, and other similar applications. We're excited to have him on board!
For Fun: At one point, Jason would have rivaled the women in the company for longest hair!
Family: Jason is married to Ashlee and together they have two boys and reside in Ephrata, PA.
Roger Martin, Flooring Technician
Roger began working with D&S Flooring in July of 2018. We’re just as excited as he is to have him working on the D&S team. As a God-fearing man, Roger is motivated to serve the company with excellence, and as a working man since his high school days, his extensive years of experience in construction, agriculture, management, office work, purchasing, accounting, and customer interactions adds a broader scope of understanding and a depth of knowledge to the company. In addition to his 27 year work history, he comes with a lot of personality, his favorite movie being ‘Dumb and Dumber’. So fun! Another remarkable fact about Roger is his love for mushrooms. #MushLove Roger has been known to down an entire 10 pound box of fresh mushrooms at a rate of two weeks or less!
Out on the field, he really loves seeing a job come together whether it’s a tile install or a flooring project. When he gets to see the finished product and the customers’ satisfaction, it brings him a great sense of fulfillment. Other fulfilling things in his life include golf, hunting, and travel especially with his wife 😍.
Flooring of Choice for Your Home: (Without question) Resilient Luxury Vinyl Plank (LVP) and Resilient Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT).
Family: Roger and his wife Robin reside in Denver, PA with their 3 teenage kids. Though September 2018 inaugurated their new season as parents of a 20 year old!
Darryl Mowrer, Flooring Technician
Darryl Mowrer joined the D&S team October 2018 as a full-time installation technician. He comes to us with over 30 years of experience in the flooring industry, and we are honored he’s part of our crew.
Darryl grew up in southern Lancaster county in Georgetown and graduated from Solanco high school. Keeping alive the D&S tradition of working with egg-laying chickens, Darryl labored for Trout’s Eggs for 5 years before jumping with both feet into the flooring world in 1983; the same year NASA sent the first woman into space! Given the choice, he’ll take his steak medium rare and enjoys fishing as a hobby. He and his wife like to take small trips together whenever they can!
Flooring of Choice for Your Home: A high-quality (high-priced) laminate and soft and comfy carpet for the living room!
Family: Darryl is married to Nikki and together have 2 sons.
Jesse Estes, Assistant Flooring Technician
Jesse Estes joined the D&S Flooring team in October 2018 assisting Mike Marinari on projects. A real handyman, Jesse is a great fit as a flooring technician with experience on dairy and egg farms, house painting, raising produce, and building custom cabinets and furniture for 8 ½ years.
Jesse hails from Georgia, the peach state, and currently resides in Schaefferstown, PA. He is a man of faith in Jesus and makes it his aim to honor God in all he does! Jesse enjoys serving people however he can, woodworking, and farm animals.
Flooring of Choice for Your Home: Congoleum Cleo Contract flooring, a new eco-friendly resilient flooring made with 85% limestone and comes in several types with a variety of designs. This video will give you an idea.
Family: Jesse’s parents Stephen and Ruth live in Georgia, and his brother Joshua lives in Myerstown, PA, with his wife and their son. Jesse also has a sister who lives in Maine.
Nick Mousetis, Prayer & Marketing
Derry hired Nick in August 2015 as the company's intercessor, which means he prays for the company, asking God to bless the workers, to give the leadership wisdom for decisions, and to help us all to bring glory to Jesus as we do our jobs. He also works in marketing, overseeing our presentation in the digital space and in advertising, having learned a lot of those skills from our friends over at Sparrow Websites! Check them out. #ShamelessPlug
Nick was born in California and grew up 7 miles from the beach. In 1995 his family moved to Lititz, PA leaving Nick fearful he would have to attend a one-room schoolhouse and forsake electricity. Thankfully those fears never materialized, and he now loves it here and enjoys Gene Wenger Ham Loaf as he happily resides in Ephrata with his wife Lindsey and 3 wonderful kids.
Flooring of Choice for Your Home: Resilient Luxury Vinyl Plank. As a matter of fact, in the spring of 2018 he purchased Mannington Adura Max LVP, color: Meridian Carbon for his kitchen and mudroom from D&S and had the privilege of Mike Marinari, flooring technician extraordinaire, install it. They are super pleased with the floor!
Cherish Weaver, Secretary
Cherish Weaver is the oldest daughter of Derry and Sherri. Cherish contributes to D&S in many ways from cleaning and organizing the showroom to clerical work in the office and assisting in promotions. Cherish is full of joy and is very active in church, school, and extra-curricular sport and artistic programs.
For Fun: Cherish likes to perform in her high-school's musicals.
Family: She's the 3rd oldest of the Weaver kids after her oldest brother Jordan and second oldest brother Jared. After her are Hannah then Jude, the youngest.
Jared Weaver, Seasonal Laborer
Jared Weaver, son of owners Derry and Sherri Weaver, puts the "s" on Derry and Sons Flooring LLC as the second son working here. In the summer of 2016, he assisted in the warehouse. The following summer, he was added to installation teams installing in tile, hardwood, vinyl, and hardwood jobs. Jared steps in to help in many other ways whenever needed. We appreciate his presence and his help seasonally.
For Fun: Most notably, as a pole vaulter in high school, Jared can stand on his hands for a million years. As a senior in high school, he broke his school's pole vault record.
Family: Jared is son of Derry and Sherri Weaver and has 4 siblings.
Grant Brubaker, Seasonal Laborer
Grant Brubaker works for D&S during the summer and other school breaks. Grant assists in the showroom, warehouse, and out on projects often with Josh Plank. We've appreciated his help and his attention to detail.
For Fun: Grant might actually be Superman because sometimes he wears glasses and sometimes he doesn't.
Family: Grant is son to Dale and Sharon and has 3 brothers.
Kyle Brubaker, Seasonal Laborer
3rd in the Brubaker line of 4 boys, Kyle, Grant's younger brother, joined us at D&S in the summer of 2018. He's a down-to-earth young person with a great work ethic and a willingness to serve and learn on the job. Kyle attends ELCO HS where he mostly enjoys the social interaction. If he had to choose his favorite subject, it would be history. How about that?! His favorite food is bacon. Enough said. Maybe because he's still working on getting his driver's license, his favorite hobby is mountain biking...
For Fun: Working at D&S is his first full-time job! Woot woot 🙌🏼
Family: As mentioned, Kyle is the younger brother to Grant and is 3rd in the line of 4 boys. His parents are Dale and Sharon, and they all reside happily in Newmanstown, PA (population 1,536). #SmallTownPride