SVB Wood Floors Blog


Steve Estes

Steve has 30+ years of experience working in the sales and marketing industry. His favorite part about working in the industry is meeting with customers for estimates and giving them the best advice on their projects.
In his spare time he enjoys spending time with family, including his 4 children.

Sarah Cooney

Sarah has over 12 years of customer service experience working for a handful of diverse companies. Her previous experience comes from the health and fitness industry as a personal trainer and wellness coach. Her hobbies stem from her passion for fitness by being outdoors with her English Bulldog Frankie and training for half marathons and sprint triathlons.

Marcus Cooney

Marcus Cooney was born and raised in Belton Mo. He started his flooring career at the age of 18 and has over 13 years of experience in the hardwood flooring industry. Marc holds three certifications with the National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) for Certified Hardwood Installer, Sander and Finisher and one with the Bona Certified Craftsman Program. Marc is currently a part of Production Management for SVB Wood Floors.

In his spare time Marc likes to travel with his Wife of 8 years. Together they have been to 10 different countries on 4 Continents. With a goal to eventually see all 7 Continents! Marc says he really enjoys meeting others from different cultures, but most of all likes the diverse and exotic foods.

John Rudolph

Owner and Vice-President of SVB Wood Floors. John achieved his Craftsman Degree with the National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) where he is also certified in the NWFA. In the office, John takes care of the financial side of SVB. He’s from a family background of Accountants. John attended Loyola University Chicago starting back in 1992.
John has been married since 2000 and has two wonderful children

Steven Butler

Steven Butler has been in the hardwood flooring industry since 1998 and has been with SVB since the company has started 15 years ago. Steven holds his Sales Certification for the National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA). He enjoys working for SVB and truly appreciates the quality of work they perform. Steven is proud to be a part of a company with such unique craftsmanship skills and talents. Steven believes there’s nothing that SVB cannot do to make each project as unique as the client’s needs.

Steven is a busy man at work and at home with his Family.

Tim Beller

As one of the most experienced and knowledgeable staff members since 2013 at SVB Wood Floors, Tim Beller has had 28 years of “Hands on Experience”. Tim would refer to the SVB Sales Staff as the “Hands on Experience” office meaning each staff member has “Hands on Experience” in the Hardwood Flooring Industry. Tim has loved learning all aspects of hardwood flooring since 1987 from Installation Specialist, to Sanding & Finishing, and finally Sales.

When meeting Steve Brattin, Steve expressed his vision and mission for SVB Wood Floors and thought Tim would make a great addition to the team. Tim enjoys SVB’s commitment to quality service and to its employees.

Nicole Ventura

Nicole has had a lot of experience in customer service over the past few years. She truly enjoys being able to speak with customers and meet their needs. Her hobbies, when not working, are going to the gym, reading, and spending time with her family. She also loves to travel and she is fluent in Spanish and enjoys having the opportunity to use that skill whenever possible.

Steven V. Brattin

For over two decades, Steven V. Brattin, President and Owner of SVB Wood Floors have been helping clients with their visions to create elegant wood flooring design choices. Our beliefs have always been and always will be to supply the highest level of quality and customer service to each and every one of our clients.

Steven’s journey in the Flooring Industry began in 1994 as a Flooring Technician learning each and every aspect of the hardwood flooring trade. Steven now holds four different Flooring Certifications, three with the National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA), one with the Bona Certified Craftsman Program and has achieved his Craftsman Degree with the NWFA.
Steven also enjoys involving himself with associations in the Industry, which he currently holds a position on the NWFA Board, NWFA Committee and the National Association of the Remodeling Industry Committee (NARI).

Steven and Vittoria wife of over 15 years with their two beautiful children enjoy going on vacations, going to the lake and love spending quality time together as a Family.