Our Team

Our Team

Bob and Heidi Buhl

Bob and his wife Heidi have owned and operated Phillips Flooring America since 1992. His original involvement in the floor covering industry was as a sales rep and manager for several carpet mills in California from 1976 to 1992. Bob’s passion with Phillips Flooring America has been to provide outstanding customer service ( a 96% Customer Service Rating for Satisfied Customers). He is extremely proud of the Phillips team of professional sales advisers that work with him. He and Heidi have been married for 39 years with 2 grown children (Robin & Scott) that they are very proud of. Bob’s favorite free time activities are traveling, music, and being a basketball fan.

Sandy Clark

Sandy joined the Phillips design team in the fall of 99′. With the vast knowledge and keen design sense of products offered today, Sandy will enhance your home’s value with everything needed to refreshen your space, while helping you save time, money and headaches throughout your project. Sandy is passionate about working with people. When it comes to customer service, flexibility, reliability and expert design advise, Sandy is ready to tackle any challenge. Previous projects ranged in sizes from large scale new construction and entire house designs to smaller kitchen and bath remodels.Come into our showroom ask Sandy which product will be the best fit in your space.

Cathy Lindquist

Born into a floor covering family, Cathy has familiarity with most every aspect of the industry. Her own career spans over 30 years, with skills honed through working in the wholesale or technical realms of flooring. Excelling in space planning and innovative solutions she became the consultant to movie studios and set designers. Moving to the Central Coast over 20 years ago, Cathy chose retail sales and design for a more personal touch. With a Smith College degree in ethics and sociology, Cathy brings professionalism, creativity, and vast knowledge to every project. Her meticulous attention to detail combined with an enthusiastic and thoughtful approach transform the search for new flooring into a uniquely rewarding experience.

Dave Huwaldt

Dave has been with Phillips Flooring America since 1982. With his over 35 years of experience, Dave has extensive knowledge of all the products and services Phillips has to offer. As a licensed general contractor, homeowners, business owners, and project managers are assured quality products, craftsmanship, and professionalism. Dave utilizes current trends, product knowledge, and design aptitude to achieve beautiful homes and commercial spaces. Because of his strong belief in satisfied customers and referrals, Dave is the "go to guy" to get the project completed correctly. In his off hours, Dave enjoys music, and working with a local Highschool Robotics team.


3050 Broad Street,  Suite 129,  San Luis Obispo, CA 93401