Danielle Clair Simpson has worked with BNP Media’s flooring publications in various capacities since 2012. Currently as managing editor of Floor Covering Installer and Floor Trends, she continues to learn and grow within the industry. Danielle has a degree in journalism from Eastern Michigan University and a master’s degree in public relations and organizational communication from Wayne State University.
Tanja Kern became group editorial director of Floor Trends and Floor Covering Installer in 2016. With more than 15 years of editorial and strategic communications experience in the architecture and design community, Tanja combines her journalistic acumen with a passion for flooring. She has a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.
Jon Namba is an independent industry consultant, trainer and speaker. He recently completed a term as the president of the NWFA Certified Professionals. His background includes roles as an installer, former WFCA director of technical services and former CFI executive director.
Katie Rork became multimedia and digital content creator of Floor Trends and Floor Covering Installer in 2020. With more than 10 years of broadcast and journalism experience, Katie brings her creative video and on air presence to the flooring industry. She has a bachelor’s degree in broadcast and cinema arts from Madonna University.