Allie Finkell started working in the family business at the age of 12, filling online sample requests at the start of the internet age. After internships in marketing and sales, she finished her degree in Economics and moved to New York City to pursue a career in advertising. A year later, she joined Anderson as…

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Don Finkell, an architect by schooling, is a unique mix of technical and creative. He is well renowned in the wood flooring industry as an innovator, visionary, and champion for sustainability and domestic manufacturing. He and his team brought innovations to wood flooring including the first hickory engineered wood floor in 1986, the first full…

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Bob Anderson graduated from Northwestern University in 1950 with a degree in Industrial Engineering. Soon after, he moved with his bride, Dolores, from Chicago to Landrum, SC, where he took over as Assistant Manager. After only one week the Mill Manager died of a sudden massive heart attack and Bob got a battlefield promotion. He…

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L. W. (Andy) Anderson was born in 1899 in Indiana and moved to Chicago in 1930 to work as the GM for the Daystrum Corporation – a plywood manufacturer. A natural salesman, Andy was successful in selling plywood to the U. S. Navy for use making PT Boats and Higgins Landing Craft that were used…

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