We have experts that each have over 20 years of experience in the flooring and retail industry. Here is our team who take pride in every project we take on.

Arthur Bates

Arthur Bates


Art has an extensive knowledge of the flooring industry. He has spent the last 35 years moving from retail to distribution to manufacturers collecting knowledge; giving him a unique perspective of the industry. In 2003, Art opened Tiles Gone Wild bringing his years of experience and knowledge of flooring to you. He is excited about specializing in tile & stone, using them to create new spaces & ideas for people.

Chris Bates



Chris joined his father in 2004. With over 15 years experience as an installer, estimator, and salesman he has first hand experience with carpet, wood, vinyl, tile and natural stone. Chris has been a certified Marmoleum Mechanic for 10 years and is EPA lead paint certified. Chris now helps run the installation crews when he is not in the showroom helping customers design beautiful, functional, and long lasting rooms.

Lisa McCarthy

Lisa McCarthy

Showroom Manager/Designer


Lisa’s Pinterest

Lisa joined the group in April 2010. She has 15 years of tile design and full service interior design experience. She has a B.S. from Suffolk University, a certificate in Interior Design from the Boston Architectural College, and is close to completing her Masters in Interior Design at the Boston Architectural College. Lisa believes that building, remodeling and redecorating your home should be fun, and that color and textures you choose to live with provide you with a sense of comfort and uniquely define who you are.

Laurie Jarvis


Laurie’s Pinterest

Laurie joined the group in 2015. She has an Associates Degree in Business from Becker College, Phi Beta Kappa studying interior design. She was raised by a finish carpenter/ contractor, and has a vast knowledge of construction, restoration and historical homes. She worked in the retail furniture industry for 5 years, then moving on to retail flooring. She has been in the flooring retail industry for 33 years. She excels in color, pattern and assisting customers in finding just the right look for their project.

Contact Us!

Your Name (required)

Your Email (required)

Your Phone (required)

Your Message