Our Staff

Monte - Gillespie's Abbey Carpet & Floor
Monte Hoover
President and General Manager

Monte started his employment at Gillespie’s under his mother and father, Russ and Charlene over 45 years ago! Beginning his employment as a cleaning technician, Monte has taken responsibility of anything from project management and business planning to marketing and accounting. As a Vacaville High School Graduate, 45 years as a member of the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce, Honorary Commander at TAFB and various other philanthropic groups, it is safe to say that Monte is a man of his community. In the free time he finds outside of working and giving back to the community, he’s likely in a duck blind with his chocolate lab Kona, spending time with his wife Sharon or working on his yard!
Craig - Gillespie's Abbey Carpet & Floor
Craig Hoover
Vice President & Installation Manager

The middle of the Hoover boy’s, Craig also started his employment at Gillespie’s over 45 years ago! His career at Gillespie’s started with odds and ends jobs around the shop to cleaning and restoration to his current position as owner and installation manager. While his card reads “installation manager,” that hardly begins to describe what Craig does for the company. With over 40 years of experience with installation, Craig is an absolute artist at what he does and the epitome of a professional. While it seems like he works 25 hours a day, 8 days a week, the free time he does find is often spent fishing, camping and rafting or enjoying a Giants game at home with his wife Kathy.
Ron - Gillespie's Abbey Carpet & Floor
Ron Sukon
Cleaning Technician

Gillespie’s is proud to have Ron, an IICRC Certified Journeyman Clean, as a member of their team. With 30+ years as a cleaning technician, Ron specializes in rug cleaning, carpet cleaning, repairs, re-stretch, upholstery cleaning, as well as tile & grout cleaning. Ron is the proud father of three kids, and has been a member of the Fairfield community for over 30 years. Outside of work, Ron enjoys fishing, hiking, and tackling his honey-do list!
Rhonda Smith
Rhonda Lopez
Account Manager

For thirteen years Rhonda has worked as Gillespie’s Accountant. Although she specializes in accounting. Raised in Fairfield and graduating from Fairfield High, Rhonda has kept her family in Solano County including her four grandchildren Ryan, Aiden, Maverick, and Levi. While she has her hands full as a mother and grandmother, Rhonda enjoys seeing live music with her husband Henry, staying in shape, and enjoying the company of friends and family!
Jeffery - Gillespie's Abbey Carpet & Floor
Jeffery Shaw
Lead Installation Technician

Jeff came to work for the G-Team in March of 2010 with 10 years of experience under his belt, his skill and dedication has given him the responsibility of job lead. Jeff specializes in hardwood, tile and customer satisfaction! When he's not busy installing floors, Jeff is busy hunting, fishing and exploring the outdoors or cuddled up on the couch next to his beautiful wife Kaci, Sage (9 year old black lab) and Lemon (8 month old golden retriever).
Bryce Hoover
Bryce Hoover
Installation Technician

Bryce has grown up in the business giving him over 15 years of experience! He is extremely skilled in all hard-surface flooring and truly looks at each job as if it were flooring for his own home. Customers always appreciate his positive attitude and attention to detail. Outside of Gillespie’s Bryce enjoys spending time with his kids, Brody and Jaedyn, anything relating to health and fitness, and giving to God. 
Tempe Hoover
Tempe Hoover
Showroom  Manager

Also a member of the Hoover family, Tempe has been around the business since she could crawl! As showroom manager, Tempe is well trained and highly knowledgeable in all things floors. With an eye for design, she specializes in anything from counter tops and backsplashes to custom area rugs and floor plan layouts. Very involved in giving back to the community, Tempe is a member of Soroptimist International of Central Solano, Young Professionals of Vacaville and other non-profit organizations. When she is out of the showroom, she is most likely playing with her yellow lab, Lottie, reading a good book, or doing something outdoors!
Angela Rocchi
Angela Rocchi
Sales Associate

Angela’s background is in customer service so it’s no wonder our customer’s love working with her! She has a great eye for color and is passionate about finding the right floor for the family living on it (including your four-legged family members!). Whether you are looking for help selecting hardwood or carpet to design ideas for your backsplash, Angela is excellent for all of your flooring needs! If you run in to her outside of the store, she is likely playing tennis, spending time with her fiance Marisa or enjoying time with her loved ones!
Jesse Devour
Jesse Devore
Installation Technician

Jesse was born and raised in Solano County and is dedicated to getting things right with our customer’s projects! Clients appreciate how hard working and thorough he is in their home and how friendly he is with their furry family members. Being a dog owner himself, Jesse loves spending time with his pup, Raider and anything outdoors—hunting, fishing and loving every day! His experience in a sushi kitchen drive him to experience new and exciting foods and on Saturday evenings you are sure to find him at the Father’s House.