NW Indiana Commercial Flooring Team

A team of forward-thinking industry leaders in The Region united in collaboration and the pursuit of complete customer satisfaction.

Driven to Provide Innovative Solutions

Our Northwest Indiana Team

From Valparaiso to Merrillville, Crown Point, Hobart and Portage, Jack Laurie Group is proud to offer our commercial flooring services in northwest Indiana. 

Our team is comprised of Region natives with advanced expertise in commercial flooring. 

At Jack Laurie Group, we’re the commercial flooring experts in northwest Indiana. From product selection to installation, we’ve got you covered. We offer the following commercial flooring services in Northwest Indiana:  commercial carpet, hardwood, vinyl, LVT, VCT, sheet vinylrubber flooring, ceramic floor tile, ceramic wall tile, epoxy, and polished concrete.

Our team makes spaces better places to work in live in assisting corporate buildings, healthcare facilities, school systems, and athletic spaces

Jim Grogan
Business Unit Leader
Jim Grogan joined the Jack Laurie Group in 2017 and has proven himself as a talented, experienced leader. He began his career at JLG as a Project Manager, then the Director of Project Management and is now the Business Unit Leader for Jack Laurie Group in the Region.

As the Business Unit Leader, Jim works tirelessly to grow our footprint in NW Indiana. He leads JLG’s project management, estimating processes, systems and resources in the Merrillville-area. In the year he’s worked in the Region, he’s already seen significant growth in staff and market share.

Outside work, Jim loves spending time with his wife and two boxers. He enjoys golfing and camping.

Jim's Bio
Danielle McKean
Project Manager

Valparaiso native Danielle McKean brings years of flooring experience to our Jack Laurie Group NW Indiana team. Danielle is a proud graduate of Valparaiso High School and attended Purdue NW, where she studied business management and accounting.

As an account manager for Jack Laurie Group, Danielle takes care of estimating and ensures projects transition seamlessly and are ready for installation. She’s been with NW Indiana Jack Laurie Group for over a year.

Outside work, Danielle loves to hike the dunes, play disc golf with her fiance and make old furniture like new again. She’s a huge pet lover and loves spending time with her two dogs.

Danielle's Bio
Beck Bayless
Operations Manager 

As the Operations Manager for the Jack Laurie Group, Beck Bayless oversees field operations for the Region, ensuring projects run smoothly. Beck has proven expertise in the flooring industry, having worked in both residential and commercial flooring in NW Indiana since 1991.

Beck is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys playing poker, particularly Texas Holdem. He’s a huge sports fan & loves to play golf. When he’s not on the move he likes to watch crime scene investigation shows.

Beck's Bio
Rob Bednarz
Project Manager

St. John native, Rob Bednarz brings 16 years of commercial floor sales & project management experience to our Northwest Indiana commercial flooring team. Rob is a proud graduate of Lake Central High School and loves overseeing the construction of amazing floors for businesses all over the Valparaiso-region.

As a Field Superintendent, Rob executes JLG’s commercial flooring jobs in Northwest Indiana to completion. He manages Jack Laurie Group’s field operations in the Region.

Before JLG, Rob was a PGA Golf Professional in charge of golf operations in the Region. Today, Rob utilizes those same organizational and management skills to help Jack Laurie Group see projects to completion. Rob lives in Schererville with his family and new puppy Millie. He loves to cook Italian food and is a grill master.

Contact us today to learn more about our commercial flooring services in Merrillville, Portage, Valpariso, LaPorte, Crown Point and Lake County.

Rob's Bio