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Christian Carr

Founder/President
Christian Carr is the Founder and President of Furniture Solutions Group, a purchasing firm with offices in Annapolis, MD and Denver, CO. He has over 20 years of experience procuring goods and services for commercial venues including major hotels, senior housing groups, convention centers and multi-family housing developments.

Christian has set the vision to be a client focused organization with a partnership attitude toward all of the stakeholders in a project. This strategy has enabled FSG to deliver hundreds of successful projects and led the firm to being named as one of the fastest-growing private companies by Inc. 500.

Christian holds a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting from the University of Baltimore and an MBA from Loyola University in Maryland. When he’s not at the office he enjoys coaching and playing lacrosse, spending time with family and enjoying the outdoors.

Michele Mutert

Vice President
Michelle Mutert serves as Vice President for FSG responsible for Sales and Marketing out of the Annapolis office. She brings over ten years of multi-industry sales and project management experience to FSG. Having served in the U.S. Army, where she began her career in marketing as a Psychological Operations Specialist serving extensive time in Bosnia with various military campaigns.

Following her military duties, Ms. Mutert held project management positions at leading contract furniture and flooring providers where she oversaw unique construction projects including the new Washington Convention Center, several government interiors renovations, and Marriott branded properties in Florida, Colorado and South Carolina.

When she’s not greasing the wheels at FSG, Michelle enjoys challenging herself with Crossfit and playing golf with friends.

Erica Wahlig

Director of Purchasing
Erica is has been with FSG since 2014 and has managed the successful completion of dozens of high profile Senior Housing, Multi-Family Housing, and Hospitality projects. Combining her Project Management experience at FSG with her role as an Assistant Vice President for Legg Mason Capital Management, she is well positioned to lead our Project Management team.

As the Director of Purchasing, Erica oversees the Project Management team to ensure project accuracy. She is involved with projects from conception to completion and works closely with designers, architects, and suppliers.

Erica holds an MBA in Marketing from Loyola University and a BA in English Literature from the University of Delaware. She lives in Severna Park, MD with her husband and two children.

Ian Thomson

Accounting & Finance
Ian Thomson joined the FSG team in July 2017 after a diverse career straddling finance and journalism. Ian trained as a chartered accountant in his native Aberdeen, Scotland, before working in accounting, auditing, tax and compliance roles in the United Kingdom and Texas during a decade-long stint in the energy industry.

He transitioned into covering the stock market for the Wall Street Journal’s newswires in New York City after obtaining a graduate degree from Columbia Journalism School. Ian is a published author whose sports writing has appeared in outlets on both sides of the pond including The Guardian and the New York Times. He returned to accounting after relocating to D.C. in 2016.

Ian’s interests include cycling, photography, French culture and enjoying D.C.’s many concert venues.

Pierce Carroll

Project Manager
Pierce Carroll graduated from Salisbury University with a BA in International Relations and brings several years of experience working in hospitality, retail, and risk management.

At Furniture Solutions Group, Pierce is responsible for the procurement, logistics, and overseeing delivery and installation for various projects. He works closely with designers, architects, warehouses, and manufacturers to ensure project completion and client satisfaction.

In his free-time he enjoys getting out on the golf course and helping out at a local concert venue.

Chris Fasano

Project Manager
Chris Fasano joins the FSG Denver team with five years of procurement experience as a Project Manager in the hospitality industry. Through communication with clients and designers, he is responsible for the daily tasks as a PM at FSG: entering specs, purchasing, expediting, installation and punch of FF&E.

Chris earned his Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Technical Communication from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO and is a big Colorado sports fan. When he’s not ensuring things are moving forward at FSG, Chris enjoys camping, mountain biking, skiing, and generally anything else outdoors with friends and family.

Jill Hammock

Project Manager
Jill joined FSG with project management experience in the marketing department for Erickson Living and as well as over 10 years experience in accounting and human resources.

She is responsible for overseeing every aspect of a project from order to installation. Jill is quick to make you laugh and has a sleepless commitment to her projects, having managed several high profile projects to completion for FSG.

Jill earned her Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Business Management at Gettysburg College in PA. When she is not at work, Jill can be found on the baseball diamond with her husband and two sons.

Heather Homick

Project Manager
Heather joined FSG in 2015 as a Project Coordinator and quickly moved up to managing the successful completion of projects of all shapes and sizes across the country. In 2018, she relocated to Denver to help lead FSG’s second office.

Heather sets the standard for a successful Project Manager and is responsible for handling every aspect of the procurement process from order to installation of all FF&E.

Heather earned her Bachelor of Arts in Business Management from Washington College in Chestertown, MD. When she is not knocking down obstacles at FSG, she enjoys distance running and participating in several running events around the country.

Andrew Myers

Project Manager
Andrew joined FSG as project coordinator and quickly moved up the ranks to project manager, overseeing the successful completion of many projects from order to installation.

Prior to FSG, Andrew gained experience as a purchasing agent at a manufacturing company. Andrew is a Veteran, having served as an Airborne Infantryman in the United States Army. While in the Army, Andrew spent 15 months in Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom VIII.

Andrew earned his Associates of Applied Science in Homeland Security Management from Anne Arundel Community College. In his free time, he enjoys fishing competitively and spending time with his family, especially his twin daughters.

Erin O’Connor

Project Manager
Erin serves as a project manager for FSG where she oversees every aspect of the procurement process from ordering through installation.

Prior to joining FSG, Erin held various roles in purchasing and product management including the oversight of ordering and inventory of book production for Penguin Random House and HarperCollins Publishers in New York.

Erin holds a degree in Writing & English from Ithaca College. When she’s not at the office she enjoys spending time hiking with friends and family.

Erin Rice

Project Coordinator
Erin serves as a project coordinator working with the Sales and Marketing team to develop proposals and answer service requests.

Ms. Rice joined FSG with experience in planning and design in both corporate and retail environments.

Erin earned her Associate of Arts at Howard Community College and studied Interior Design at Georgia Southern University. In her free time, she enjoys painting furniture, cooking, and relaxing with family.

Tiara Simmons

Project Manager
Tiara joined FSG in 2018 with a background in Project Management and Purchasing. Prior to FSG she was a fashion Buyer in Los Angeles and New York for over 10 years. This experience makes her versatile in the world of Production, Sourcing, Design and Purchasing.

Tiara is responsible for overseeing every aspect of a project where she successfully and swiftly brings it to a close.

Tiara is a proud graduate of Towson University where she graduated with honors, top 50 of her class. When she is not executing projects she is practicing medicine which she prides herself on being an expert from the school of Grey’s Anatomy.

Gaby Toombs

Project Manager
Gaby serves as a project coordinator for FSG, assisting the project team with orders, expediting and installations.

Gaby earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communications with a concentration in Marketing from Roanoke College in Salem, VA. In her free time, she enjoys traveling with friends and spending time with family.

McKay Ullstein

Project Manager
McKay joined FSG as a project coordinator. She is part of the project team responsible for overseeing the on-time delivery of projects from order to installation.

Prior to joining FSG, McKay got her feet wet in project management at Southern Living and Coastal Living magazines in Birmingham, AL, where she took the lead on the homes programs, coordinating delivery and installation of the Idea Houses.

McKay earned her Bachelor of Arts in American Studies and Business at The University of the South, in Sewanee, TN. In her free time, McKay enjoys cooking, shopping and binge-watching Scandal.