Bob Spence opened Bob’s Binding and Serging in 1975. His goal to was to provide the Twin Cities and surrounding area with an unprecedented carpet and rug service. His story is one of success - for over 40 years Bob’s Binding and Serging has maintained the pledge to hard work and honesty resulting in an unequaled reputation in the Cities and beyond. In 1999 Bob’s daughter, Annette, became president and owner of Bob’s and with pride has upheld her father’s commitment to the most outstanding quality in the industry.
Annette is the primary shareholder & President of Bob’s Binding & Serging, Inc. She has an extensive background in customer service, production, promotions/marketing, and accounting/bookkeeping. Working the business since 1998, she enjoys the multifaceted aspects and challenges of running a business. When away from the office, she enjoys spending time her husband and two kids. Fishing, camping, skiing and swimming are among the favorite things on her list of activities.
Frank came to join Bob’s Binding & Serging, Inc. as General Manager, in 1998. He has a strong background in management and customer service that spans over 25 years. He is responsible for the day to day management of all operational areas of the company. Fishing and golfing are among his preferred activities.
Cheri has an extensive background in customer service and has a side business installing window treatments. She joined our crew in 2007. She is our primary contact for general information and current project status. She has her finger of the pulse of the workshop’s progress and helps keep our front desk organized and streamlined. Cheri loves spending time with her family and spoiling her grandchildren when she is not running interference between Frank & Annette.
Prior to her employment with Bob’s Binding & Serging, JoAn worked in the screen-printing industry for 11 years, where she wore many hats. JoAn performed a variety of duties including billing, purchasing, customer service, sales support, and scheduling, as well as many other day-to-day tasks. Graduating from Anoka Technical School with a degree in Accounting in 2010, JoAn was ready for a career change. JoAn began working at Bob’s Binding & Serging in August of 2012. She’s a quick study and is a great addition to our staff. JoAn resides in Coon Rapids with her husband and enjoys spending time with her family, golfing, and being up north.
Sam is one of the newest additions to Bob's Binding & Serging. His background in design will be a great asset to the Bob's team. He is excited to learn the business and help in any way he can including on-site measures and templates, designing custom rugs, and helping with customer service. Outside of work Sam enjoys cooking, drawing, fishing and camping.