Co-Owner & President
J.R. Allred was first hired as the Assistant Operations Manager at Dalton Carpet One in August 2004. Over his career at Dalton Carpet One, he has managed each and every department within the flooring operation. In 2012 JR was promoted to Chief Operating Officer. His duties included the full financial responsibility for the companies Dalton Carpet One and DCO Commercial Floors. At the end of 2018, JR and Curtis Blanton bought the company DCO from the estate of Mike Blanton, the founder of DCO. JR serves as President of Dalton Carpet One. He is also the President of the parent organization Blanton Allred Inc.
J.R. is married to Crystal Allred, whom serves as Vice President of Dalton Carpet One. He has three children, James 12, Benton 10 and Ava 8. He is a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church located in Athens. He graduated from Georgia Southern University in 2013 and he graduated from Gainesville State College in 2008. He has attended the University of Georgia as well. J.R. is originally from Slidell, Louisiana and graduated from Slidell High School. He is an Eagle Scout and has served on many boards for different civic and industry organizations.