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Doug Madden – Store Manager

He’s our Gabriel Oak, our Charlie Watts, our Mike Eruzione. The elusive ingredient that completes the recipe and turns satisfactory into outstanding. Doug is the rare individual that can do everything stressful, all at once, without getting upset. His spirit animal would be an Octopus. For over 28 years, he has had the super simple objective of insuring that everyone is happy all the time. He enjoys all the qualities essential to a legendary reputation: atomically punctual, metronomically upbeat, never disappointed, truly hilarious, has a gigantic heart {that gives and gives}, and knows all the dialogue to Young Frankenstein. A man amongst men. When you’re ready to start your next project, Doug’s easy-going manner, superb design capabilities and encyclopedic knowledge of tile is exactly the kind of person you’ll love collaborating with.


what was your first job
Dishwasher, Proctor House at age 15

what do you like to do outside of work
I’m an avid book reader and I enjoy the outdoors; skating, hiking, kayaking, fishing, apple picking

who would you pick to play you in a movie of your life
Luke Wilson

what would be the title of the movie of your life
The Nicest Man In The Room

who makes you laugh the most
My wife

who is the most interesting person you know 
Papa David Coyle, 96 years old. His kindness and generosity is infectious and his memory and ability to recall events is still very precise and exact.

best decision you ever made
Getting married

what’s the worst advice you’ve received 
Take only business courses

morning person or night owl
Night owl

who was your idol growing up
Bobby Orr

a favorite place
Ireland. The people are so hospitable & friendly. I’ve been twice and would go again in a heartbeat!

what super power do you wish you had
Flight. No traffic ever again!

your favorite artists {musician, painter, writer}
Dave Matthews, Eric Clapton, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Clive Cussler, Stephen King, David Baldacci, James Patterson.

what was the last book you read
The Oracle by Clive Cussler

what the last movie you watched

what’s the last gift you gave 
Money for a wedding gift

happiest childhood memory
The big, festive gatherings at my Grandparent’s House during the holidays

if you were in charge, what would you make a law 
Term limits for all politicians

reveal an early inspiration
To be a policeman like my father

where’s your favorite place to eat
Trattoria Amalfi in Salem, NH

what is the one thing you must have in your refrigerator 

who famous would you like to have dinner with past or present
John F. Kennedy

would you rather sing everything or lose the ability to speak?
To sing everything

something about yourself that people would be surprised to know
I’m a Certified USA Hockey Referee

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