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 every department within the operation. In 2012, Allred was promoted to chief operating officer. His duties included financial responsibility for the companies Dalton Carpet One and DCO Commercial Floors. At the end of 2018, Allred and Curtis Blanton bought the company DCO from the estate of Mike Blanton, the founder of DCO.