Meet Your Team
Chris PeronCEO / Owner
Originally from Southern California, Chris has been a full-time resident of Leelanau County for 17 yrs now. When Chris is not installing and selling custom window treatments, he works as a Firefighter/Paramedic for the City of Traverse City Fire Department. Enjoying interior design and working with his hands, Chris has been in the Custom Window Covering business for 15 yrs and enjoys the challenge of providing the perfect window treatments for each client. Prior to being the Owner of Busters Blinds, Chris was an installer specialist for Busters Blind Factory, where he was taught all the necessary skills and fundamentals of the window covering business. Chris is dedicated to his customers and believes that when he leaves a customers home for the final time, they are 110% satisfied!
Nick MuellerGeneral Manager
Nick was born and raised in Traverse City, MI. Graduating Traverse City Central High School, NMC and studying Business through FSU. He started with Busters in 2014 as a part time installer. He implemented our 3M Window Films division and has played an important part in bringing the company where it is today. His Specialties and expertise include anything 3M Product, Hunter Douglas Motorization and Safety & Security in the school system.
Isaac JacksonLead Technician
Isaac was born in Traverse City, MI. Graduating from Traverse City West High School. He started with Busters in 2018 and quickly rose up in the ranks due to his attention to detail, superior customer service and impeccable ability to always smile. His specialties and expertise include Blinds/Shades installation and repair, jobsite coordination, employee morale boosting and operations supervision.
Jared HanchettInstallation Services
Jared was born in Chicago, IL. He Graduated from Traverse City High School. Jared started with Busters in 2017, had to leave due to lifestyle complications and gratefully returned in 2019. Jared called us in one day informing us he could return to work, and he was on the schedule the following week. His ability to always keep a smile on his face, maintain customer service and take care of his fellow employees is unmatched. His specialties and expertise include Residential/Commercial Window Film application, Automotive Window Films, and Safety and Security application.
Paul was born and raised in Traverse City, Mi. Graduating from Traverse City West High School. Paul was hired in full time July of 2019 when we quickly noticed what he could bring to the team. Paul’s eagerness to learn, his ability to build a relationships and loyalty to a fault showed us he was meant to be a part of the Busters family. His specialties and expertise include his innate attention to color detail, listening to the customer’s needs, and knack for interior design.
Reggie was born in Flint, Michigan. He served in the US Army and settled down in Traverse City, MI. He has been in the window treatment industry for over 25 years. Chris Peron, owner, purchased the company from Reggie. He stuck with us in sales, it was a no brainer to not let his superior knowledge of the industry go to waste. His expertise includes odd/irregular shape windows, shutters and complex shade installation.
Austin SkibowskiSafety and Security Project Manager
Austin Skibowski is a Traverse City native. Graduating from Traverse City West Senior High School. He is our lead Safety and Security Project Manager and is a window films specialist! He’s been with us since 2018 starting part time as an extra set of hands for installation of blinds and window films. He has since grown to be an excellent Window Films expert, 3M Paint Protection Films certified installer, and 3M Vinyl and Graphics installer. Anything 3M, He knows it!
Courtney McCardelOffice Administrator
Courtney hails from Traverse City and is a graduate of St. Francis High School. She started with us fall of 2019 and she quickly fit in with us. Having a drive and motivation for being detailed, thorough and concise; she was the perfect candidate for being our Office Administrator. Next time you call in, make sure to say Hi! To Courtney and rest assured you’re in great hands.
John VandenBergBusters Blinds of Grand Rapids LLC
John was born and raised in Grand Rapids, MI. He is a full time Middle School Social Studies teacher that enjoys working with his hands and remodeling the homes his family have lived in since 2010. After John and Chris met he had a desire to provide Buster’s Blinds quality service to the Grand Rapids area beginning in 2015. With John’s knowledge in construction and training with the Buster’s team John is able to provide the knowledge and skills necessary for all your window treatment needs.