Merv Epstein, Owner
We pride ourselves on being a family business with all of the benefits of a booming national franchise. Customer service and satisfaction are our top priorities. Our goal is simple and has been for over eleven increasingly successful years: to be honest and please our customers.
Merv Epstein, owner
of Budget Blinds of Charleston, is a native South Carolinian. An avid sportsman, you will likely see Merv at local tennis clubs and golfing around his Daniel Island, SC home. Merv has 3 children, 1 grandson, and 6 granddaughters, (whew!). Merv has owned and managed Budget Blinds of Charleston for over eleven years and has won numerous awards for top sales in the country. For 2015, Merv's territory was proud to accept the awards for both #1 Franchisee and Most Improved Franchisee in North America and Mexico. Merv leads a motivated and dedicated staff who look for to serving you.
Adam D. runs our beautiful new West Ashley storefront and is the area's top salesman. As a former installer for Budget Blinds for over 5 years, he is an absolute expert at the complicated and is a true perfectionist! Adam and his lovely wife Stephanie live on John's Island.
Marianne is our expert design consultant on staff. If you are interested truly fine draperies, Marianne will help you find the perfect choice for your space. Marianne also works with shutters, blinds, cellulars and woven woods in the Mount Pleasant and Daniel Island areas. Marianne lives in Mt Pleasant with her sweet teenager!
Alex Smith is at firefighter with the John's Island FD as well as one of our most popular Mount Pleasant salesman. Alex and his beautiful wife, and high school sweetheart, Heidi hail from Appleton, WI and now live in West Ashley with their golden retriever.
Adam Epstein, Merv's son, is now the proud owner of the Budget Blinds of Summerville franchise. Adam is a resident of James Island, where he is an active fireman. His new wife, Hanna, is a neonatal ICU nurse at MUSC. He is originally from Anderson, SC and has lived in Charleston for over 10 years. He has tremendous working knowledge of the products offered at Budget Blinds. He has worked as an installer, salesman, manager, and everything in between. On the weekends Adam enjoys riding dirt bikes, boating and hanging out with his labrador, Jagger. Adam's brick and mortar storefront opened in November of 2015 on N.Main Street in Summerville. Adam is supported by his best friend and top sales rep, Nate Jester, as well and his dedicated office manager, Carol Budd.
Although not related, Polly Epstein, one of our top sales reps, is definitely part if the family! Polly is a Daniel Island resident where she lives with her three boys.
Polly has great style and taste-and makes your decision making easy.Call today for a free in home consultation with Polly in the Daniel Island area!
Lynn is the motor that runs the BB office! Lynn is the installation manager for both West and East of the Cooper. She lights up the showroom with her smile! Lynn and her son live in Mt Pleasant, where Lynn is active in the PTA at Laing Middle School.
Jill Gioia is the Marketing Director and Sales Administrator at Budget Blinds of Charleston and West Ashley. Jill resides in MT Pleasant with her husband and son (and a pet menagerie!)