Coverings '18

Coverings Rock Stars

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An Emerging Leaders Program

The Coverings Rock Stars – an Emerging Leaders Program – honors the best and brightest young talent in the tile & stone industry. Since its conception, the program has recognized dozens of young leaders who have connected at Coverings through mentorship and networking opportunities. The program underscores Coverings mission to support the growth and success of the industry by recognizing top-notch talent and fostering networking and educational opportunities.

Nominate A 

Rock Star!

Help us recognize top emerging young leaders in tile and stone. Do you know deserving young talent in tile and stone? Are you emerging young talent in the tile and stone industry? (Send this page to your mentors and colleagues!) 

Individuals who are 35 and younger, and currently employed by/or as an architect, designer, distributor, retailer, contractor/installer, fabricator, specifier, trade association, or manufacturer in the tile or stone industry are eligible to be nominated for the Coverings 2018 Rock Star program. 

Take a few minutes to nominate a Rock Star today!

Rock Stars

Nomination Process & Requirements

  • Individuals must be 35 or younger and currently employed by/or as an architect, designer, distributor, retailer, contractor/installer, fabricator, specifier, trade association, or manufacturer in the tile or stone industry.
  • Nominators must be active and experienced in the tile and stone industry. Self-nominations will not be considered.
  • Nominations must be received by Monday, February 5, 2018.

Selection Process

  • Nominated individuals must meet the requirements to be considered for selection. Self-nominations will not be considered.
  • Selection will be based on the individual's impact on the industry and previous recognition within the industry.
  • A committee of industry leaders will select the winners based on the nominations received.
  • Nominators and nominees will be contacted after the deadline.  

Rock Stars Receive

  • One (1) night hotel stay in Atlanta for Coverings 2018
  • Honor/Recognition at the Rock Star Awards during Coverings (nominators and nominees invited)
  • Inclusion in a Coverings press release and social media promotion
  • Feature on Coverings website for one year
  • Special Rock Star ribbon for Coverings badge

Coverings Past Rock Stars 

We are proud to recognize the 2017 Coverings Rock Stars. The following individuals were selected by a committee of industry leaders based on nominations by active and experienced tile and stone professionals. 

Andrew Cassanova

Marketing Director
Jeffrey Court, Inc.

Andrew Cassanova

Chanel Carrizosa

Owner/Operator
Icon Tile & Design

Chanel Carrizosa

Dimce Manev

Owner/ Management
Imperial Tile & Stone

Dimce Manev

Eva Mallory    

Sales Rep
MS International, Inc

Eva Mallory

George L. Bellerose

Lead Installer/Operations Manager
Granite & Marble Works, Inc.

George Bellerose

Jessica Webber

Co-Owner
Webber Development & Construction

Jessica Webber

Joseph Roberts

Import Manager | Senior Purchaser
International Tile & Stone

Joseph Roberts

Laura Congrove

Marketing & Sales Supervisor
Distinctive Marble and Granite

Laura Congrove

Marcos Castillo

Superintendent
David Allen Company

Marcos Castillo

Matt Newbold

Program Manager
Elite Tile Setters

Matt Newbold

Marie-Noelle Neidemire

Interior Designer
Panzica Building Corporation

Marie Noelle Neidemire

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