2022 Rock Star Spotlight – Part I


At Coverings 2022, we honored the newest class of Coverings Rock Stars. These 13 emerging leaders represent the best and brightest young talent in the tile & stone industry, and this week we’re putting the spotlight on five honorees:

Rogue BergersonRogue Bergerson
Tile Artisan
Bergerson Tile
Astoria, OR

“Rogue’s display of leadership through volunteering at industry events, pioneering and leading a program for the youth of the NTCA, and massive connectivity and influence via social media content, makes him a perfect candidate for the Rock Star Award.”

Matteo CaliesiMatteo Calisesi
Technical Business Development
New York, NY

“Matteo has an engineering background and speaks four languages. He is a young, well-rounded, and versatile worker with capability to tackle problems with a wide perspective and formulate effective problem resolution options.”

Nataily CanadoNatiely Canado
Florida Sales Manager
StoneHardscapes LLC
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

“Natiely is constantly striving to learn more on a day-to-day basis, not only to better herself, but to provide the best service to her clients and help them grow their business.”

Jaclyn IsaacJaclyn Isaac
Principal Interior Designer
Doni Douglas Designs
Shrewsbury, NJ

“What sets Jaclyn apart as an emerging leader in the tile & stone industry is her infectious spirit, incredible work ethic and eye for design that spreads to her colleagues, design collaborators, clients, vendors, and local community via social media where she shares her passion for tile & stone, surface resources and inspiration, design and install expertise, remodeling pitfalls and solutions.”

Sam KarnsSam Karns
Pioneer Surfaces
Gibsonia, PA

“As porcelain has begun to emerge in the stone industry Sam has faced the challenge head on and established herself as an industry expert with fabrication, installation, and design.”

Do you have a young professional who could be a potential Rock Star? Consider entering them into the 2023 Rock Stars – the submission portal will be open in Fall 2022!