Coverings Names Winners of 2020 Rock Star Awards

Arlington, VA, April 23, 2020 –Coverings announced the 14 winners of the prestigious 2020 Rock Star Awards. 

The Coverings Rock Star program recognizes emerging leaders in the tile and stone industry by awarding the best and brightest young talent.

The program commemorates its sixth year in 2020 and furthers Coverings’ mission to support the growth and success of the industry by distinguishing talented young leaders as well as fostering networking and educational opportunities.

The 2020 Rock Star honorees represent a wide array of industry professions and include the following:

Designer: Brennan Broome, designer, EoA Group, Miami, Florida

Distributor: Kristin Scholemer, owner, Calia Stone, Chicago, Illinois

Fabricator: Michaela Steinbach, general manager, Mario & Son, Liberty Lake, Washington

Installer: Illisha Harris, owner, Lead Designer and Installer, Coastal Custom Tile and Design, Swansboro, North Carolina; Janice Hill, project manager, DW Sanders Tile & Stone Contracting, Inc., Marietta, Georgia; Ulas Maris, stone and tile installer, Maris Tile Pro, East Moriches, New York; Joseph Mattice, owner and installer, On the Level, Simpsonville, South Carolina; Trey Toca, president, Toca Flooring, Metairie, Louisiana

Manufacturer: Arturo Duarte, USA commercial manager, CREST, Monterrey, Mexico; Brittany Storm, sustainability manager, MAPEI, Deerfield Beach, Florida

Other (PR Firm): Kristin Coleman, vice president, Novità Communications, New York, New York

Other (Technology): Raj Katta, technology/functionality specialist, Stone Grid, Windermere, Florida

Retailer: Jimmy Bellew, owner, Bellew Tile, Sandwich, Massachusetts

Trade Association: Ryan Marino, Standards, development and research manager, Tile Council of North America, Anderson, South Carolina