What is the biggest
misconception about the industry?
There is a common
misunderstanding in our industry that terrazzo is just another type of hard
surface floor covering and therefore the process of selection to installation
must be similar to other types of hard surface floor coverings. This could not
be further from the truth. Terrazzo is a "process" and is made to
What is your biggest
current challenge at work?
Keeping up with technology
is probably our biggest current challenge. Our industry is being
presented with so many technological advances, and its imperative that we we
keep up so we remain competitive.
What keeps you up at night?
As a small business, we are
expected to play by the same set of rules as the larger outfits, and very often
that can puts a strain on our cash flow. We find ourselves in the position of
funding our portion of the project until we are funded.
What project is your
company most proud of?
We had the privilege of
being part of the renovations within Building 197 at The Washington Navy Yard
in 2015. This was the site of a mass shooting back on September 16th 2013.
Being part of the construction of the Remembrance Hall was a high point.
What did you want to be
when you grew up?
A Marine Biologist.
Tell us something no one in
the industry knows about you.
I was a professional actor
in radio, television, film and theater for 20 years.
What is your favorite metro
What is your favorite movie
or tv show?
Butch Cassidy & The
What business/career advice
do you wish you had when you began?
Look for a process or
system that already is proven and works. Don't try to re-invent the wheel.
What was your first job?