Vice President Retail
Jimmy Stolz began working for Artistic Tile in 2007. After four years of working in the Wholesale Division, Jimmy transitioned to the Retail Division. Flash forward four roles later, Jimmy now serves as the Vice President Retail for the eight Artistic Tile retail stores. Jimmy has enjoyed traveling to showrooms in Chicago, Dallas, and San Francisco as it has enabled him to expand his appreciation for design and sales in different markets. On a personal note, Jimmy is married with two young children. He enjoys musical theater, great food, and participating in a charity that helps children with cancer. Jimmy can be reached at (201)687-0977 or email@example.com.
New York City
Flagship Showroom Manager
Jason joins the Artistic Tile flagship showroom following 30 successful years in the luxury retail industry, bringing with him extensive experience in high-end sales, management, and merchandising. Known for exemplary customer service, Jason has a keen eye for design, an incredible attention for detail, and strongly believes in “fashion for the home”. His professionalism and engaging personality will welcome you at the flagship showroom. Jason can be reached at (212)727-9331 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Operations Manager & Design Associate
Shane has always had a passion for art and design and chose to major in fine art and art history. While in college, he also held a part-time job in retail. Applying his eye for great design, Shane quickly progressed to visual merchandising and launched a career that spanned nearly two decades. His prior work in fashion apparel and "fashion for the home", as well his years of attentive customer service, all guide his design decisions for clients at Artistic Tile's NYC Flagship showroom. Shane can be reached at (212)727-9331 or email@example.com.
Irma attended the Technical University in Tbilisi, Georgia, where she graduated with a BA in Civil Engineering, going on to earn a Master’s in Art History from Moscow State University. After graduation she joined 21st Century Development in Moscow as a managing engineer and designer. Following her immigration to the United States, Irma became involved in the US design industry, in which she has been working for the past 15 years. Her education, years of practice and deep appreciation for art from around the world has established Irma as an expert in the world of tile. Irma can be reached at (212)727-9331 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mark has been with Artistic Tile for over seven years. He brings a strong understanding of great customer service. He possesses a long history in the Hospitality Industry and has been fortunate to have worked for some of New York’s top Chefs and Restauranteurs in a variety of positions including Maitre’ d. In addition to his work in demanding Three Star Restaurants, Mark freelanced as a stylist for some of New York’s Top Galleries and Retail establishments. He has done visual work for Bergdorf Goodman, Alfred Dunhill, Bazaar Sabado, Portico Home, and Cole Rigg’s photography. He possesses a BS in Communications from Boston University. Mark can be reached at (212)727-9331 or email@example.com.
Don has over 30 years of experience in a variety of sales and service industries, the last ten of which have been in the luxury tile and stone industry. This exposure has provided him with a deep appreciation for the intricacies of the industry, and a rich understanding of the needs and challenges faced by industry-leading designers and architects in the specification of bath and tile products. Don is excited to bring his expertise to our 21st street flagship location. Don can be reached at (212)727-9331 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jeff brings over 25 years of experience in the luxury furniture market to Artistic Tile, including 20 years as a Senior Sales Associate at Baker Furniture New York. Jeff has represented some of the industry's most iconic designers and collections, such as Barbara Barry, Jacques Garcia, Thomas Pheasant, and Jean-Louis Deniot. From a Park Avenue penthouse to a Majlis in Dubai, Jeff has played a key role in many notable projects across the globe. His extensive design experience combined with his interest in Decorative Arts affords Jeff unique insight into the design process. Jeff can be reached at (212)727-9331 or email@example.com.
New York A&D
Claudia DiFabio has served as the showroom manager for Artistic Tile's A&D Building location since joining the company in 2002. Prior to joining Artistic Tile she spent years working in the fashion industry for shoe manufacturer Joan and David, and for the luxury handbag and accessories company Coach. She graduated from Georgetown University with a degree in the history of art. Claudia can be reached at (212)838-3222 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jennifer Quinn graduated from Long Island University C.W. Post with a BFA in Painting. Jennifer is a decorative fine artist devoted to the design and sales of creative home furnishings. She launched her own firm creating custom finishes and murals to personalize residential and commercial spaces. Jennifer joins the Artistic Tile team after assisting interior designers and architects with fabric and wallpaper at Osborne & Little. She enjoys working collaboratively to come up with innovative solutions and beautiful designs. Jennifer can be reached at (212)838-3222 or email@example.com.
Sharon Green joined Artistic Tile in 2017 after an extensive career at Macy’s in the Visual department. Sharon studied Graphic Design and Package Design at the Ridgewood School of Art & Design in Mahwah, NJ. She has had a passion for the creative arts throughout her career, enjoying expressing that creativity working with her clients to realize their design projects. One of Sharon’s favorite parts of the job is working with the clients. As she says, “I want them to love what we create together. If I see something that is not going to be a good fit, I tell them and work to find the right tile and look”. When not at Artistic Tile, Sharon enjoys spending time with family, friends, and her two dogs.
Design Associate, Susan Jarblum, is a graduate of Hunter College in New York where she majored in psychology. Before joining Artistic Tile, Susan owned her own gift shop in Westwood, NJ. Susan has a passion for design and enjoys interacting with clients to help make their dreams a reality. Susan can be reached at (201)670-6100 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Salome has passion. Born in Georgia to a family of engineers and artists, she chose a different path: finance. After a few years, however, Salome had a change of heart, following her passion for design. She established a thriving career in her native country before moving to the US with her husband and two boys. At Artistic Tile, Salome brings her unique eclectic taste and knowledge of traditional design to each project. She loves her job every day at every minute. Salome can be reached at (201)670-6100 or email@example.com.
Lynn studied Fine Art and Jewelry Design at Brookdale College and has pursued a creative professional career ever since. Her many talents include throwing pottery, designing unique jewelry pieces and of course, finding the perfect blend of tile and stone. Lynn is passionate about the natural elements and color. Combined with her many years of design experience, Lynn’s drive and creativity offer her clients a creative edge and the ability to fashion a design tailored to their unique taste. Lynn can be reached at (732)212-1616 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Having an opportunity to straddle the beautiful worlds of Italy and NYC has had a strong influence on Silvana’s extensive work in the fashion industry. As a buyer, store owner and designer of fine Italian fabric belts, Silvana developed her passion for style and beauty. Today, Silvana leverages her knowledge of aesthetic with a deep understanding both business and industry trends, to create unique, highly sophisticated spaces. When she’s not busy creating inspiration boards, Silvana can be found enjoying life with her three children. Silvana can be reached at (732)212-1616 or email@example.com.
Design Associate Gina Librandi has a degree in interior design from the University of Delaware. She has been with Artistic Tile since 1998 and is known in her showroom as being the custom queen and computer guru! Gina can be reached at (914)422-0041 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Showroom Manager David Bessenbacher’s love for the art and the logic that create great interiors led him from his Kansas City upbringing to Chicago’s International Academy of Design. Armed with a BA in Interior Design, he joined the Chicago design community, and over the next decade became adept at several design disciplines, working as a draftsman, administrator, project manager, and kitchen designer. All of that has prepared him to ensure that Artistic Tile’s Chicagoland clientele have a showroom experience at once enjoyable, creative, inspiring, and beyond expectation. When not working with his team in the Mart, he is a dedicated indoor gardener, with over 60 plants that love their Lakeview sunshine. David can be reached at (312)670-0612 or at email@example.com.
Lisa Rotunno is the architectural sales representative for Artistic Tile's Chicago location and has been with the Chicago team since it opened in 2009. Lisa started her career working for a mid-sized architecture firm handling the interior design for Fortune 500 companies, law firms and banks. She later started her own design firm specializing in residential design and serving Chicago's North Shore suburbs. Lisa can be reached at (312)670-0612 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meg Murphy O'Connor
Meg Murphy O’Connor joined Artistic Tile at the opening of the Chicago showroom in 2008. Prior to joining Artistic Tile, Meg earned her Bachelor's degree from DePauw University with a major in Communications and concentrations in Art History and Studio Art. Her time studying abroad in Italy solidified her passion for the arts which ultimately brought her to Artistic Tile.
With her foundational knowledge of art and design, Meg has guided countless residential and boutique-commercial projects to completion. She has a keen awareness for inventive ways of using existing and emerging Artistic Tile products. Meg finds great joy in being part of a collaborative design process that incorporates the client’s specific aesthetic aspirations and her own desire to make things beautiful and unique. Meg can be reached (312)670-0612 or email@example.com.
As a graduate of The Ohio State University, Marisa obtained her Bachelors Degree in Interior Design and was an active member of the American Society of Interior Designers. While in school, she was fortunate enough to have three internships in the industry, which is how she fell in love with Kitchen and Bathroom Design. After graduating, Marisa decided to further her education by studying under the National Kitchen and Bath Association and working towards becoming a certified designer. Not only does Marisa love sharing her creativity and passion for design with clients but also loves being inspired by the work of designers and architects she works with. Marisa can be reached at (312)670-0612 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Carly joins the Artistic Tile team as the company opens its latest showroom at the Nashville Design Collective. Carly relies on passionate leadership to guide her team to actualize a client’s vision. Carly studied Music and Audio Design at Keene State College and Columbia College Chicago respectively. Carly brings her understanding of the creative process, as well as a passion for interiors, to luxury retail. Carly began her career in Chicago, and now in Nashville, where she continues to refine her business acumen through the lens of design. When not at the showroom, Carly can be found exploring national and state parks, adventuring around the world, and spending time with her new rescue pup, Archie.
Kylee majored in Residential Design at Virginia Tech. Kylee began her career in the casework and architecture world, where she gained valuable experience as a project coordinator, managing relationships with contractors, designers, vendors, and clients. For the last several years, Kylee has been focused on tile and stone. Prior to joining Artistic Tile, Kylee was a designer at one of the company’s dealer showrooms in Washington, DC. Kylee’s relationship-oriented approach puts her clients at ease, while her project management background helps the vision come to life.
Colleen Ramme, a native New Yorker, recently planted roots in Nashville. Her love for hospitality drew her to interior design, creating spaces homeowners and their guests will equally admire. Colleen’s natural inclination to cultivating relationships, logistics, and planning makes her an ideal partner at Artistic Tile. She enjoys working collaboratively with clients to find innovative and unique solutions. Colleen has a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics from the University of Dayton, loves the challenge of a new recipe, and is most passionate about designing kitchens, the heart of the home!
Audra graduated from Hendrix College in 2013 with a degree in American Foreign War History. After working at a law firm throughout college and post-graduation she decided that law was not for her and made the change to a more creative field. Audra's love of history, travel and interior design come together seamlessly at the Artistic Tile showroom in Dallas where she helps clients realize their vision. Audra can be reached at (214)760-1753 or email@example.com.
Amira is excited to be a part of the Artistic Tile team. She has over twelve years’ experience in the luxury goods/furnishings/furniture market. After obtaining her undergraduate degree at SMU she worked in high end residential hospitality in Beaver Creek, Colorado where she was a member of the executive team. After 5 years she eventually moved back to Dallas, Texas to work for her family company, Dahlgren Duck and Associates. It is a Special Markets company specializing in bespoke china, crystal, silver, and linens for private aircraft, yachts, and five star hotels for an elite international client base. After her father sold the 30 year old business, she was hired as the Showroom Manager for Adriana Hoyas, a contemporary luxury furniture line, also located in the Dallas Decorative Center. She expanded her network of designers and regional clientele and looks forward to introducing them to Artistic Tile. Amira's interests include art, photography, snow skiing, and travel. Amira can be reached at (214)760-1753 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meagan Zachary’s design journey began in 2014 when she started at an interior design firm. One of the firm’s projects was a Highland Park home in Dallas, Texas in which they needed tile for 7 bathrooms. She and her colleagues brought their client to the Artistic Tile Dallas showroom, where Meagan’s Aunt Saz was the Showroom Manager, to make their selections. Meagan was so impressed with the products, that it inspired her initial interest in tile. Meagan subsequently decided to work for a local Fort Worth tile showroom to bolster her experience in the tile industry. Today, Meagan’s passion for and experience in both Interior Design and the tile and stone industry culminates in what she considers her dream job, serving as the new Artistic Tile Architectural Rep for Fort Worth and Western Dallas! Meagan can be reached at (214)760-1753 or email@example.com.
Maisie graduated from the University of Mississippi with a degree in Studio Art. While in school, she discovered her passion for interior design along with painting and ceramics. A native Mississippian, Maisie planted her roots in Dallas, where she has excelled in her career in the stone and tile industry. With her previous slab gallery experience, Maisie has a great eye for combining tile and countertops to make an exquisite space. In her spare time Maisie enjoys traveling and spending time with her two dogs, Tucker and Stella.
Pam Katz is a design associate in Artistic Tile's San Francisco showroom. Pam is a graduate of San Diego State University where she received a degree in comparative literature. Before joining Artistic Tile, Pam spent twelve years working at Country Flooring. Pam enjoys helping clients select the perfect products for their projects. She also loves the creative process as well as brainstorming and problem solving with clients. Pam can be reached at (415)366-6147 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Senior Slab Consultant
Lance Boddie works in Artistic Tile's client service department and has more than 10 years of customer service industry experience. Before joining the company, he spent a number of years working in the wholesale flooring industry. Lance has a degree in business administration from Delaware Valley College in Doylestown, PA. Lance can be reached at (201)864-7000 or email@example.com.
Randi graduated from Pace University as an Art major with a focus on interior design. With over 30 years’ experience in tile, plumbing, fixtures, lighting and flooring, Randi knows home design. Randi loves working at Artistic Tile and its exceptionally beautiful material. She enjoys assisting clients to make their dreams a reality. Randi can be reached at (201)864-7000 or firstname.lastname@example.org.