Dean’s career in the stone industry started in high school when he began installing tile for his father’s custom home building business. He continued his passion for learning and perfecting his stone installation skills on weekends and nights through college and during his career as a CPA for large Regional and International public accounting firms. While he was a director for a large accounting and consulting firm, he decided to leave his position and start a stone restoration company where he committed himself, and his company, to bring the professionalism from the corporate world into the service industry.
In the 15+ years he has been specializing in restoring stone, tile, grout, and concrete, he has obtained the following certifications, supporting the cerebral approach his company takes to solving any hard surface issues:
-Certified tile and stone inspector
-Certified MORE UV coating applicator
-Certified Laticrete applicator of their 15-year stain-free warranty product
-Certified Aqua Mix (Custom Building Products) applicator
-Certified Dry-Treat applicator for their stain-free warranty product
-Certified MB Stone contractor
-Certified Flex-mar applicator
-Certified FGS Permashine concrete professional
-Certified Werkmaster concrete polishing expert
In addition to being an active member of the AICPA, SHRM, BOMA and the Interior Design Association; Dean travels the United States and Canada teaching other stone restoration experts on how to improve their restoration and business skills.