CEO & President
As a college student in Pennsylvania and after serving in the US Navy, Anthony began his flooring industry career as an independent floor covering contractor to pay for his education. He mastered all types of flooring, then focused on ceramic tile.
With tile installation experience under his belt, he moved into ceramic tile sales and marketing; retail, wholesale and eventually nationwide at the manufacturing level.
It was his European upbringing and fluency in the Italian language that was useful in an American industry heavily influenced by the tradition of Italian & European ceramic tile manufacturing & use.
It was the international ceramic tile industry that brought Anthony to Florida from Pennsylvania in 1997. Anthony accepted an executive position with the Italian manufacturer Ricchetti, whose U.S. office was based in Melbourne.
Anthony is a decades long member of the Ceramic Tile Distributors Association, a national organization of ceramic tile manufacturers, importers and distributors. He is a Certified Tile Consultant (CTC) by the Ceramic Tile Institute of America (CTIOA). The CTIOA honored him in 2009 by publishing his field report on Green Building and Ceramic Tile entitled, “Ceramic Tile; Missing In Action of the Green Building Front “. He is a Brevard County licensed Tile Installation Contractor.
Anthony’s role in Atlantic Tile focuses on his business acumen, technical expertise, sales & marketing skills and broad knowledge of and numerous contacts within the ceramic tile industry.