Officers & Directors

The directors elected to the TCAA Board have the obligation and the opportunity to act as the voice of America's ceramic and clay tile contractors. America's specifiers and owners know that TCAA speaks with the calm, considered and collective voice of union shop contractors that guarantee their jobs. The reputation of the TCAA Board is the source of the great influence TCAA contractor members exercise in the tile marketplace.

2019 Board of Directors


President and Chairman of the Board
Brad Trostrud
Trostrud Mosaic & Tile Co., Inc.
779 N Dillon Street
Wood Dale, IL 60191
Phone: (630) 978-0400

John Trendell
Trendell Consulting LLC
6 Woodbrook Dr. #4
East Aurora, NY 14052
Phone: (419) 351-2302

Nick Rusche
T.H. Winston Co.
4817 Glenshade Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45227
Phone: (513) 271-2123

Immediate Past President
Brian Castro
DTI of Illinois, Inc
2511 Molitor Road
Aurora, IL 60502
Phone: (630) 978-0400


Michael Kriss
472 E. Westfield Avenue,
Roselle Park, NJ 07204
Phone: (908)-620-9700

Jennifer Panning
Artisan Tile, Inc.
9864 E. Grand River Ave., #110-132
Brighton, MI 48116
Phone: (810) 220-2370

Richard Papapietro, Jr.
DeAnza Tile Co., Inc.
45755 Northport Loop West
Fremont, CA 94538
Phone: (650) 424-0356

Tommy Conner
Superior Tile & Stone
P.O. Box 2106
Oakland, CA 94621
Phone: (510) 895-2700

Executive Director/Secretary
Lucinda Noel 
Tile Contractors' Association of America
9153 Tahoe Circle
Strongsville, OH 44136
Phone: (800) 655-8453 ext. 111

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