The Coverings Rock Stars –an Emerging Leaders Program–honors the best and brightest young talent in the tile and stone industry. Since its conception, the program has recognized dozens of young leaders who have connected at Coverings through mentorship and networking opportunities. The program underscores Coverings’ mission to support the growth and success of the industry by recognizing top-notch talent and fostering networking and educational opportunities.

The three individuals recognized, strong supporters and members of the National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA), include: Triniti Vigio of J&R Tile (San Antonio, Texas); Cameron Proctor of David Allen Co. (Raleigh, N.C.); and Jason McDaniel of Stoneman Construction (Portland, Ore.).

Vigio is a Ceramic Tile Education Foundation – Certified Tile Installer Program Regional Evaluator and a bilingual leader mentoring apprentices in J&R Tile’s Department of Labor approved program. Proctor is a project manager for David Allen at just 34, recording over 2 million sq ft of tile and stone projects. McDaniel was nominated by a record 11 industry leaders for the Rock Star Award. Founder of Global Tile Posse Network, McDaniel is an avid NTCA supporter and philanthropist with the Wounded Warrior Projects in Oregon.

“On behalf of the board members and staff of the NTCA, we applaud all of the award winners,​'​” said Bart Bettiga​, NTCA's executive director. “As our Association moves forward with its efforts to educate and train for the future, these accomplishments solidify what wonderful career accomplishments can be attained.”

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