Scott Lardner

Thomas J. Coates
The Marble Institute of America (MIA), which recently enrolled 50 new members at its annual meeting, has elected Scott Lardner of Rocky Mountain Stone Co., Albuquerque, as president for 2005. He succeeds Paul Vigna of Artisan Tile & Marble of New Jersey.

Ginna Stophel
Mullican Flooring has hired Ginna Stophel as legal counsel/warranty manager. She will serve as in-house legal counsel while handling the administrative division of claims management. Powernail Co. Inc. has named Thomas J. Coates as sales manager. He was previously mid-continent sales manager for the Dixie Group. He will oversee and manage Powernail's sales force. For more information, telephone (800) 323-1653, ext. 622.

Stone Mountain's Carpet Mill Outlet/GCO Carpet Outlet, a division of CCA Global Partners, has promoted Tony Greco to vice president of operations. Greco has been with CCA Global for eight years. He will oversee the day-to-day operations of the division's more than 125 floor covering outlet stores.