Kyle Phillips

Vernon Cox

828 International has added several seasoned veterans to its sales force. Cliff Christenson, a 20 year veteran of the industry, will focus on Colorado and Wyoming. David Kraus, who most recently worked 27 years for family-owned retailer A. Kraus & Son in Bayside, N.Y., will cover northern New Jersey and Albany, N.Y. Steve Cummins, an 11 year-veteran whose experience includes sales at Fabrica, will serve San Francisco and Northern California.

Intertech Flooring has appointed Kyle Phillips as design consultant for the Austin market. She will work with designers, architects, contractors and end-users to assess project flooring needs and assist in product selection. Phillips brings five years of commercial flooring and design experience to her position. Most recently she was a sales associate for Bentley Prince Street.

Laticrete has elevated Vernon Cox to sales manager, North America. In his new role he will be responsible for overseeing all regional sales managers as well as building sales in the company’s Architectural Products Division. Cox started at Laticrete five years ago as an architectural sales representative. After two years, he was promoted to regional sales manager for the Eastern region of the U.S. and Canada.

Stauf Adhesives has named Frank Potter as director of operations and sales. He will also serve as Mid-American regional sales manager. Potter brings extensive experience to his role, serving for the past six years as manager of inside sales for Capella Wood Floors. He has also held positions with Hartco Wood Flooring, Mannington Resilient, Formica Laminates and Art Guild.