Bill Houle


Bill Houle has joined Alloc as Northeast regional sales manager. A 14-year veteran of the industry, Houle was most recently a sales manager for Hoboken Floors in Wayne, N.J.

Bonsal American has added four sales managers to support the ProSpec commercial brand. Peter Golter has been named senior territory manager for Illinois, Michigan, Indiana and Wisconsin.  Jim Partridge has joined as territory sales manager for Washington, Oregon, Montana and Idaho. Carrie Wells has been appointed area sales manager for Texas and Oklahoma. The company has also added Frank Hughes as territory manager for Pennsylvania, Ohio, parts of New Jersey, and Maryland and Washington, D.C.

Art Henson

Additionally, the company has appointed Art Henson marketing coordinator. With more than 14 years of marketing and advertising experience, he will handle graphic design for all of Bonsal’s brands including Sakrete, ProSpec and Amguard.

Ceramic Tile and Stone Consultants has hired Ruth Ellen Heaton as director of the company’s University of Ceramic Tile and Stone training division. An “e-Learning” veteran with 16 years of experience, she will be responsible for developing all online and training programs for the company.

Dr. Neil McMurdie

Dr. Neil McMurdie has joined MAPEI as director of R&D for the Americas. A graduate of Yale University with a Ph.D. in physical organic chemistry, McMurdie will be responsible for developing products that are both environmentally friendly and “efficient and effective.”

Erin Barker

Johnsonite has named Erin Barker as a solution development consultant for the Southeast. Barker will work with architects, designers and end-users in the Carolinas and Tennessee.