Don Scott, president of David Allen Co. in Raleigh, N.C., was formally inducted into the National Tile Contractors Association’s Ring of Honor last month during the 2009 Total Solutions conference in San Antonio, TX. Those recognized for this lifetime achievement award have made outstanding contributions to the ceramic tile, stone and allied products.
Scott has served the National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA), the largest tile contractors association in the world, as 2nd Vice President, 1st Vice President, President, and Chairman of the Board, as well as Chairman of the NTCA Technical Committee. He has also served the industry as chairman of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) 108 Standards Committee and Chairman of the U.S. Technical Advisory Group (TAG) to the International Standards Organization (ISO) TC-189, as well as a member of the Tile Council of North America’s Handbook Committee.
Scott’s career spans 40 years at David Allen Co. He started as a part-time estimator in 1969 on his summer vacation as a teacher. He decided to stay and, through the years, has been a project manager, department manager, vice president of operations, and, in 1999, became the president of David Allen Co., one of the nation’s largest tile, marble, and terrazzo contractors.