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CBC Flooring appoints agent in Southwest

Screen Shot 2014-09-15 at 11.36.02 AMCommack, N.Y. — CBC Flooring has made a change to its network of agents, distributors and direct sales staff to better service the thriving markets of California and Las Vegas.

Sustainable Surfaces(s2) is now representing all of CBC’s brands in Southern California and Las Vegas. The company formerly serviced the state of Florida, where it quadrupled sales of CBC’s product lines within two years.

“CBC was a tremendous business partner for me in Florida and what I’m seeing already is affirming that we are going to have a very successful partnership in California as well,” said Reade Palmer, president of Sustainable Surfaces. “Because the product lineup is so well rounded now, we have the opportunity to meet the needs of almost every client with a CBC product.”

Palmer founded the firm in 2008 with a focus on sustainability and social responsibility.

“Reade has performed exceptionally well for CBC in the past and I have no doubt he will help grow the Southern California and Las Vegas markets for us,” said Chip Braulick, director of flooring for CBC. “We are very pleased to have s2 representing CBC Flooring brands in one of our larger markets.”

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CBC Flooring adds sales agent

Screen Shot 2014-08-28 at 3.23.45 PMCommack, N.Y. — CBC Flooring has added a new agent to its network of agents and direct sales staff.

Surfaces Central, based in Columbus, Ohio, is now representing all of CBC’s brands in Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky.

Surfaces Central owner Brad Lyon is a third-generation flooring expert, and grew up working in a flooring contractor business started by his grandfather.

“Having the technical knowledge allows me to help designers learn about which CBC product lines will work best for our customers’ installations,” Lyon said. “I’m excited about CBC’s product lineup and what we have to offer the architect and design communities.”

“We are delighted to have Brad and Surfaces Central join our network,” said Chip Braulick, director of flooring for CBC.

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CBC Flooring hires sustainability manager

Kimberly LombardozziCommack, N.Y. – CBC Flooring has added the new position of sustainability manager to its team, representing another step toward solidifying the company’s position as a leading sustainable flooring provider for the commercial market.

Kimberly Lombardozzi will be responsible for leading all aspects of CBC Flooring’s sustainable initiatives and strategy, including implementing sustainable sales initiatives supporting CBC Flooring’s sales growth, product development and brand awareness. She will report to Huiet England, national sales manager.

With almost 20 years of experience, Lombardozzi most recently ran her own sustainability marketing consulting firm, helping companies define their green messaging, creating better tools to convey such messaging, improving communications and managing Ecoscorecards. Prior to this, she was the sustainability manager and territory manager for The Mohawk Group for four years, serving in a role similar to her new role for CBC.

“I am thrilled to work for a company with a philosophy matching my own when it comes to bringing truly sustainable products to market,” Lombardozzi said. “Green building practices have become the standard with leading architect and design firms across North America and I look forward to sharing the benefits of CBC’s products within these communities.”

Lombardozzi has held significant leadership positions within the U.S. Green Building Council Illinois Chapter and the Greenbuild Host Committee. She has been a LEED Accredited Professional since 2004 and has been a LEED AP Interior design + Construction since 2010.

“We are delighted to have Kimberly join our team,” said Chip Braulick, director of flooring for CBC. “Kimberly’s proven ability and deep knowledge of sustainability practices will help us continue to expand our product offering to maintain and strengthen our position as the first choice in sustainable commercial flooring.”


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CBC announces reorganized management team

Commak, N.Y.—CBC Flooring has announced a reorganized management team as it looks to continue its double-digit sales growth in 2013.

Chip Braulick has been promoted to Director of Flooring. He will now oversee both the marketing and sales functions of CBC Flooring. With 27 years of experience in the commercial flooring industry, Braulick will remain an instrumental part of the changes that have redefined CBC’s overall brand and product strategy. Continue reading CBC announces reorganized management team