We keep good company. Surrounded by self-starters, team players, go-getters, color chemists, tech mavens, design lovers, big dreamers, and some furry mascots, our people are on a passionate pursuit to bring beautiful tile to all.
We're the only tile company certified as a B Corp, recognizing how we use business as a force of good. We also offer competitive salaries, health insurance, 401K, bonuses, paid vacation, and employee stock options. Learn more about our benefits.
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Katherine is a recent addition to the fireclay team but an old friend to the company. She has spent 5 years as a designer and project manager in landscape and interior design. Her first experience selling Fireclay was in 2012 while working for a sustainably focused home improvement store in Austin. Katherine has a degree in architecture from the University of Texas. She can be found drawing, hiking, or anywhere near a horse.
Emily hails from sunny Southern California and moved to San Francisco to study Interior Design. After design school she worked in a local furniture showroom where she developed her skills in color coordination and spacial planning. From there she started a small real estate staging company before joining Fireclay. On the weekends you can find Emily at the beach, baking, reading, or hanging out with her cute dog, Bosley. Emily can be reached at Emily@fireclaytile.com
Favorite thing about Fireclay: The people. My fellow design consultants and coworkers are among some of my favorite people in the world. We all care deeply about what we do.
Growing up in California's Central Valley, Katie has always been passionate about her native state. After attaining her art degree from UC Santa Cruz, Katie spent time in San Diego and finally made her home in San Francisco. Working in picture framing for the last decade while simultaneously inching toward her master's degree in Library Science, Katie has a keen love for organization, art and design. She delights in afternoons spent listening to NPR, having a bizarrely comprehensive knowledge of modern television and road trips in her little red car.
Favorite Things About Fireclay Tile: that our tile is a gorgeous artisan product with an ethical heart of gold
Lindsey is a Massachusetts native with a Bachelor's in MarComm and Public Relations and a Master's in Communications Management. Previous to Fireclay, Lindsey served as the Marketing and Communications Manager for a small, San Francisco compounding pharmacy. Lindsey's passion for design brought her to Fireclay, where she currently works as a Social Media + Content Creator and Marketing Projects Manager. When she's not at Fireclay, Lindsey enjoys urban beekeeping and hanging out with her dog, Peach.
Favorite thing about Fireclay: Canine coworkers!
Fireclay’s resident wordsmith, Pearl Shin is a Pisces that hails from Chattanooga, TN. After spending her adolescence in Nashville, home of country music and backdrop to Justin Bieber’s Christmas hit “Mistletoe,” she relocated to Boston to study Communications at Boston College. Upon graduation, she landed a job as a product copywriter for Joss & Main, Wayfair’s high-end furniture and decor flash sales site. Around this time she was also serendipitously introduced to Eric Edelson, who was seeking a freelance copywriter for a little company called Fireclay Tile. Over 300 color descriptions and countless gallery projects later, Pearl joined the Fireclay team full-time in April 2015. When Pearl is not writing you can find her at karaoke bars channeling Celine Dion or staring longingly at her embroidered portrait of Nicolas Cage.
Favorite thing about Fireclay Tile: The free swag.
Kali hails from the Pacific Northwest and majored in Journalism and double minored in Comparative Literature and Communication Studies at the University of Oregon. After working at a magazine and then visual merchandising, her interest in interior design grew and she joined the sales team at Fireclay. Six months later, she moved over to marketing where she manages partnerships and PR.
Favorite thing about Fireclay Tile: I love that every single tile is made by hand and made to order.
Earned a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design at San Francisco State University. Early in her college career she had an art background that evolved into a love for interior design. Her approach to interior design is to make each room a functional piece of art. In her free time she dabbles in various DIY projects while blasting Foreigner.
Favorite Thing About Fireclay Tile: The numerous ways that we strive for sustainability and our Contemporary Hand Painted Collection.
Caitlyn moved from Portland, Oregon to join the Dream Team in 2014. She has a degree in Art History with an emphasis on Industrial and Architectural Design History. Over the last several years Caitlyn has been teaching art classes and delivering excellent customer service as a case manager. She is passionate about design on a micro level from fixtures, building materials and lighting. In her spare time she enjoys exploring her new city's various markets and restaurants, building furniture and bowling.
Favorite thing about Fireclay Tile: The constant experimentation and innovation of colors, shapes and hand-painted patterns creating infinite design possibilities.
Serena hails from Southern California. She moved to the Bay Area for art school and graduated with a degree in graphic design from California College of the Arts. Before joining Fireclay Tile, Serena worked at several small Bay Area design studios where she worked on branding, print and web design projects, oftentimes for clients in the nonprofit sector. In her free time Serena enjoys cooking, gardening, bicycling and doing DIY projects with her husband. She's also completely obsessed with her boxer pup, Herschel.
Favorite thing about Fireclay Tile: The amazing colors and timeless design
Brittany’s background in Art History at UC Santa Cruz helped her discover a vast archive of diverse architectural elements and art movements that have become influences in her own life. Her post-graduate education in Interior Design at FIDM and professional experience with sales and design consultant services contributes to her awareness for the design and installation processes. Brittany values personal connections and collaboration with clients while creating long lasting and unique designs using Fireclay tile. Brittany enjoys the yogi-lifestyle, singing/ playing guitar, & anything outdoors.
Lauren's love of design led her to Fireclay, where she worked as a Design Consultant for several years before becoming Fireclay's first Training & Development Specialist. Now Lauren brings her creativity and love of learning to training and developing Fireclay's tile stars! Lauren is a person of many interests and in her free time you can find her thrifting, nesting at home, and exploring the Bay Area.
Favorite thing about Fireclay: My lovely co-workers and being surrounded by color every day!
Cleo is a San Francisco born native who has lived all over the west coast, basically anywhere her dad could get a good wave session in. After graduating from UC Davis, Cleo moved to Bangkok, Thailand to teach English for a year before moving into the e-learning software industry. It was an amazing experience for her as the Thai culture is so rich in history and influential in design today. Upon returning to San Francisco, Cleo headed up online customer acquisition for Own Products. Now she manages Fireclay's Salesforce org and development.
Favorite thing about Fireclay Tile: I am proud to be a part of such an influential company with roots in sustainable manufacturing! Tile to the People!
I have been at Fireclay Tile for 11 years where I love the process of creating tile. Outside of work, I like to go fishing, play my guitar, hang out with my wife, and being the best dad I can be for my newborn son.
Favorite thing about Fireclay Tile: The endless growth opportunities and being able to see all of the effort that goes into one beautiful piece of tile.
Favorite thing about Fireclay Tile: I love to handpaint Cuerda Seca tiles.
Sabrina grew up in Connecticut, but moved to California a several years ago to San Luis Obispo, where she studied Interior Design. In her free time, she enjoys playing the guitar and songwriting.
Favorite thing about Fireclay: Seeing all the creative tile ideas designers, architects, and homeowners come up with.
Alex has worked at Fireclay for over 13 years and manages our trade orders and customer service. She is exceptionally detail oriented and friendly, and truthfully she could teach MBAs proper customer service. When not at the office Alex enjoys spending time with her three children. You can reach Alex at email@example.com.
Favorite thing about Fireclay Tile: The hand made characteristics of our tile.
I am the proud father of 3 great children, who I love spending time with in my free time. I came to Fireclay Tile after having worked at Stonelight Tile shortly after starting my family-- almost 30 years ago!
Favorite thing about Fireclay Tile: I love the product we create and that we use mostly recycled materials-- we care about our planet. It's great to see how much this company has grown and evolved over the past 30 years.
Wendy attended interior design classes at Canada College which reignited her love for interior design after raising her children. Wendy has previously worked in two high-end showrooms and a design build firm before joining Fireclay. Throughout her 15 years of experience, Wendy's favorite part of a project is still designing with tile.
Favorite thing about Fireclay Tile: The Cuerda Seca handpainted collection. This technique has been popular through out the world for centuries. I love that Fireclay is keeping the art alive.
Jamie joined the Fireclay Tile team as Creative Director in 2013. Prior to working with Fireclay Tile she sold the companies products in boutique retail shops throughout the country. Her expertise lies in merchandising, product development and retail store design with over 10 years experience in home improvement retail. She has worked for sustainably minded start-ups in Seattle, WA, San Francisco, CA and Austin, TX. Her passion for bold art and clean design with a healthy dose of restraint, drive most creative decisions in her life and at Fireclay Tile. Away from the daily creative routine, you’ll find her in the pottery studio, camping, hiking, or if she’s lucky… two stepping. Jamie holds a degree in Art History from Virginia Tech.
Favorite thing about Fireclay Tile: The raw creative energy that exists at our Aromas, CA factory.
Eric Edelson joined Fireclay in 2009 to manage the business. Previously, Eric was the Vice President of Finance and Business Development at Nuun & Company, the leading sports beverage product in specialty retail. Before Nuun, Eric spent four years at Lehman Brothers in its Private Equity and Principal Investments groups. Eric has a BA from Amherst College and an MBA from Stanford University. Eric is an avid runner loves spending his weekends in the Marin Headlands. Eric can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Favorite thing about Fireclay Tile: Our customers - they rock
Paul has been associated with tile for 30 years, first assisting his tile maker uncle at the age of ten. He held several jobs within the tile industry and then formed his own company, Fireclay Tile, Inc. in 1985. Since founding Fireclay, Paul has been a pioneer in the ceramic tile industry coming up with numerous inventions, being one of the first to use recycled materials in his products, and earning the trust and respect of thousands of loyal customers. Paul received his BA from University of California at Berkeley. When not at Fireclay, Paul enjoys coaching his daughter.
Favorite thing about Fireclay Tile: Our Colors
Oakland native Tiffannie White comes to Fireclay with an extensive background in Culinary Arts where she started a company specializing in film catering. With her mother and grandmother's eye for interior design and entrepreneurial spirit embedded in her, Tiffannie studied Architecture and became a Design Consultant with Fireclay Tile. Connecting with people and providing meaningful experiences is her strong suit. Outside of Fireclay, you can catch Tiffannie creating memories with her family, enjoying the outdoors, trying Pinterest recipes, freelancing design projects, and dancing with her kids.
Favorite thing about Fireclay: Getting the opportunity to help a client's design vision come to life, and all the wonderful connections made with both clients and colleagues.
A San Francisco native, Terapan graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in Integrative Biology and worked in healthcare, sustainability, and visual merchandising before breaking into the interior design industry. He eventually started his own Home Organizing & Design business which introduced him to Fireclay Tile. At Fireclay, he has found a love for the sustainable production process and enjoys guiding clients to thoughtfully manifest their tile dreams. In his free time, you'll find him researching new organizational hacks, planning his next vacation, or looking for new restaurants & bars in SF to explore.
Favorite thing about Fireclay: All the friendly faces. We're all real people who just really love tile.
Jenni is a Bay Area local who graduated from San Francisco State University with Bachelor’s of Science from the School of Design and Industry. Her unique design education background paired with her love of giving back to the community led her to Fireclay Tile. Jenni has always been passionate about environmental and cultural preservation and currently serves as Fireclay’s Lead B-Corp Officer. Jenni is known for her love of shape, color and expressionism. You can find her organizing a road trip, soaking in natural hot springs, listening to live music, or supporting her community through volunteer work.
Favorite thing about Fireclay: The incredible level of empowerment that Fireclay provides women in the design/build industry.
Robin is a Portland native and has a degree in Printmaking from the Pacific Northwest College of Art.
Daughter of a landscaper and ceramicist, she's always had an appreciation for the natural world, craft, and design. Working as a Design Consultant at Fireclay Tile she's found the perfect place to combine these sensibilities, and loves helping clients find something special for their projects. In her spare time, she can be found at DIY music and art events, working in her studio, and enjoying the outdoors. Robin can be reached at Robin@Fireclaytile.com
Favorite thing about Fireclay: Getting to geek out on a daily basis with other tile appreciators!
Christy has worked with luxury brands in the Dallas Design Center for most of her career. With her Interior Design Degree from Stephen F. Austin she naturally gravitates to commercial and residential interiors and architecture.
Christy Joined Fireclay Tile in May 2017 and has worked on an array of Texas projects including The Adolphus Hotel, Epic Deep Ellum, The Statler Hotel, Whole Foods, Hiatus Day Spa, Facebook Corporate, and Sixty Vines Restaurant just to name a few. When Christy is not working you can find her cheering on her kids at their sporting events. Her favorite one to watch is lacrosse. Christy also loves to cook, walk her dog, hang by the pool or lake, and travel.
Experienced in launching products and branding campaigns on a national scale, Sarah has worked in A+D sales and marketing strategy for over 10 years. Her love of design started young—her first BIG project involved meticulously replicating a pattern from Kmart's Martha Stewart Bedding Collection onto her bedroom walls. It is this same commitment to customization that explains Sarah's love for Fireclay and its nearly infinite combination of colors and sizes resulting in spaces that are entirely unique to the project and firm. Sarah resides in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn and can often be found wandering its streets with her dog, Frankie.
Victoria joined the Fireclay team in 2016 with over a decade of experience working in architectural and design communities throughout the Midwest. She has a degree in Interior Design from the University of Wisconsin Stout and resides in the vibrant city of Chicago. She has spent her career immersed in the materials side of the design world and has cultivated a lifelong interest in sustainable building practices. An avid traveler, Victoria is curious about global art and design and it's impact on community and culture. Outside of Fireclay, you can find her exploring Chicago with her family and meeting as many dogs as she can.
Prior to joining Fireclay, Donna worked for a large tile company and collaborated with architects and designers throughout the Northwest on commercial projects. In her spare time, she enjoys cycling, attempting dance moves in a Zumba class and walking her newly rescued Whippets, Rolo and Nella.
Born and raised in Europe, Jane relocated to California in her adolescence. It was there that she found her place in the Bay Area in Santa Cruz, where she studied Art History before moving to Berkeley.
Passionate about the environment, Jane has always chosen to work with the most sustainable and ecologically responsible brands throughout her career.
In her free time you can find Jane exploring new hiking trails with her dog Lada, tending to her garden and hunting for new furniture gems to restore.
Favorite thing about Fireclay: The level of customization, endless color and shape combinations will stoke the creative fire in just about anyone!
Susan Schemm has over 17 years of experience in the design industry, as well as a degree in Interior Design from The Art Institute. From working in the MD/DC and VA area as a designer, teacher and A&D sales rep- she is very familiar with local, national and global market trends. She is passionate about art, architecture, and a good book. When she is not working, Susan can be found Ubering her four boys to and from lacrosse games, and journaling.
Maggie was born, raised, and attended college in the Midwest. After three cold years in Chicago, Maggie moved west to San Diego, where she now calls home.
Maggie has a BS in Strategic Marketing from the University of Kansas, as well as an AS in Landscape Architecture from Southwestern College. The latter degree helped Maggie transition from a successful career in advertising sales to an exciting and challenging position as a designer. Maggie ultimately combined her passion for design with her skillset in sales, and found her happy niche as a manufacturer representative.
Maggie is a self-confessed media junkie for all things interior design, from magazines to blogs to television, she is constantly in tune to the way a space can make you feel, and why.
When she's not working or rearranging shelves, Maggie's two little boys and husband keep her very busy.
Favorite thing about Fireclay: Our B-Corp certification, passion for craft and dedication to sustainability make our products' beautiful on the inside too!
Kristine lives in Hoboken NJ and has worked in the A&D community for over 15 years. She started her career as an Interior Designer at Jamie Drake Design on the Upper East Side & organically started her own interior design business shortly after. Some projects Kristine has designed are Ruth Chris Steak house Uptown Manhattan, 7 Penn Plaza office spaces in Midtown, & vibrant residential spaces. Kristine migrated over to the commercial sales side of the business 5 years ago due to her love & passion for beautiful curated interior products.
In her spare time Kristine enjoys exploring New York City’s award winning restaurants, museums, yoga classes, Soul Cycle, road trips to the Hamptons, ski/spa resorts, local parks with her dog Luca, & travels to Italy to visit family.
Favorite thing about Fireclay Tile: Handmade beautiful tile & conducting business as a force of good.
A Bay Area native through and through, Megan received her Bachelors of Arts in Studio Art & Art History at Saint Mary’s College before venturing across the Bridge to find a home at Fireclay. Megan has always been drawn to the arts and after being introduced to interior design, she quickly realized that tile is truly the art of any space. Megan was initially drawn to Fireclay for their beautiful handmade tile, as their “tread lightly” attitude only served to better the tiles’ beauty. Megan is happiest with a coffee in hand, solving riddles, spending time outdoors, or painting at her kitchen-table-turned-studio.
Favorite thing about Fireclay: The design dogs (and, of course, the tile).
Peggy is a San Francisco native and grew up around the creative process, helping her talented mother select fabric and thread colors for sewing projects. After studying English Literature at UCLA, Peggy found her true calling when she subsequently joined a wholesale textile and furniture manufacturer in Los Angeles. She became enamored with the interior design industry and the artistry of custom manufacturing. Peggy has deep experience in sales, client service, and product development with a passion for helping clients realize their dream home. When she is not talking design, Peggy enjoys exploring new hiking trails with her husband. One of their most memorable is the trail that weaves along the Na Pali Coast of Kauai.
Favorite thing about Fireclay Tile: Our core values and rich California history that set us apart.
Ariel is a San Diego native with a Bachelor's of Science in Interior Design from San Francisco State University. Ariel worked in the design industry for several years at the San Francisco Design Center before finally landing at Fireclay.
You can find Ariel spending her free time jogging by the beach, doing yoga, snuggling with her dwarf rabbits Raindrop and Schmear, or hunting down the best cup of coffee.
Favorite thing about Fireclay: The people, the amazing tile, and of course the dogs!
Recruiting, staffing and HR have been my world for over 15 years! Early in my career I thought I would make a shift, but the more time I have spent in my field, the more I grew to love the human connection that my job allows me to make every single day-- truly special and genuine moments. I am a city girl born and raised in Los Angeles, true to my Mexican culture and my background. Being from Southern California I grew up loving Disneyland and to this day will drive 5 hours each way to enjoy a day with my kids. I am a daughter and super lucky to be able to enjoy both my parents. I'm also the wife to a cool guy, mother of two amazing and awesome kids, and am fortunate to have a super strong circle of friends who will travel over 500 miles to share special moments with me. I love words of encouragement, positive energy and spiritual connections.
Favorite thing about Fireclay: Besides the amazing tile I love being part of an organization that allows me to work with such a diverse group of people. I love the partnership between our leaders and their commitment to make this a truly special place of opportunity for our employees!
Loni made her way from the dusty deserts of Calexico to the coastal breezes of the Monterey Bay after graduating with a double major in graphic design and photography. Before joining Fireclay Tile, Loni worked as a designer at an agency. She discovered the joy of working with non-profits and bringing their good causes to life with powerful design. When she’s not in the office, Loni likes going on hikes with her favorite podcasts, traveling the globe with her fiancé, and snuggling with her cat Pfeiffer.
Favorite thing about Fireclay: Tile's ability to transform ordinary spaces into lovely settings
Sylvia was born and raised in Northern California and is proud to call the Bay Area her home. After receiving a studio art degree from UC Santa Cruz, she made her move up to Oakland and worked in fine art framing for almost 10 years while also playing music and touring with her band before starting a family and finding Fireclay Tile. In her spare time she can be found exploring the Bay with her husband and son, planning trips with her best gal pals, or searching for new pieces to add to her art collection.
Favorite thing about Fireclay Tile: My amazing coworkers!
A Southern California native, Kristina found her home in San Francisco when she moved up here for college. She holds degrees in both Journalism & Culinary Arts and has a background as a food and culture writer, cook, & events coordinator. Her proclivity for interior design, patterns, and color led her to pursue a job with Fireclay. From writing to cooking to design, Kristina has always allowed her creative passions to be the driving force behind her career path, but one thing has always remained consistent - her desire to genuinely connect with the folks she interacts with in a meaningful way.
Outside of work, you can find her tending to her houseplants, cuddling her two cats, experimenting in the kitchen, traveling, learning a new craft, and reading anything she can get her hands on.
Favorite Thing About Fireclay: The focus on innovative design and sustainability, our commitment to treading lightly on the earth, and the endless color combinations to find inspiration through!
Natalie grew up in Santa Cruz and moved to San Luis Obispo to attend Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo where she graduated with a degree in Art and Design. Just before joining Fireclay Tile Natalie worked in a photography studio at a local boating supply company. In her free time she enjoys drawing and painting, singing in choir, hiking, and spending time with her husband Joe.
Favorite thing about Fireclay Tile: Taking photos for Fireclay Stories and eating Martin's BBQ
I've been with Fireclay Tile for 2 years and absolutely love it! When I'm not at Fireclay you can find me at the beach or taking my sister to basketball tournaments. Prior to Fireclay, I've worked in the customer service industry for 4 years.
Favorite thing about Fireclay Tile: No matter where you go, either the Factory or the San Francisco showroom, you always feel at home. Fireclay is truly a welcoming place to work with friendly faces everywhere you look.
I am a proud mom of two gorgeous kids, Emma and Maxx. I am also married to my soulmate and we love going on gym dates and watching movies at home. Family is everything to us. I have worked in customer service/reception since the age of 17. Prior to Fireclay, I attended beauty school and I love hairstyling on the side. I came to Fireclay through an agency after being a stay at home mom for 2 years. Fireclay gave me the opportunity of a lifetime!
Favorite thing about Fireclay Tile: How supportive and friendly everyone is. Their everyday attitudes are always positive and energizing. I love the desire this company has to grow, improve, and make the workplace a safe and happy place for every employee.
I've been working for Fireclay Tile for over a year now after one of my family members (who also works for Fireclay!) recommended me for my current position. My favorite part of my job is that I get to help others daily-- which I love. I am an outgoing person and love to dance in my freetime.
Favorite thing about Fireclay Tile: The people are really friendly, kind, loving, and caring-- but most importantly, they are honest!
I attended California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) and graduated with a degree in Social and Behavioral Sciences with a concentration in Social History. Some of my hobbies outside of Fireclay include spending time outside, backpacking the Sierra's, and kayaking the Monterey Bay. I enjoy watching sports and am always down for reruns of The Office.
Favorite thing about Fireclay Tile: Working with such wonderful people day in and day out.
I have my BS in Business Administration from California State University, Sacramento. I was born and raised in Gilroy. Before Fireclay, I worked as a Staff Accountant for Mainstreet Media who owned the Gilroy Dispatch, Morgan Hill Times, Hollister Freelance, and several other local newspapers for 13 years. When not crunching numbers, I love to hang out with niece and nephew, my family, and my boyfriend Nathan. We enjoy exploring California's history, finding new waterfalls, Disneyland, and country concerts.
Favorite thing about Fireclay Tile: The people-- Everyone always has a smile.
I've been with the Fireclay Tile family for 13 years where I currently work in Product Development. I love the different colors, sizes and shapes that are glazed every day-- It's never boring. In my freetime, you can catch me studying at Cabrillo College.
Favorite thing about Fireclay Tile: There are a lot of opportunities to grow and learn.
Besides working at Fireclay Tile, I am currently attending Gavilan College. When I have spare time, you can find me working on my cars, listening to music, or helping others in any way I can. I came to Fireclay looking for something outside of my comfort zone and have loved it ever since!
Favorite thing about Fireclay Tile: The Culture. Everyone is so selfless and genuinely cares about the person next to them.
I've been involved in the Ceramics Industry for more than 25 years. I first got my start in making tile at McIntyre Tile and Sonoma Tile before joining Fireclay, where I'm very happy to be. Why? Because I really like Fireclay's product and handmade process. I studied Ceramics at SRJC but am mostly self-taught with the help of knowledgeable coworkers I've met along the way (who I am very thankful for). In my freetime, I love art, running, mountain biking, and hiking.
Favorite thing about Fireclay: The magic in making tile
I am the Manager of our Roller Hearth Kiln (RHK) Department and have been with Fireclay for the last 5 years. I am the father of two children whom I love.
Favorite thing about Fireclay: Fireclay Tile gives me the opportunity to be part of the story that we are creating with tile every day.
I was born in LA, but grew up in Aromas where the Fireclay Factory is located. I’ve known of Fireclay for many years through family and close friends before joining the team 3 years ago-- it’s been an amazing ride. The Sample Department has evolved a lot in the last 3 years, with many more great changes to come! When I'm not at work, I enjoy watching all sports, but soccer is my number one. In my free time, I like to explore new places and hang out with friends and family.
Favorite thing about Fireclay: I like how it’s a healthy work environment. There are many opportunities for everyone.
I was born in Mexico but grew up in California. I've lived in Aromas my whole life and I've always known of Fireclay Tile. In fact, I've had several family members and friends who have worked at Fireclay for as long as I can remember! I graduated from Cabrillo College and attended Sacramento State with the hopes of finishing my education at SJSU. I am a huge sports fan (Go DUBS!!) but my passion will forever be soccer. When I'm not working at Fireclay, you can catch me at a soccer field near you, either training or coaching.
Favorite thing about Fireclay Tile: I love how no matter how complicated or impossible any task seems, you will always find hardworking people who will give it their all.
I was born and raised in LA county, before moving to study at UC Merced. Prior to Fireclay, I was a recruiter at a staffing agency. When I'm not at Fireclay, I enjoy spending time with family, trying out different restaurants, and traveling.
Favorite thing about Fireclay Tile: Not only is it a company that produces beautiful tile, it’s a company that has and follows great values.
Born and raised in Santa Cruz County, I went to Cabrillo college where I became an EMT and worked in EMS for 9 years. For the past 5 years I have been working in safety which has been a rewarding experience! On my time off, I love traveling and spending time with my beautiful family.
Favorite thing about Fireclay Tile: I love the teamwork and kindness everyone shows to each other.
I first came to Fireclay because my brother, Juan Carlos, recommended me. I have been with Fireclay since 2013 and got my start in the Shipping and Receiving Department where I quickly became Captain of the team. Since then, I have worked in almost every department here at the Fireclay Factory and have learned so much. When I'm not at Fireclay, I love outdoor sports, going to the beach, and listening to live music. I play in a band every weekend where I get to travel and meet new people.
Favorite thing about Fireclay: I love my job and the product we make and sell!
I've been with Fireclay Tile for almost 2 years and I love it. Prior to coming to Fireclay, I was an Onsite Manager at a staffing agency. When I'm not at work, I enjoy spending quality time with my family and my 3 kids. We love going to the movies and the beach, trying different restaurants, and going on mini weekend getaways.
Favorite thing about Fireclay Tile: Fireclay is truly a welcoming place to work with friendly faces everywhere.
First and foremost, I am a proud father to two lovely children and a husband to an amazing wife. We currently live in the beautiful city of Watsonville, CA. Some of my hobbies include watching/playing sports (Go Colts!), art, working on cars, and anything else that keeps me busy. Growing up, I've always enjoyed being part of a team, which is why I'm thrilled to be a part of such a great organization. Fireclay Tile's commitment to maintaining its customers, as well as its employee's happiness is one of the many reasons for its success.
Favorite thing about Fireclay Tile: Designing and creating tile is an art form. We as employees get to take part in it everyday!
I grew up in the South Valley town of Gilroy just north of Aromas and come from a proud Mexican-American family from Guadalajara Mexico. I have been involved in manufacturing operations for close to 7 years. I have been blessed to be supported by wonderful family and friends my entire life. I am a true believer in second chances with a never-quit attitude. #ganas
Favorite thing about Fireclay Tile: Developing People and providing new skills and opportunities to the Central Calif. Coast community. I also enjoy being part of people-first driven company with a continuous improvement culture in all operations. I am honored to lead operations that support a vision started 30+ years ago.
I am an Engineer who loves to work with machines and continuously improve processes to provide a safe and ergonomic work environment for our team members and best quality products for our customers. Outside of work, I get lost in the beauty of California's hills, hiking and sightseeing.
Favorite thing about Fireclay Tile: Kindness in people and care towards saving planet by sustainable manufacturing practices.
Lisa joined the Fireclay family in September 2019. Originally a proud Spartan from Michigan, she has called Colorado home since 2003. Promoting and selling hard surfaces in the commercial realm is a welcome challenge after spending a decade in the world of residential kitchen design and remodeling. Her love of bold colors and daring design paired with this conscionable company make Fireclay a perfect fit! Out of the office, Lisa can be found gardening, tinkering with this and that, and jumping on the trampoline with her son.
Favorite thing about Fireclay Tile: The wonderful team of people, from the office to the factory.
Carolina comes to Fireclay with a deep history in exteriors, having been in building envelope and rainscreen systems for the past 12 years.
She holds a Bachelor and Masters Degree in mechanical engineering from Georgia Tech, with a specialization in materials. Tile sales and design is her blood, as her dad was in tile sales until he retired to help run her brother's three restaurants.
A native of Venezuela via Miami, Carolina had enough of Atlanta winters and moved her family to Los Angeles. The hiking, the beach, the weather, the people, the art, the music, the entertainment, the fun! What's not to love?
On weekends, she's usually hiking, reading, recording music, or watching Formula 1 races.
Carolina is passionate about education, ecotourism, personal development, and sustainability in building materials.
Favorite thing about Fireclay Tile: We are a conscious company. We intentionally set out to do good, be the change and proudly walk the talk. Oh, and everyone is super nice :)
Annie Acheatel joined Fireclay in late 2016 as a Commercial Sales Coordinator and today leads the Sales and Client Support Department. Her responsibilities include managing the customer service team, shipping & logistics, and the installation support program.
As the daughter of an architect and an interior designer, Annie has always been immersed in design. She has built her professional career working in creative arts, interior design offices and real estate development firms. Annie holds a BA in Dance from UC Irvine and although she has officially hung up her dancing shoes, she still enjoys dancing every night in her living room with her husband & two young children.
Favorite thing about Fireclay Tile: Our creativity and our kindness.
I grew up in Morgan Hill, but have lived in Aromas for the last 5 years. I love being able to work in the great community that I live in! Prior to Fireclay, I went to college locally and worked for a cloud based bookkeeping firm. I also went to cosmetology school and did hair for the last 10 years. When I'm not at Fireclay, I love spending time with my husband and my corgi. We enjoy hiking, biking, and doing anything outdoors!
Favorite thing about Fireclay: I love the positive energy that I feel from the people I work with and the company as a whole. I love working for a company that believes in using business as a force for good and I'm proud to be a part of it.
An Arizona native, Cristal graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor’s of Science in Retail and Consumer Science. Following an initial career in corporate retail, Cristal's love of design drove her to go back to school and pursue a degree in Interior Design. She previously worked as a Design Consultant for a home interiors company based in Virginia.
Favorite thing about Fireclay Tile: The collaborative environment and focus on providing the best experience to our clients. As well as the endless colors, shapes and hand-painted patterns to create countless design possibilities.
Born and raised in Georgia, Abby relocated to Portland, OR to attend Lewis & Clark College where she graduated with a B.A in Fine Arts with a concentration in Ceramics. After college, she spent a few years doing research and development for another ceramic tile company in Portland before joining the Fireclay Team in 2019. When she is not at work, you can find her hanging out with her old fat pitbull, hiking, cooking real Southern food, and working on her own ceramic practice.
Favorite thing about Fireclay Tile: Working for a sustainable, empowering, and ecologically conscious company.
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