Our Staff

Christmas 2015

Staff Profiles





President and founder of Star Tile, Hans is recognized as one of the industry leaders in the flooring industry. In his 60 years in the business, he has brought a level of integrity and quality to flooring. Industry associates consult him regularly for his experience and problem solving abilities. Quietly competent, dryly humorous, and solid in his role as the patriarch of the company, Niagara is fortunate to have the experience Hans brings to flooring projects. He still enjoys working and overseeing the projects Star Tile is involved with.






Comptroller and partner in the family business, Darryl is also the company slate expert. In addition to managing the company's finances, Darryl looks after New England Slate, the stone manufacturing arm of Star Tile. He would be pleased to assist you on your next slate project - be it a fireplace or landscaping materials you need. Or do you have an existing slate floor? Call Darryl for his expertise in how to get it looking like new again.




Yvonne is the company's secretary - treasurer. She is the "woman behind the scenes" quietly and competently making sure the company is well managed from an accounting perspective. She also assists in the showroom from time to time. Her years of experience will provide you with practical innovative advice for your flooring renovations.




Every project requires that little extra TLC that will make it one you will be proud of. Mary clearly enjoys her position as sales manager and decorating consultant, and loves to assist homeowners in finding that perfect tile or flooring for their particular project. With twenty-five years of experience in the construction industry, she also brings a down to earth knowledge that helps make the project go smoothly. She will help you coordinate trades people, review proper preparation for your new flooring installation and give you sound decorating advice. Drop in and meet Mary - we promise you will be glad you have her as part of your home renovation team.




Michael brings 20 years of floor covering knowledge to his role as residential estimator. Mike is the gentleman that will come (at no cost to you) to give you a free in home estimate for your next flooring project. With his broad knowledge, he can offer you the assistance you need to make your flooring renovation go smoothly. He can assist you with recommending competent trades people, can advise how to best prepare for your project, and help coordinate the scheduling to make sure it all goes smoothly. Call Mike today if you are thinking of new flooring in your home!




Meet our office administrator, Kathy, but please call her Kat. She is the friendly voice at the end of the phone, taking your orders, answering your questions, and all the while handles the myriad of details of our accounting department and administrative organization.






Sherry is your commercial /institutional estimator and project coordinator. She brings her highly organized, competent, friendly demeanour to every job she's involved with. She'll recommend the right product for your project, and help you coordinate budgets and schedules to bring it from concept to reality. Her twenty-five years of estimating and site coordinating means she has the know how to handle the challenges that arise in the construction process. Feel comfortable working with this exceptional woman on your project!




Rick is the lead installer on a commercial carpet and vinyl flooring team. Hard working, capable and with 30 years of experience, Rick is sure to please. Star Tile is fortunate to have his talent as part of our installation team since 1980.




Luciano has been working as a tile and stone craftsmen for some 30 years now. He joined us right after school to begin his apprenticeship under some of our finest Italian craftsmen. Today he is a talented artisan in his own right taking pride in the demand for his superlative workmanship and talent as seen in many of the finest homes in Niagara.




A multi talented individual, he is primarily involved in commercial and institutional tile, stone and terrazzo installations. Ali has been part of the Star Tile team since 1995 after emigrating from his native Lebanon. Ali is well suited to large projects, and coordinates his crew to ensure the work is done on time with the quality you deserve and with his proud stamp of approval. If you're fortunate to have him work on your residential project, know his years of experience will ensure the finished product you've been dreaming of.


Vince and Wilson


Vince and Wilson are the team of talented installers who will make your new hardwood, laminate or vinyl floor look phenomenal! They work well together ensuring that everything goes smoothly, installed perfectly, and the job is left clean and tidy at the end of each day. True craftsmen, they'll remove your old floors, level / straighten challenging areas, finesse the details, and leave you with a new floor you'll be proud of for years to come! Feel free to ask for this knowledgeable, friendly team in your home and know you'll be in the best of care.


Juan Carlos


Our warehouse manager, Juan Carlos, is the man that will prepare and load your orders, making sure you get the right product packaged safely and securely. Juan Carlos' friendly personality and attention to detail will add to the positive experience of shopping at Star Tile.






For unsurpassed quality, specify Bruce for your next carpet installation. With his fine attention to detail, great seaming and stair upholstering ability, Bruce, with his 40 years of expertise, is sure to make your next carpet project one you will long be proud of.




Allow our knowledgeable sales associates to guide you through your decorating adventure. All of our staff receive product training and enjoy creating solutions for your decorating challenges. At-home decorating consultations are also available.


Once your flooring selections have been made take advantage of a free estimate! Just set up a time through your Sales Associate and our estimator will be by to measure your project. They will call you with a supply and install estimate within a week. No obligations.


Our Goal

To professionally assist you in creating beautiful surroundings using the right product at the right price for your particular project while maintaining the quality and added value you deserve.


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Star Tile Centre Ltd.

155 Highway 20 East

Fonthill, Ontario


L0S 1E0


905-892-4776 - fax


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