Scott Carothers

The Ceramic Tile Education Foundation (CTEF) board of directors has named Scott Carothers executive director. He brings more than 26 years of industry-related experience to his new position, including owner of Long’s Tile Co., and 22 years within the National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA) as committee member, chairman and president.

“Mr. Carothers’ recent leadership positions and field experience in meeting the needs of the installation community are exemplary and well known,” said Dave Gobis, outgoing CTEF executive director. “The CTEF board would be hard-pressed to find a more qualified successor.”

Gobis will assume the technical director position for CTEF, and focus on creating technically oriented programs to meet the needs the ceramic tile industry, including installation.