LATICRETE has appointed Brian Divelbiss to the position of technical sales representative for the Indiana region. In his new position, Divelbiss will report to regional sales manager Walt Stivers, and will work to build and maintain LATICRETE distribution partnerships in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska. A native of Kansas City, Divelbiss comes to LATICRETE with extensive experience in the tile and stone industry, where he has previously worked for Dal-Tile, and most recently owned his own company, Precision Stoneworks, manufacturing custom concrete countertops and molds, as well as custom tile design and installation.

“Brian (Divelbiss) is a great addition to the LATICRETE team,” said Stivers. “He got involved in the tile and stone business directly out of college when he started his own direct buy franchise in Kansas City. Since that time, he’s been actively involved in the industry in a number of different roles, and actually worked closely with LATICRETE when he was with Daltile in Lenexa (Kansas). He’s a great fit because not only does he have experience as a business owner and tile installer, he’s worked on the sales side and perhaps more importantly, has a great knowledge base already of LATICRETE materials and methods.”