Scott Carothers is the Director of Certification and Training for the Ceramic Tile Education Foundation headquartered in Pendleton, SC. He is responsible for the creation of the Certified Tile Installer (CTI) program and is also involved in the creation of the Advanced Certifications for Tile Installers (ACT) program as well as providing training to others in the tile industry. He has been involved in the ceramic tile industry for over 35 years and was the owner of a successful retail store and installation firm prior to coming to CTEF. He has served as President and Chairman of the Board of the National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA), Chairman of the NTCA Technical Committee, named the NTCA Tile Person of the Year in 2005 and received the NTCA Ring of Honor in 2013. He is a voting member of the ANSI and the TCNA Handbook committees. He may be contacted at 864-222-2131 or firstname.lastname@example.org.