Career Operations Leader, 33 years of success in directing retail and manufacturing team-based operations. Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, successful in staff training, motivation, and team development. My experience in Manufacturing in world class companies such as Pirelli Fiber Optic Cable company, Cooper Tools, Allied Air and the Retail experience comes from Circuit City Stores Inc, Cort/Instant Furniture Rental, Lansing Building Products, and Amazon. This unique background has afforded me to learn many different fields of Retail and Service based industries and share that knowledge and stay focused on Customer Centric business.
Tammy has been creative all her life. As an artist, photographer, jewelry designer, potter, crafter of bird houses made from reclaimed materials, an Interior Designer, a previous Art Gallery owner, and the creator of Your Kid’s Art, a collection of original art placed in a hard bound book, Tammy’s designs are always creative, practical and beautiful.
Tad Abrams works out of Creative Tile’s showroom in our Commercial/Architectural Sales department. After graduating from the University of SC with a degree in Finance, he worked as a buyer and financial planner in the headquarters of two national department stores. For the past 26 years, Tad has worked in the construction industry alongside his father operating a commercial roofing and waterproofing consulting firm. Tad’s grandfather and father operated a tile, terrazzo and marble contracting business in Columbia for several decades. Tad’s past experiences have supplied him with knowledge in both the stone and tile industry. Tad will guide you through your material selection process, always ensuring that your needs—both technical and aesthetic—are met.
Lee has 20 + years in the design field, with 16 years in the Floor & Wall Coverings Industry which include Design, Sales, Social Media & Marketing Management, as well as an extensive knowledge of manufacturing & installation. His designs have been featured in national & local media publications having received awards from 1998 to present.
Jason got his start in the tile business in 2001, working in the commercial side of the tile industry. In 2002 he transitioned into the residential tile industry. Jason has worked with some of the best installers in Columbia. He joined Creative Tile in March of 2011 and has continued to further his knowledge and education in all aspects of the tile industry. As the Distribution Manager for Creative Tile, he strives to make sure that all installers and customers leave prepared and happy. Jason has also learned from our wonderful designers on how to design and assist customers with their selections as needed.
With over 15 years of experience in the tile industry, Brett Mello began his work as a helper and progressed in his apprenticeship to a part-time tile installer. In 2018, Brett joined the team at Creative Tile to gain more knowledge by handling multiple inventory levels in the tile distribution field. Brett is also able to offer his insight and expertise to other installers and homeowners, throughout the selection process.
Shanna McCormack, who comes from a background of bookkeeping and client services management, serves as the Business Manager for Creative Tile. Shanna graduated from the University of North Carolina, Charlotte with a degree in Political Science and Interdisciplinary Health Studies. When Shanna isn’t furiously crunching numbers and ensuring smooth operations, she enjoys traveling the world. Her numerous travels to tile producing countries such as Italy, Spain, and Morocco have provided her with a unique appreciation for the natural beauty of the materials we supply.