Kent Klaser Joins Ceramic Tile And Stone Consultants (CTaSC)
Kent will also spend time developing new University of Ceramic Tile and Stone (UofCTS) Online training courses for the tile and stone industry. Initially, Kent will be developing an online Estimating course, and a Superintendent and Foreman course for tile installation companies.
Kent has been in the tile and stone industry most of his life, having grown up in a family tile and stone installation company, Klaser Tile of San Diego, CA. Kent started working full time for Klaser Tile in 1996. He started out working in the field as an installer. Later he worked as a project foreman for several years, and then worked as a senior project manager for the company. In 2006 Kent became Vice President of Operations for Klaser Tile up until recently when he started working full time for CTaSC.
Kent brings his extensive tile and stone and management experience to CTaSC from his 20 plus years working in the industry. At Klaser Tile he did take-offs and bidding, oversaw and managed commercial projects, and managed a labor force that at times had over 100 workers on various projects.
Kent Klaser is a tile and stone expert with over 20 years experience in the tile and stone industry. He is both a licensed ceramic tile and stone installer and a mason installer, as well as having a Bachelor of Science degree.
At CTaSC Kent will work as a forensic expert, expert witness, and will oversee tile and stone investigations. Kent will also work on developing new specifications for new construction projects or for projects that are remediating failures. He will also develop quality control and quality assurance plans to help make sure new tile and stone installations are installed correctly. He will also develop training programs for tile installation companies through the University of Ceramic Tile and Stone, a division of CTaSC.