CFI Welcomes New Board Chair, Leadership Team

Certified Flooring Installers (CFI) has announced Ron Von Busch as its new board chair.

Von Busch is vice-president of operations at CDI Floors and a longstanding member of the CFI advisory board. Succeeding Don Styka, he will lead a team of esteemed industry professionals dedicated to driving excellence and innovation in the flooring sector.

Joining Von Busch on the board for a two-year period are Roland Thompson, Thompson Flooring and Installation; Joe Cea, Congoleum Corp.; Leslie Del Pozo QEP Co. Inc.; Bruce Gentry, Mohawk Group; and Phillip Gladden, Crain Cutter Co.

Additionally, serving a three-year term are John Steier, Steier Flooring; John Apodaca, Cuttrate Flooring; Jorge Orta, a self-employed certified flooring installer in San Antonio, Texas; Jimmy Salisbury, Blue Crew Installation; Paul Stuart, Go Carrera/Stuart and Associates; and Don Perkins, DFP LLC.

“The new board is a diverse group that is talented and passionate about the floor covering industry,” says Von Busch. “Each new member possesses a unique level of experience and skill set that will be called upon as CFI faces many complex challenges. Among those challenges, this group is tasked with eliminating the knowledge gap between installers, retailers and contractors, adding value to our membership and creating new programs that will further enrich our history of providing the best training available in the industry.”

Members of CFI’s advisory board play a crucial role in shaping association programs, policies and initiatives through their participation in monthly meetings. Their collective expertise and dedication ensure CFI remains at the forefront of excellence in the flooring installation industry, says the organization.

CFI is a division of the World Floor Covering Association that is devoted to installation training and certification through a team of dedicated trainers. It provides educational resources for the industry through inspection, installation, estimating, product knowledge, and patterned and woven carpet, hardwood, ceramic, laminate and resilient flooring training.

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