Articles by Alexis Fisher

New location pushes plans for expansion

When owner Roger Schumacher started Schumacher Tile & Stone, he had one thing in mind -- guaranteed customer satisfaction. That is why, after being in the business for nearly 13 years, his current company’s philosophy, “where customer service is chiseled in stone,” has been an important factor towards its success.
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Building a fabrication business on strong fundamentals

Palomar Stoneworks Inc. is owned by Chief Executive Officer, Ed Vasko, who is experienced in high-efficiency fabrication and business development; Vice President of Operations, Mike Crosby, who brings more than 10 years of knowledge from the stone industry; and Duke Hong, who has a background in the financial and IT worlds. The different skills of each individual have been brought to bear on the business, according to Vasko. “A strong team requires diversity,” he said.  
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