OBERLIN, OH -- MIA president Dan Rea has selected David Carnevale to join the MIA executive committee and serve as the 2015 board treasurer. "David is deeply committed to the MIA and will do a great job championing the financial oversight of the organization," said Rea. Carnevale added, "I look forward to working with the board and several member committees to make sure the projects being undertaken are tied to the strategic plan and meet the needs of our members and stone industry."

Carnevale joined the MIA board in 2014 representing MIA's zone 7 (Pacific: Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington). In the past year, he has been instrumental in helping with membership recruitment/retention at Marmomacc and is co-chairing an MIA initiative to create a "Supplier to Buyer Stone Manual." His involvement has also included participation in the MIA Pinnacle Awards. Carnevale assumed the role of treasurer at the MIA annual meeting at TISE West in Las Vegas, NV, in January 2015. He is president of Carnevale & Lohr Inc (MIA member since 1981) and has been with his firm and in the natural stone industry for 36 years. Other members of the MIA executive committee include:

  • President: Dan Rea, Coldspring
  • Vice President: David Castellucci, Kenneth Castellucci & Associates
  • Secretary: Jon Lancto, Surface Products
  • Immediate Past President: Tony Malisani, Malisani & Inc.

Additionally, the MIA has a board of directors consisting of 13 individuals (nine from the U.S. and four from outside the U.S.)