The Ceramic Tile Education Foundation (CTEF) board of directors has named Scott Carothers executive director. He brings more than 26 years of industry-related experience to his new position, including owner of Long’s Tile Co., and 22 years within the National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA) as committee member, chairman and president.

Gobis will assume the technical director position for CTEF, and focus on creating technically oriented programs to meet the needs the ceramic tile industry, including installation.