David H. Lord
1255 Hastings Ranch Dr,
Pasadena, CA. 91107


Professional Accomplishments

1997- Present          Owner/ President David Lord- Tile Contractor, Inc.

Responsible for the all aspects operating a tile sub-contracting business including:

  • C-54 Tile Contractor– CSLB License # 983081 active RMO: David Lord, bonded and insured.
  • Construction Office Management – proficiently managing all billing, bookkeeping, accounts payable/receivable, payroll, insurance and tax compliance associate with running a construction business.
  • Marketing and Customer Relations– attracting new clients through multiple marketing strategies: mailers, managing a well trafficked website, and punctual fielding of all incoming calls personally.
  • Competitive Estimating– accurate blue print and material take-offs, complete knowledge of the tile and stone market and the added benefit of long term relationships with multiple wholesale suppliers to guarantee optimal pricing for the customer.
  • Tile Design– 20+ years of collaboration with interior designers, tile manufacturers, builders and customers. This has generated a wealth of new ideas for my portfolio, including innovative layouts, styles and material selections.
  • Employee/Subcontractor Management– Colorado’s only 4 year NTCA apprenticeship program focused on ANSI specifications and TCA methods.
  • Safety Coordinator– creation and implementation of a comprehensive tile specific safety policy upholding professionalism and safety on all jobsites.
  • Residential and Commercial Construction Site Management– coordinating dependable daily communication between the General Contractor and other trades. Maintaining a daily production schedule including “job costing” to improve efficiency and productivity, focusing on bringing every job in on schedule and within budget.
  • Inspections and Standards– Applying a lateral thinking approach to training with each Apprentice, Installer and Field Supervisor and a strict adherence to a “never settle attitude”, has completely eliminated call backs.

Manufactures Roles

2002-2011- Protecto Wrap Co. Denver, CO. 800-759-9727 Jack Hopkins, CEO

Technical Consultant and Field Testing- Job-site and Factory testing of new products lines, including their liquid applied Crack Isolation Membrane and In-floor Radiant Heating system.  We had the exclusive opportunity to provide input in the development, design and operation of these systems.

2010-2011- Protecto Wrap Co. Denver, CO. 800-759-9727 Jack Hopkins, CEO

Independent Sales Rep. Flooring Division- Sales representative to Capco Tile and Stone providing sales support and training to tile contractors throughout Colorado.



1994-1997Political Science

Business Administration

George Mason University, Fairfax VA.

Colorado Mountain College, Breckenridge, CO

1998-2011 Industry Training National Tile Contractors Association, Jackson, MS.

Coverings/Surfaces 2012-2013 Contractors

License CSLB C-54 Tile Contractor #983081

Trade Skills and Experience

C-54 Contractor Slab & Concrete Countertops Complete Remodels
Estimator Mosaic Fabrication & Installation Trim & Framing Carpentry
Jobsite Supervisor Showroom Tile Sale Painting and Drywall
Tile Layout and Design Independent Manufacturer’s Rep. Electrical and Plumbing

sealFully licensed, bonded and insured. My professional low-mile service truck is fully tooled up and jobsite ready.