Amanda McMillan

Director of Member Experience

Amanda has 18 years of experience in increasingly responsible roles within sales and customer service in several industries. In her previous role as an Account Executive for Sprint, she met Jon Kaplan. After learning about the Group, and it’s Members, she felt drawn to this position where she plays a key part of the Rockheads team to continuously improve upon our Membership and Vendor Partners experience, as well as, Rockhead Group growth. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her daughter, reading, and anything to do with the outdoors.

Phone: 216-203-2147

Email: [email protected]

Jon Kaplan

Managing Partner

Jon Kaplan is an accomplished executive with a proven record of consulting successful businesses in many different industries. His vast experience includes serving Senior Management positions at top international corporate accounting and consulting firms, including leadership positions in the Countertop Industry, as well as a history in a family business performing large Commercial Construction.

Phone: 216-310-1569

Email: [email protected]

Lorenzo Marquez

Marketing & Meeting Coordinator

Lorenzo is president of Marqet Group a full-service marketing agency focused in the construction, surfacing, at-home services and kitchen and bath industry. Our team executes a combination of activities inclusive of various areas that grow market share and achieve a leadership position.

Phone: 832-628-9834

Email: [email protected]

ROCKHEAD TEAM

Jon Kaplan

ROCKHEADS FOUNDER

Jon Kaplan is an accomplished executive with a proven record of consulting successful businesses in many different industries.

Nick Began

ROCKHEADS FOUNDER

Nick’s 31 years of stone industry experience began in stone fabrication as a certified union tile installer.

Larry Crowley

ROCKHEADS FOUNDER

Larry Crowley has over three decades in the stone fabrication industry, opening his first shop in 1987.

Paul Menninger

ROCKHEADS FOUNDER

Paul Menninger is the founder of Capitol Granite in Richmond, Virginia.

Eric Tryon

ROCKHEADS FOUNDER

Eric founded the award-winning Premier Surfaces, a Southeastern U.S. countertop fabrication and installation business....

GROUP FOCUSED RESOLUTION THINKING

We have worked with the world’s most sophisticated businesses in the stone industry.

We represent over $600M in countertops sold in North America, with our 65+ members combined. Our group continues to lead the surface fabrication category and the numbers show it.

The Rockhead Group USA was founded by a group of stone fabricators dedicated to ethical and best practices in the industry. A primary requirement of membership is the Natural Stone Institute’s accreditation which is a rigorous examination process including a voluntary OSHA inspection. The group saw the need for a trade group specifically focused on the stone fabrication industry, with ample time dedicated to developing best practices specific to the fabrication of natural stone and quartz.

SALES

We represent over $600M in countertops sold in North America.

ACCREDITATION

Requirement of membership is the Natural Stone Institute’s accreditation.

OUR COMMITMENT TO HELP OUR CLIENTS DELIVER THEIR STRATEGIES HAS SEEN US BUILD A TRULY GLOBAL NETWORK