Dalton – Jay Smith joined Shaw Industries Group Inc. to lead the builder / multifamily division as vice president of sales. In his new role, Shaw said Smith will lead the company’s division and regional vice presidents, along with their teams of territory managers, in synergizing specification and building relationships with floor contractors.
“Jay is a well-known and respected flooring industry leader with long-standing customer relationships and we are delighted to have him join the Shaw team,” said Steve Sieracki, senior vice president of residential sales. From day one, Jay stepped into the role with the wisdom of a seasoned veteran and the enthusiasm of an entrepreneur. His passion is infectious and has been a rallying cry for the team to fall behind and grasp the vast business opportunities within the builder / multi-family channel – and I can’t wait to see the team continue to grow under his leadership . “
Smith joined Shaw with a deep understanding of technical, professional and industry practices essential to position its products and services for future business growth, the company said. According to the company, Smith recently played a key role as president of the FloorExpo Group in scaling and operating the largest multi-family and contractor purchasing cooperative with five operating divisions and 750 locations.