Richard StaleyDirector of Operations
Natural stone is a rich part of Richard’s family and career as he represents the third generation in the industry. Having grown up in the granite and marble business, Richard came to Marmi as the result of a nationwide search. His over 25 years’ experience in the engineered and natural stone industry, as an operations professional with a diverse background from quarry through production and final installations covers both the residential and commercial arenas.
As Marmi’s Technical Expert, Richard’s wealth of knowledge and experience provides a strong foundation for both our internal team and our client work. Richard’s vast expertise also provides specific stone knowledge as to a stone’s performance in an application, as well as, a journeyman’s attention to fabrication and installation precision and detail. In addition to slab fabrication for any project, Richard’s working knowledge of tile installation and wall cladding contribute greatly to Marmi’s broad capabilities within the stone industry.
In his leisure time, Richard enjoys working on many types of home projects and spending time with his lovely wife Raquel, and his college age daughter, Hannah. He also enjoys every opportunity to visit his son Christopher, wife Leslie, and granddaughter Lillian in Tennessee.