Marmi’s commitment to service is reflected throughout its organization – from the initial design consultant to the ultimate installer. Each member of the Marmi Team is devoted to client satisfaction and the quest for perfection in every project regardless of its complexity or subtle simplicity.
A graduate of UGA with a Bachelor of Fine Art in Interior Design, Susan has 23 years of experience in the design industry. Having spent the last 8 years with a prominent stone and tile showroom at the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center, Susan is Marmi’s “resident tile expert.” Along with her industry knowledge and experience comes a strong degree of creativity in working with clients.
Angelica Gurel - Design and Sales Consultant
Angelica has been in the stone industry for five years. With a Marketing degree from Colombia and a BFA in Interior Design from the Art Institute of Atlanta, Angelica provides knowledge and detail to every project.
Karin Hampton – Design and Sales Consultant
With a BFA in Studio Art from The University of Georgia, Karin Hampton has been in the stone industry for five years. Before joining the Marmi Natural Stone Team, Karin was the assistant to a prominent interior designer in upstate New York. Karin’s experience and knowledge makes each client’s visit enjoyable and memorable.
Karl Harte - Regional Sales Executive
A graduate of Purdue University, Karl brings his 30 years of experience in the Countertop industry to Marmi. Developing relationships regionally, Karl has helped Marmi expand, supplying an unprecedented selection of high-end, natural stone slabs and tile to industry leaders throughout the southeast.
Interning since 2009 in retail and national sales, accounting and marketing, Deena graduated in 2011 from Kennesaw State University with a B.A. in Business Management and is now a full-time member of the National Sales department. With her knowledge of Marmi products and processes, as well as her language skills, she will be an international liaison between Marmi offices.
Chanthan Bun – Project Manager
With eight years in the stone industry, Chanthan is very precise and knowledgeable. With each project, Chanthan makes sure to cover every detail. Chanthan enjoys learning about her birthplace of Cambodia, and spending time with her family.
Stephan Mann – Project Manager
Stephen graduated from Georgia Tech in 2009 with a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering. He has always had a passion for woodworking and developed a passion for business and industrial design while in school. In Stephen’s first year at Marmi he has come to enjoy the many parallels that stone fabrication and woodworking share.
Magd Riad – President
Our team is led by President, Magd Riad, who manages the entire organization and heads our global sourcing efforts. Magd started with Marmi Natural Stone in the beginning of 2009 as a strategy consultant and quickly accepted the role of President and COO at the start of 2010. With an MBA from The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and an undergraduate engineering degree from Georgia Tech, Magd has worked in some of America’s most respected companies, including The Coca-Cola Company, General Electric, and Newell-Rubbermaid in a variety of management roles. Magd enjoys being outdoors and is an avid runner and snow skier.
Richard Staley – Director of Operations and FabricationWith over 17 years experience in the engineered and natural stone industry as a Production Manager and Operations Professional, Richard joins Marmi Natural Stone as Director of Operations and Fabrication. Richard is a 3rd generation in the stone business with experience in both the commercial and residential industries. With his vast amount of knowledge, Richard is a great addition to the Marmi Natural Stone Team.
Judy Talley – Director of Marketing and Business Development
A graduate of Oglethorpe University, Judy came to Marmi as a marketing consultant with over 25 years in marketing and communications experience. After working with the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic games, she started her own marketing consulting business, specializing in the custom home building and remodeling industry.
Emily Reatherford – Director of Administration
The veteran of the group, Emily has grown with Marmi Natural Stone since its infancy in 2006. Emily has seen the company transform into the sophisticated company it is today. A graduate of Emory University and SHRM certified, Emily oversees information technology, human resources and facilities management.
Hilary Langley – Client Services Manager
Hilary serves as Executive Assistant to Magd Riad, and manages the sourcing process from acquisition to delivery as the sourcing coordinator. Graduating magna cum lauda from Emory University Goizueta Business School with a BBA in Marketing, Hilary has many years of comprehensive administrative and program support in the corporate arena.