Mary Anne Moffatt is the founder and President of M.A. Tile & Stone Design, Inc. Mary Anne has always had an interest in art and ceramics. She was influenced by her uncle, Don Rymer Sr. and his Texas based tile and architectural stone company, Materials Marketing. Graduating from UC Irvine with a Fine Arts Degree and teaching credential she continued her art history and language studies as she traveled around the world as a Pan American Flight Attendant. Mary Anne’s first showroom and management experience was in the design district in Toronto, Canada. She later managed and designed a tile and stone showroom in La Jolla, California and the San Diego Design Center. Mary Anne started her own business in 1992. She has always catered to the trade and personal referrals and continues to consult on custom residential projects.
Our Design Consultant, Francine Lightfoot Ballard, is a key member of the MA Tile and Stone team. Francine’s eye for creative design, informed by her travels to Europe, Central and South America, bring a unique contribution to each client’s vision. With a masters degree in psychology, Francine is able to listen and interpret the client’s ideas and to give the client a range of tailored choices.
Our Showroom Manager, Janet Bokoch, began working at M.A. Tile & Stone Design shortly after purchasing her own kitchen flooring and custom backsplash. Janet and Mary Anne have known each other for years as team teachers at church. With Janet’s undergraduate minor in mathematics and her masters degree in Library Science, she is more than qualified to handle vendor and client accounts. Janet is also famous for her home-baked goods for co-workers and lucky clients.