DAVID ALLEN COMPANY


LEADERSHIP




Robert Roberson,

Chairman


Mr. Roberson has provided the leadership for the David Allen Company for more than 60 years. Having served as a leader and president of several national and industry associations for marble, granite, terrazzo, and tile, he is a highly regarded business and industry leader, a visionary consultant, and a mentor.




Robert Roberson

Chairman


Mr. Roberson has provided the leadership for the David Allen Company for more than 60 years. Having served as a leader and president of several national and industry associations for marble, granite, terrazzo, and tile, he is a highly regarded business and industry leader, a visionary consultant, and a mentor.



David Roberson,

CEO


David manages the Terrazzo Division of David Allen Company and is recognized throughout the industry as an innovative leader with over 45 years’ experience in terrazzo contracting. This experience includes every aspect of the industry from hands-on job site to national industry leader and consultant. For the past 36 years, he has managed the largest terrazzo operation in the South. He has a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from Campbell University. He has served as the President of the National Terrazzo and Mosaic Association (NTMA), Chairman of the Marketing Committee, and on the Board of Directors for 18 years. David has chaired the NTMA Technical Committee and performance quality inspections for the NTMA throughout the country.




David Roberson

CEO


David manages the Terrazzo Division of David Allen Company and is recognized throughout the industry as an innovative leader with over 45 years’ experience in terrazzo contracting. This experience includes every aspect of the industry from hands-on job site to national industry leader and consultant. For the past 35 years, he has managed the largest terrazzo operation in the South. He has a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from Campbell University. He has served as the President of the National Terrazzo and Mosaic Association (NTMA), Chairman of the Marketing Committee, and on the Board of Directors for 17 years. David has chaired the NTMA Technical Committee and performance quality inspections for the NTMA throughout the country.



Arthur Odom,

President


Art holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting and is a certified public accountant with over 39 years’ experience in construction accounting and finance, including 3 years’ work with a general contracting firm and over 26 years at David Allen Company (formerly serving as the company’s Vice President and CFO). He is past Chairman of the Associated Builders and Contractors of the Carolinas (ABC) and current National Board Member as well as Past Chairman of the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA). He also serves as a mentor to other construction leaders and works with legislative leadership for the promotion of a higher level of professional management within the industry.




Arthur Odom

President


Art holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting and is a certified public accountant with over 38 years’ experience in construction accounting and finance, including 3 years’ work with a general contracting firm and over 25 years at David Allen Company (formerly serving as the company’s Vice President and CFO). He is past Chairman of the Associated Builders and Contractors of the Carolinas (ABC) and current National Board Member as well as Past Chairman of the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA). He also serves as a mentor to other construction leaders and works with legislative leadership for the promotion of a higher level of professional management within the industry.



Martin Howard,

Executive Vice President–Tile,
Stone, and Branch Operations


Martin oversees the Tile, Stone, and Pre-Construction Divisions, including all Branch Operations. He has more than 37 years’ experience in the construction industry, including general contracting, and over 26 years in David Allen Company management roles. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree from Appalachian State University and has had management responsibilities in every area of the David Allen Company tile and marble operation. Martin is a highly regarded expert and consultant in the technical aspects of tile and stone and serves as President of the National Tile Contractors Association and is a member of the Technical Committee; and Standards and Methods, Training and Education, and Finance Committees. Additionally, Martin serves as an American National Standards Institute A108 committee member and the U.S. Technical Advisory Group to ISO-189 committee, and represents the NTCA on the Tile Council of North America Handbook Committee. He is also a frequent speaker at Industry Events including Coverings, International Tile and Stone Exposition West, and Total Solutions Plus.




Martin Howard,

Executive Vice President–Tile,
Stone, and Branch Operations

Martin oversees the Tile, Stone, and Pre-Construction Divisions, including all Branch Operations. He has more than 36 years’ experience in the construction industry, including general contracting, and over 25 years in David Allen Company management roles. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree from Appalachian State University and has had management responsibilities in every area of the David Allen Company tile and marble operation. Martin is a highly regarded expert and consultant in the technical aspects of tile and stone and serves as President of the National Tile Contractors Association and is a member of the Technical Committee; and Standards and Methods, Training and Education, and Finance Committees. Additionally, Martin serves as an American National Standards Institute A108 committee member and the U.S. Technical Advisory Group to ISO-189 committee, and represents the NTCA on the Tile Council of North America Handbook Committee. He is also a frequent speaker at Industry Events including Coverings, International Tile and Stone Exposition West, and Total Solutions Plus.



Christopher Walker,

Vice President—Northeast Region


Chris is the Vice President – Northeast Region for operations at the David Allen Company. He has more than 31 years as a professional manager and installer in the tile Industry and is associated with the successful installation of millions of feet of commercial projects. Chris is regarded as an industry expert also serving the industry as Chairman of the American National Standards Institute A-108 Committee, Chairman of the US TAG ISO T-189, 1st Vice President of the National Tile Contractors Association, Board of Directors – Associated Builders & Contractor (ABC) Virginia, as well as a voting member of the NTCA and TCNA Handbook and Technical Committees.




Christopher Walker

Vice President—Northeast Region

Chris is the Vice President – Northeast Region for operations at the David Allen Company. He has more than 30 years as a professional manager and installer in the tile Industry and is associated with the successful installation of millions of feet of commercial projects. Chris is regarded as an industry expert also serving the industry as Chairman of the American National Standards Institute A-108 Committee, Chairman of the US TAG ISO T-189, 1st Vice President of the National Tile Contractors Association, Board of Directors – Associated Builders & Contractor (ABC) Virginia, as well as a voting member of the NTCA and TCNA Handbook and Technical Committees.



Terry Preston,

Secretary-Treasurer


For more than 30 years, Terry has been an effective member of the David Allen leadership team. Terry has served as Chairman of the Board and President of the American Subcontractor Association of the Carolinas and continues to participate as a board member. She is a past President of the Triangle Chapter of ASAC and serves on that board as well. Terry has been a corporate officer for more than 20 years and holds a BA from N.C. State, a MA from Western Carolina, and an MBA from Meredith College. She is the 2013 recipient of the Virginia Casey Award of Excellence from the American Subcontractors Association of the Carolinas.


Terry Preston

Secretary-Treasurer


For more than 30 years, Terry has been an effective member of the David Allen leadership team. Terry has served as Chairman of the Board and President of the American Subcontractor Association of the Carolinas and continues to participate as a board member. She is a past President of the Triangle Chapter of ASAC and serves on that board as well. Terry has been a corporate officer for more than 20 years and holds a BA from N.C. State, a MA from Western Carolina, and an MBA from Meredith College. She is the 2013 recipient of the Virginia Casey Award of Excellence from the American Subcontractors Association of the Carolinas.




Mission Statement

“Work Together as a team to provide our customers with quality products and services at competitive prices.
Provide each employee with challenging career growth opportunity and financial achievement.
Treat each other, customers, and suppliers with dignity and respect.”




Mission Statement

“Work Together as a team to provide our customers with quality products and services at competitive prices.
Provide each employee with challenging career growth opportunity and financial achievement.
Treat each other, customers, and suppliers with dignity and respect.”