Livonia, Mich.—Virginia Tile Company is excited to announce the appointment of David G. Burke as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). David is a multi-dimensional leader with over 20 years of experience who has the ability to operate at a corporate leadership level as well as facilitate functional transformation. He has demonstrated experience working with operations, marketing, purchasing, IT, and research development, driving growth and financial performance. David will be responsible for overseeing the company’s financial operations, Information Systems, and Human Resources, providing strategic guidance and direction to help drive growth and profitability.
“We are thrilled to have David join the Virginia Tile team,” said CEO, Sunil Palakodati. “Having served in various companies as CFO for over 20 years with multi-dimensional experience, along with his transformational leadership experience, he will be an excellent cultural fit and invaluable as we continue to grow and expand our business.”
David is excited to join Virginia Tile and is looking forward to the opportunity to grow the business. “Virginia Tile has a strong reputation in the industry for providing high-quality products and exceptional customer service,” David said. “I’m honored to be joining such a talented team that values their people and fosters a positive company culture where I feel I can contribute to their continued success.”
David previously served as Chief Financial Officer of SyBridge Technologies, a technology driven end-to-end manufacturing solutions company. Prior to this role David was with Diversified Restaurant Holdings where he started as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer and was eventually appointed to President and Chief Executive Officer. Previously, David was employed by Federal-Mogul Corporation, where he held roles in finance, marketing, and corporate development. David also serves as a Director at Integrity Process Holdings, Inc. David earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Dayton and a Master of Business Administration, with a concentration in finance, from the University of Michigan – Ross School of Business.
Virginia Tile Company (“VTC”, or the “Company”) is the leading specialty distributor of ceramic, porcelain, and natural stone tile in key metropolitan markets throughout the Midwest. Founded in 1928 by the Stephenson family, Virginia Tile serves trade professionals in both residential and commercial end markets with a broad selection of premium tile and related products. VTC was acquired from the family ownership group in 2014 and was expanded through the purchase of ISC Surfaces (Kansas City) and RBC Tile & Stone (Minneapolis) in 2016.