Recognized Consultant Program
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  Job Failed or Need Assistance in a Specification or Getting your Project done Right the First Time?
Need an Industry Consultant? 

Listed below are members of the National Tile Contractors Association's prestigious "Recognized Industry Consultant" program. The Standards and Methods Committee of the NTCA carefully screens applicants to ensure only the most competent and qualified people are honored with this distinction. The sole purpose of this program is to provide ceramic tile contractors and consumers with a recognized expert to consult with before and after installing ceramic tile or allied products. 

If you are interested in becoming a recognized tile industry consultant, please complete the fields at the bottom of this page and click the submit button.

If you are not an NTCA member and would like to join, click here.  After joining, please click on the link above to print your recognized consultant application. 

Frank Canto is a 2nd Generation Tile Contractor with over 40 years experience in tile installation.  For over 25 of those 40 years, Frank Canto has been consulting on projects in the South Florida area.  He has served as an expert witness on many job failure cases as well as working with architects on pre-construction planning. 
Serves: Southeast US, Carribean Islands including the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Central America including Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama



Known for their high standards and vast technical knowledge, JG Woelfel and Associates principals Butch Woelfel and James Woelfel have helped shaped today's industry standards.
Serves: US



With more than 35 years of industry experience, Donato Pompo heads CTaSC's team of experts made up of accomplished ceramic tile and stone installers, architects, engineers, construction scientists, and other specialists.  CTaSC assists clients in solving and avoiding installation problems through services including forensic inspections, quality control inspections and remediation, installation, specifications, training, expert witness testimony and more.
Serves: US and International




Greg Mowat is now in his 25th year in the business. His expertise is a specifically niche in analyzing successful and unsuccessful installations of ceramic, brick, and stone, including showers, countertops, floors, paving, and veneer. 
Serves: Southwest-Primarily CA, some areas of NV, AZ, & NM




The GACA Group offers more than 45 years of real-world experience in both residential and commercial tile installations as well as the latest information and installation methodology.  As a tile industry leader, consultant Nyle Wadford actively serves on numerous technical and standards committees.
Serves: NC, SC, VA, GA, TN, DC, MD, mid-Atlantic states and surrounding areas.




With over 35 years experience as a residential and commercial tile contractor including the last 10 years as Executive Director of the industry supported Ceramic Tile Education Foundation Mr. Dave Gobis is now available as an independent consultant.  He offers extensive industry based experience in installation, testing, and standards development.
Serves: US




Todd G. Duhe of InspecTile Consulting is an independent Ceramic Tile Stone Consultant with over 25 years experience.  His services include forensic inspections, material testing and review, failure and cost analysis, expert witness, training of tile installers, and quality control for architects, attorneys, owners, contractors, manufacturers, and distributors. 
Serves:  Continental US




With over 30 years of experience, Richard P. Goldberg, AIA, CSI is an Architect and President of Professional Consultants International, LLC, a building design and construction consulting company.  Mr. Goldberg is a technical and forensic architect.  He specialized in exterior building envelope systems, with sub-specialties in concrete, ceramic tile, stone, masonry, terrazzo, glass and waterproofing material applications.
Serves: US and International




Through extensive contracting and forensic experience in the tile and stone industry, Klaser Consulting, Inc. offers a unique perspective to clients that need expert help.  They provide expertise with forensic investigations, cost of repair analysis, and quality control with new and repair projects for everything from material selection to application.  Serves: US  Email Kent Klaser at
Serves: US



Tile Inspection Services leverages over 35 years of industry experience in masonry and tile installation to provide an unbiased expert opinion of your plans and specifications. Our owner and operator, Martin Brookes, maintains an active presence within the tile community. He is a sitting member for the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)'s A108 committee. Martin is also a serving member of the National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA), sitting on both the Technical committee and Standards & Methods committee.
Serves:  US  Email Martin at