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Celebrating 30 Years

CSI is celebrating 30 years of business, relationships, and memories! Thank you for embarking on this journey with us for the past 30 years and for being exceptional supporters. We are sharing our story of how we came to be one of North America’s largest distributors of stone veneer, stone siding, brick veneer and more. Explore our timeline as we share our story from when we started in 1992 to how things are going today! We are honored to feature some of our veteran employees and share their stories from their early days with CSI. Check out our timeline to learn more about who we are and how we came to be your most trusted source & resource for all things stone... and more!


CSI’s Logo Evolution

Check out how we started in 1992 to where we are now with our logo…what an evolution!

Chapter 1: 1992 – 1996

In chapter 1, Mick and Wendi Chiavicci share a nostalgic conversation about the beginning of CSI!


Fun Fact: Wendi didn’t even have a title when she first joined the company 29 years ago, can you believe it?! She later transitioned to Office Manager, and is now CSI’s Controller.


Chapter 2: 1997 – 2001

In chapter 2, Mick is joined by our veteran Technical Sales Rep, Curt Trierweiler, to talk about the expansion of our earliest brand, Cultured Stone®.


Fun Fact: Curt has been with CSI for 23 years! Starting off as a Sales Agent, he is now an expert Technical Sales Rep!


Chapter 3: 2002 – 2006

In chapter 3, Nathan Thompson tells Mick about CSI’s territorial and product line expansions during that time…business was booming!


Fun Fact: Nathan has been with CSI for 17 years! He has successfully spearheaded the expansion of CSI into Western US.


Chapter 4: 2007 – 2011

In chapter 4, Kim Kotowsky and Mick speak about how much CSI had to change and adapt during this period!


Fun Fact: Kim has been with CSI for 15 years! She was known as Kim from Calgary prior to starting with CSI, and now she’s known as Kim from Kelowna!


Chapter 5: 2012 – 2016

In chapter 5, Jeff Leech gives Mick an overview of how he started with CSI and all the changes that took place over the years.


Fun Fact: Jeff was managing one of CSI’s largest dealers before joining CSI as President!


Chapter 6: 2017 – 2022

In chapter 6, our long-term staff share their experience with CSI ranging from 5-15 years!


Fun Fact: What do Jamie, Kelley, Kyle, and Vrinda all have in common? They have all worked with Mick from their first day at CSI!


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