Karl Smith - Owner - Tile Specialists Inc. was founded by Karl's father Ernie in 1955 and Karl joined the Tile Specialists family business in 1958 as an installer. He moved up in the company and joined the sales and management team in 1970. Since then Karl has been working in the flooring industry and has become well known throughout the Central Illinois area. He and his wife Lynne have been married for 52 years and have two children, eight grand children, and three great grand children. Karl enjoys sports and spoiling his grand children with his wife. He and his wife are very active members of the First Christian Church. Karl's motto, that he holds true to heart for both Spectrum and Tile Specialists is: "Quality and workmanship come first."