The Marble Institute of America (MIA) hired Carol Wilkins as Accreditation & Special Projects Manager. In addition to leading the MIA Accreditation Program, Wilkins will assist with the MIA’s Women in Stone initiative. She will also be leading MIA’s planned launch of an online university that will offer classes for both the stone trade and the design community. Wilkins spent eight years in the stone industry as Senior Conference Manager for Hanley Wood (now Informa Exhibitions). During that time she was a strong advocate for the education program for Construct, StonExpo and Surfaces.
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