About Us

Estudio Group LLC has over thirty years building-industry experience. For our five years, Estudio has been a leader in training and consulting and a dealer of quality, building-industry products. We have been setting the pace for the industry by supplying superior sales and services for all types of floor coverings and installation and allied products. Estudio Group continues to be a multifaceted company servicing the tile, stone, decorative products, and green building industry.

Fred Jackson, CTC, CSIFred L. Jackson, CTC, CSI
Founder of Estudio Group LLC

  • Over 30 years building industry experience
  • 12 years installation, fabrication and restoration of natural stone, tile and wood
  • Business Development Manager, Aqua Mix, Inc. (chemical coatings manufacturer)
  • Team Leader, MS International (stone importer)
  • National Distribution Manager, Del Piso Brick, Tile & Stone (tile and masonry distributor)
  • National Sales Manager, Latco Ceramics (porcelain importer)
  • Instructor for Marble Institute of America, Building Stone Institute, and Ceramic Tile Institute of America
  • Speaker at Coverings, BSI Conference, KBIS Conference, Surfaces, and Stone Expo
  • LEED for Product Manufacturers (Green Build 06)
  • LEED for Existing Buildings (Green Build 07)
  • Committee member of various organizations (see below)

Estudio Group LLC is a member of the following organizations. Fred Jackson also serves as a committee member as noted:

  • American Institute of Architects (AIA) Passport Provider
  • American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Continuing Education Provider
  • Building Stone Institute (BSI), Co-chairman Educational Committee
  • Ceramic Tile Institute of America (CTIOA), Technical Committee
  • Ceramic Tile Distributors of America (CTDA), Green Committee and Educational Committee
  • Construction Specification Institute (CSI)
  • International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Continuing Education Provider
  • Marble Institute of America (MIA), Dimensional Stone Sustainability Committee
  • World Floor Covering Association (WFCA)
  • Tile Council of North America (TCNA), Green Squared Committee
  • United States Green Building Council (USGBC)
  • USGBC Los Angeles/Orange County Chapter
  • USGBC Central Texas Chapter

Continuing Education (CEU) Clients:

  • Building Stone Institute (BSI): Designer Education Series with over 20 full-day and half-day national events conducted.
  • Design Arts: Conducted “Designing with Natural Stone” CEU Seminar with 1,000 plus attendees at 25 events.
  • Florida Tile: Conducted over 25 in-firm national CEU seminars.
  • Marble Institute of American (MIA): Various presentations in Canada and US.
  • Noble Membranes: Conducted over 50 in-firm national CEU seminars.
  • Terrazzo Tile & Marble Association of Canada (TTMAC): “Stoneology” and “Tileology” full-day seminars with over 600 attendees in Canada.

Consulting Clients (past and present):

  • Aqua Mix Care and Maintenance
  • Junckers Hardwood
  • Lenaburg Handcrafted Tile
  • Saint-Gaudens Metals and Glass
  • Sandhill Recycled Glass
  • Torlys Wood, Leather, and Cork

Training Clients (past and present):

  • Acme Brick and Tile
  • Ames Tile and Marble
  • CIOT Stone and Tile
  • Crossville, Inc. Porcelain
  • Custom Building Products
  • Daltile Tile and Stone

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