Established Corporate Attorney Joins Creative Materials Corporation

Press Release
October 21, 2013

Ryan Micklus, Esq. to join executive team of rapidly expanding nationally recognized tile distributor

ALBANY, NY – Creative Materials Corporation, a national distributor of porcelain tile, brick, stone and paver products to commercial commercial building projects, today announced that Ryan Micklus, Esq. has joined the company as Executive Vice President. In this newly created role, Mr. Micklus will lead the Management teams in support of the company’s strategic growth initiatives.

“As we continue to grow our National Account and Regional Divisions, Mr. Micklus will play a key role in overseeing all areas of corporate development,” said Don Kellish, President of Creative Materials Corporation. “Ryan’s extensive experience assisting companies with strategic growth initiatives nicely complement our existing leadership team, and we look forward to his contributions as we further execute on our growth strategy.”

Most recently, Mr. Micklus served as Special Counsel at Damon Morey LLP, a large regional law firm with offices across Upstate New York, where he specialized in mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and private equity, business and financial transactions, and general business counseling. Mr. Micklus also spearheaded initial development of the firm’s Albany office, with an emphasis on expanding his firm’s existing client base as well as strengthening the firm’s brand recognition in the Capital Region.

Mr. Micklus holds a Juris Doctorate from the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, where he graduated Cum Laude as well as earned the Adolf Homburger Law Alumni Association Award, and the ABA-BNA Award for Excellence in Labor and Employment Law. Mr. Micklus also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Cornell University, graduating Magna Cum Laude.

Creative Materials Corporation recently celebrated 20 years in business. This addition to the executive team creates an initiative to grow and expand upon the business for many more years to come.

About Creative Materials Corporation

Established in 1993 as a distributor of commercial architectural tile, stone and brick, Creative Materials Corporation provides customers with expansive product access and knowledge complemented by logistics and customer service expertise. With corporate offices in Albany, NY and established territories across the U.S., Creative Materials represents hundreds of manufacturers from around the globe and has extensive familiarity with a wide range of products. Divisions include Creative Materials National, Creative Materials New England and Creative Materials New York. For more information, please visit

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