Over the last 50 years, the Yarborough family has grown D&B Tile Distributors from a single World War II surplus truck to an international tile business. From humble beginnings in post-war Miami, Dave's Tiling Service was established in 1963 as a tile contracting business, and in 1968 he established D&B Tile Distributors. Today, D&B Tile Distributors focuses on serving communities with quality tile and is considered one of the largest tile distributors in the United States.
At the forefront of D&B Tile Distributors' illustrious journey stands Dave Yarborough, a pioneer whose visionary leadership sculpted the foundation of this renowned tile enterprise over five decades ago. It was from Dave's name and that of his wife, Betty, that the company derived its iconic name. Dave's profound commitment to excellence and innovation, paired with a steadfast dedication to serving homeowners, contractors, architects, and designers, not only elevated D&B Tile Distributors to its esteemed stature but also left an indelible mark on the entire industry.
As the torch passed through generations, Harold Yarborough, Dave's son, embraced his father's legacy, serving as the company's CEO until his retirement in 2021, and now holds the title of Chairman. Cindy (Yarborough) Bell, Dave's daughter, also left an indelible mark with her dedicated leadership until her retirement in 2017. Today, steering the ship is Rudy Llerena, the President & CEO. He not only continues the legacy initiated by his father, an original partner, but also drives D&B Tile into the future, firmly rooted in its foundational values. Alongside him, key members like Sean Carrion (CFO) and Maddy Diaz (COO) steer the company towards its mission. Operating from prominent showrooms in Sunrise, Delray Beach, Miami-Doral, and Hialeah, D&B Tile Distributors remains true to its core—accentuating family values, evolving to meet market challenges, and delivering an unparalleled customer experience. At the heart of the organization's enduring success are the dedicated members of the D&B family, each contributing to the collective achievements and milestones.
Roots In Construction
The D&B Tile family has also been active in all areas of the construction industry. Both Dave and Harold have served as Chairman of the Florida East Coast Chapter of the Associated Builders & Contractors.
In addition, Dave and Harold were inducted into the Ceramic Tile Distributors Association (CTDA) Hall of Fame. President & CEO Rudy Llerena now serves on the CTDA Board of Directors as Immediate Past President. The National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA) also recognized the Yarborough family with their Lifetime Achievement Award for their service to the industry.
Supporting Architects and Designers
We consistently adapt to industry changes and the way projects are managed. Our architectural and design team is comprised of professionals who work closely with the design community to develop new and different ways to use tile in construction and interior design.
D&B Tile Distributors believes in investing in educating and coaching our staff with technical knowledge, customer service, and strategic business planning to remain competitive and provide a wide range of products, services, and industry training.
Contributing to Our Communities
With over 50 years in business, our team feels fortunate to have supported our local community and worldwide organizations, such as Habitat for Humanity, the Jack & Jill Center for abused children, and the Prestige Club Charity. We make it a priority to be active in the communities we serve and to donate tile and other materials to worthy efforts.
We're also proud to support our architects, designers, and contractors by offering continuing education and events along with annual tournaments, sponsorships, seminars, workshops, and more.
"We will continue the Yarborough legacy, invest in our family of D&B team members, and connect the industry to the markets we serve." – Rudy Llerena, President and CEO.