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Donald Maier
President and CEO

Donald Maier

Donald Maier
President and CEO

Don was named President and Chief Executive Officer of Armstrong Flooring, Inc. in April 2016. Prior to this, he had served as Executive Vice President of Armstrong World Industries and Chief Executive Officer of its Flooring Division, since September 2014. He joined Armstrong in January 2010, serving as Senior Vice President of Global Operations Excellence. Don came to Armstrong from TPG Capital Advisors, the buyout group of the private investment firm TPG Global, where he had worked since 2007. Prior to TPG, he held a steady progression of roles at Hillenbrand Industries, beginning in 1987 as a manufacturing and product engineer for the company's subsidiary Batesville Casket Company. He then moved from product development and marketing leadership roles to Vice President of Manufacturing and Operations. In 2002, he became Vice President of Strategy and Business Development for a larger Hillenbrand subsidiary, Hill-Rom. In 2003, Don became Vice President and General Manager of Hill Rom's North America division before being named Senior Vice President in 2005. He holds a bachelor's degree in Industrial Systems Engineering from The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, and an MBA, with a concentration in Marketing, from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. He serves as a board member for the National Association of Manufacturers and the United Way of Lancaster County.

John Bassett
Senior Vice President, Human Relations

John Bassett

John Bassett
Senior Vice President, Human Relations

John serves as Senior Vice President, Human Relations. He joined Armstrong World Industries in 1998, has held several leadership roles throughout his Armstrong career, beginning with Plant Human Resources Manager and progressing to General Manager of Human Resources of Armstrong Flooring Products, General Manager of Human Resources of Armstrong Wood Products, Vice President of Human Resources, Armstrong Flooring Products, Vice President of Human Resources, Global Operating & Supply Chain of Armstrong Corporate, General Manager, Hardwood Manufacturing of Armstrong Flooring Products and most recently Vice President, Human Relations for Armstrong Flooring Products. John holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from University of Maine, in Orono, Maine.

Joseph Bondi
Senior Vice President, North America Residential

Joseph Bondi

Joseph Bondi
Senior Vice President, North America Residential

Joe serves as Senior Vice President, North America Residential. He joined Armstrong World Industries in May 2014 as the Vice President of Armstrong Residential Flooring, North America, coming from North American Specialty Products LLC where he served as Vice President and General Manager. Prior to that, Joe served in several leadership roles for CertainTeed Corporation, including overseeing its Pipe and Foundation business, the Retail and Lumber business for CertainTeed Insulation, and leading sales management and strategy for retail and lumber building materials accounts across North America. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Materials Engineering from Drexel University, and an MBA, with a concentration in Marketing and Operations Management, from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, both in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Kimberly Boscan
Vice President & Controller

Kimberly Boscan

Kimberly Boscan
Vice President & Controller

Kimberly joined Armstrong World Industries (AWI) in October 2015, serving as Vice President, Controller, Flooring. Prior to joining AWI, from 2012 to 2015 she performed management consulting through her firm, Zeiser Boscan Enterprises, LLC, and through Vaco Indianapolis, LLC. In 2008, Kimberly joined Mead John Nutrition in advance of its spin-off from Bristol-Meyer Squibb to serve as Assistant Controller, a role she held until 2012. Additionally, from 1997 to 2007, she held a variety of roles within the finance organization of Ford Motor Company. She holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from California University of Pennsylvania in California, Pa. and an MBA, with a concentration in finance, from University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Charles “Chuck” Grogan
Senior Vice President of Global Operations

Charles “Chuck” Grogan

Charles “Chuck” Grogan
Senior Vice President of Global Operations

Chuck serves as the Senior Vice President of Global Operations. He joined Armstrong World Industires in 2010 and most recently served as Vice President of Global Operations for Armstrong Flooring Products. He has served in roles at Armstrong Flooring Products, including Vice President of Operations Excellence, Wood, Vice President of Resilient Manufacturing and Vice President of Wood Manufacturing. Prior to joining Armstrong, Chuck was Vice President of Manufacturing for the Stanley Furniture Company, and before that was Vice President & General Manager for La-Z-Boy South. He gained significant lean experience at the Batesville Casket Company, where he obtained lean certifications from both Shingijutsu, Japan and Hillenbrand Industries. Chuck served in a progression of roles there to include Plant Manager, Director of Mississippi Operations and Director of Manufacturing Strategy. He has a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from DePaul University in Chicago, IL.

Scott Hess
Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Scott Hess

Scott Hess
Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Scott serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer. Prior to joining Armstrong in 2015, he served as Managing Director with Huron Consulting Group, where he led the IT Strategy and Management practice. Scott has over twenty years of experience as a management consultant, providing strategy, operations and technology solutions to commercial, healthcare, government and higher education clients. He began his consulting career at Arthur Andersen and later served as Partner for Grant Thornton and as a Managing Director with SMART Business Advisory & Consulting. He holds a bachelor's degree from the Pennsylvania State University, in State College, Pennsylvania and an MBA from the University of Massachusetts, in Amherst, Massachusetts.

John Hillenbrand
Vice President, Global Research and Development

John Hillenbrand

John Hillenbrand
Vice President, Global Research and Development

John joined Armstrong World Industries (AWI) in January 2016 as VP, Global Research and Development. He has more than 20 years of innovation experience, with the majority in leadership roles. He comes to Armstrong Flooring from Owens Corning (OC) where he was VP and chief innovation officer. In this role, John led the development of innovative solutions in insulation, roofing, and composites, delivering differential value to OC’s global customers. Prior to working at OC, John worked for the DuPont Company as VP, Innovation and Technology for the packaging and industrial polymers business where he was responsible for all technology and new business development activities for the $2.5B global business unit. His extensive career with DuPont also includes roles in manufacturing, product management, and corporate venturing. John earned his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and his master’s and doctorate in chemical engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pa..

Christopher Parisi
Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer

Christopher Parisi

Christopher Parisi
Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer

Chris serves as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer. He joined Armstrong World Industries in October 2011, serving as Vice President, Corporate Governance until June 2014, at which time he was appointed Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Secretary. Chris came to Armstrong from Toll Brothers, Inc., a luxury home builder. Prior to Toll Brothers, he provided similar public company corporate governance, commercial and transactional legal support at Orthovita, Inc. (now Stryker), an orthobiologics medical device manufacturer, and IKON Office Solutions, Inc. (now RICOH Americas), an office equipment distributor and services provider. Chris began his legal career at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He holds a bachelor’s degree from La Salle University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and a J.D. from Widener University Delaware Law School in Wilmington, Delaware.

Dominic Rice
Senior Vice President, North America Commercial

Dominic Rice

Dominic Rice
Senior Vice President, North America Commercial

Dominic serves as Senior Vice President, North America Commercial. Previously, he served as the Vice President of Commercial Flooring of Armstrong Flooring Products. Dominic joined Armstrong World Industries in 1981 in Building Products Sales, and held a steady progression of roles in Sales, Marketing and General Management before moving to the flooring business. From 1995 to 1999, he served as Managing Director of Armstrong Flooring Product’s Australian flooring business before relocating to the United States to manage the commercial flooring product portfolio. Dominic has over thirty years of experience in the commercial building materials industry, in both the North American and international markets, and is a current member of the board of directors, and past Chairman, of the Resilient Floor Covering Institute.

John “Jay” Thompson
Senior Vice President, CFO

John “Jay” Thompson

John “Jay” Thompson
Senior Vice President, CFO

Jay serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He joined Armstrong World Industries on August 17, 2015, coming from TPG, where he held various key senior finance positions, including Senior Director of TPG Global Finance, and for several of its portfolio companies. From 2004 to 2001, Jay held several senior finance positions for PepsiCo, Inc., including Senior Finance Director of PepsiCo, Inc.’s chilled direct-store delivery business for several of the company’s key beverage brands. Prior to joining PepsiCo, he held key finance, consulting and tax positions at Bain & Company, Inc., Goldman Sachs & Co. and KPMG, respectively. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Management Studies and a master’s degree in Accountancy from Rice University in Houston, Texas, as well as a master’s degree in Business Administration from Harvard Business School in Boston, Massachusetts.