Mendota Heights, Minn. – March, 2013 – North Star Stone and Masonry a leader for top quality brick, block, stone and landscaping materials in southern Minn., announced that Chad Grande has accepted the position of Regional Manager for North Star Stone and Masonry.

“We are excited to have Chad join the North Star team,” said Jason Fritz, General Manager. “The scope of his experience in the business, as well as his leadership ability, are valuable assets that will contribute to his success at North Star Stone and Masonry.”

Chad grew up in Byron, Minn. and attended college at St. Cloud State University where he received a B.S. degree in Marketing. Since then Chad has moved back to the Rochester area and brings to North Star over 15 years of managerial experience for contractor distribution in the Rochester area.

North Star Stone and Masonry serves southern Minnesota builders, architects, contractors and homeowners. Their products include clay face brick, manufactured and natural stone veneers, architectural block, concrete and stone pavers, flagstone, natural stone, concrete retaining wall products and more.