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FCICA Announces Tim Baucom, President and CEO of Shaw Industries as Closing Keynote at Upcoming May Virtual Meeting

FCICA Announces Tim Baucom, President and CEO of Shaw Industries as Closing Keynote at Upcoming May Virtual Meeting


FCICA is pleased to announce Tim Baucom, will be the closing keynote speaker at the May Virtual Meeting. His address caps FCICA's upcoming May 25-26 online event: Virtual Eye on the Horizon - a Look into the Future of Commercial Flooring.

Tim Baucom, President and CEO of Shaw Industries, the world’s largest manufacturer of carpet and leading producer and supplier of hard surface flooring products, has served in his role since April 2019, then in April 2021 added CEO to his title.

Baucom's leadership approach is to cultivate Shaw’s business from the outside-in. This customer-centric focus ensures everything Shaw does is driven by the needs of those who buy, sell and use the company’s products and services. Since joining Shaw in 1992, Baucom has built a proven track record of innovation and leadership in sales, marketing and strategic planning across multiple departments and divisions, including leading Shaw’s commercial and residential divisions. Prior to Shaw, Baucom spent 11 years at DuPont where he began his now 40-year career in the flooring industry. Baucom holds a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of South Carolina and a master’s degree in business administration from Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia.

Pat Kelly, President of Synergy Flooring and Chairman of FCICA, shared his enthusiasm about Baucom's involvement. "I'm excited to have such an important figure in our industry speaking at our meeting. We are looking forward to Tim’s insight into what is on the horizon of the commercial flooring industry and how Shaw is preparing for the future. Tim is always such an impactful speaker. We know he is going to provide great insight to FCICA’s members and attendees.”

Baucom's keynote is an interactive presentation. Attendees will be able to participate in a Q & A with the speaker by submitting questions in advance. Have a lingering question about industry business or challenge? Take advantage of this opportunity to get answers from the unique perspective of the CEO of the worlds largest carpet and hard surfaces manufacturer. Click here to submit your question.

The May Virtual Meeting, FCICA’s second virtual venture, will consist of 2-full days of informative associate member and educational sessions, keynote speakers, networking and a virtual happy hour. To hear Mr. Humphrey's keynote address, attend and engage with fellow industry professionals, register today!

Registration for the May Virtual Meeting is FREE for attendees and open to all flooring industry professionals. Visit here to register and learn more about the program, schedule and participation details.

Are you a Certified Installation Manager (CIM)? FCICA events provide continuing education credit (CEU) toward your CIM renewal requirements. Visit for more information.

FCICA, the Floor Covering Installation Contractors Association, a nonprofit organization formed in 1982 and headquartered in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, is the resource for premier commercial flooring contractors. FCICA promotes the advancement and continuous development of Certified Installation Managers (CIM); provides technical education, business support and industry expert networking and delivers skills and knowledge to enhance the professionalism of commercial flooring contractors. FCICA is an international association whose contractor members serve the continental United States, plus Burma and Canada. For more information about FCICA: visit our website or call 630-672-3702.


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