Project Team

  • Dan Salb Builder Sales​​ E. Dan@torogranite.com​ T. 404-427-4074

    I have been with Toro Granite for 19 years. I started out as a Sales Rep. when there were very few builder were installing granite. We grew our business over the years by lowering the price of granite and increasing the level of customer service in the Atlanta area. Over the years my title changed from Sales Manager to General Manager to Vice President and then to Builder and Commercial sales.​

  • Lauren Bender E. laurenbender@torogranite.com​

    Lauren Bender is in Sales at Toro Granite, a countertop fabricator located in Chamblee, Georgia. After graduation, Lauren relocated back down to Georgia and launched her career specializing in custom kitchen and bathroom design. That eventually led to her working at Toro Granite where she has been at so far for 3 years. Since she has been at Toro Granite, she has designed spaces for many high end custom residential homes, multiple multi family apartment complexes, custom commercial condominiums and also retail/restaurants. Shortly afterward, her expanding expertise allowed her to include projects in other neighboring states outside of Georgia. In 2019, Lauren sold over $1 million in countertops and is projected to hit $2 million in 2020.​

  • Jack McDougal​ Commercial / Residential Sales​ E. ​ jack@torogranite.com T. ​404-247-1348

    Jack has been with Toro Granite for 2 years. He has worked around the construction industry all his life and has always been drawn towards it. He always try to pay attention to the details and he works hard to ensure customer get exactly what they want. He works with everyone from the normal home owner looking to upgrade their counter tops, designer s, remodelers, custom home builders, multiunit builders, and commercial builders. He has worked on many unique projects as he handles a lot of the custom work. He has completed jobs such as the Atlanta Zoo, East Point City Hall, Cherokee Country Club, etc. He also has helped many home owners, builders, and designers on entire homes including kitchens, restrooms, outdoor area s, and more. ​

  • Rachel Shipski​ E. Rachel@Torogranite.com​ T. ​678-698-6925

    Rachel Shipskie is an Atlanta native who has grown up in a family thoroughly involved in the construction industry. She received a degree in Nursing but spent her career in many roles in the restaurant industry and eventually wanted to implement her skills and learned experiences over the years to begin her new career with Toro Granite, Inc. that she began at the beginning of 2019. ​

    She uses her Customer Service skills and attention to detail to make sure every one of her clients are beyond pleased with their experience with Toro and making sure they feel like all of their needs are accounted for and met throughout the entire process. No matter if her clients are homeowners wanting to do a small renovation or a builder wanting to make sure their plans are met for a new or remodeled home.​

    ​If you would like to speak further with her on an upcoming project, contact her at:​

  • Candice Stewart​​ Project Manager E.candice@torogranite.com T.770-855-5696

    Candice Stewart has maintained a successful career with over 10 years in the stone industry and 20 years in Sales. She started in Showroom Sales and Marketing in 2006 in Virginia since then she has extended her expertise and experience to Atlanta, Georgia. Candice has a track record for the successful completion of many residential projects through coordinating trades, developing partnerships, and building a positive rapport with builders, architects, and designers. On a personal level, Candice believes style and design help make each project unique and that is what makes her job so enjoyable.​ ​

  • Soo Kyung Cho​​ Interior Designer / Sales E.soo@torogranite.com W. www.juinteriordesign.com T.(678) 977-0825

    With over 15 years’ experience as an interior designer, Soo provides the best customer service by carefully listening to the needs of the client and collaborating on a creative vision. She has excellent interpersonal and communication skills to bring top notch designer taste to client’s wants. ​ ​

    She is known as detail-oriented designer specialized in the use of colors and textures. She adds personal touches that customize each space in a unique and eye-catching way. We are glad to have her on board as part of our team. As a sales representative, Soo loves working with clients and has always been a responsible and dependable on dealing with every task. She is also fluent in both English and Korean. Please, feel free to call with any questions. ​

  • Mike Hahn​​​ Project Manager E.candice@torogranite.com T.770-855-5696

    Candice Stewart has maintained a successful career with over 10 years in the stone industry and 20 years in Sales. She started in Showroom Sales and Marketing in 2006 in Virginia since then she has extended her expertise and experience to Atlanta, Georgia. Candice has a track record for the successful completion of many residential projects through coordinating trades, developing partnerships, and building a positive rapport with builders, architects, and designers. On a personal level, Candice believes style and design help make each project unique and that is what makes her job so enjoyable.​ ​