Meet Our Family
When you visit Custom Stone and Tile, you will be greeted by a friendly and knowledgeable staff. Owners, Eric and Bonnie Graven
are involved with daily operations and their professional management staff handles the actual manufacturing and sales process.
Anthony Young, General Manager
Tony Young has been manufacturing, installing, and now managing Custom Stone and Tile for over 15 years. A life-long resident of the Youngstown area, Tony
was originally born in New Castle, PA.
He began his career in music, and is an accomplished musician and songwriter. His passion for the arts has now been channeled in the
creation of exquisite stone products. (From Rock to Rocks!) . He has worked in every facet of the stone industry including fabrication,
patterning installation and computer aided drawing and design. He was instrumental with the integration of automation equipment to
achieve a streamlined, high quality manufacturing system
Linda Stewart-Savach, Office Manager
Linda spent her career in advertising and sales for noted firms like Universal Rundel PFI Displays and Sherman
and Associates Advertising. Born in Sewickly, PA, and raised in Ambridge, Linda worked in industries that were
related to the kitchen and bath markets. Her experiences included Cabinet, Bath and even Trade Show display
designs. Her artistic flair was demonstrated in the Vocal Group Hall of Fame, where she was the Executive Director.
Married to Steve, Linda makes her home here in the Shenango Valley.
Eric & Bonnie Graven, Owners
Eric and Bonnie met at Westminster College, New Wilmington, PA and have been a "couple" since their freshmen year.
Married now 32 years, Eric and Bonnie have three grown children. Eric was born in Beaumont Texas, but was raised in
New York and New Jersey. He continued his education at Drexel University in Philadelphia, earning his MBA, and spent
much of his career in marketing, focusing on industrial automation. He worked for ASCO, a division of Emerson and
Honeywell before leaving the corporate world to establish his own business. He currently supports the business in
sales and marketing and also works with management in support of the manufacturing process.
Bonnie was educated in Education at and was an elementary school teacher in Mercer PA as well as in Swarthmore,
PA and Williamstown, NJ, prior to our family. After raising her three children, Bonnie re-entered the workforce
and is responsible for the financial and administrative issues associated with the operation of our businesses.
Born in Fanwood, New Jersey, she has also adopted the Shenango Valley as her home.