Located in St. Paul, Minnesota, Hohn & Hohn, Inc. is an award-winning custom tile and stone contractor with more than 85 years of combined experience.
Simply put, Jan Hohn is passionate about tile. With 23 years of experience in the industry, she has a thorough understanding of what a quality installation requires above and below the tiled surface. This knowledge is derived not only from hands-on work in the field, but also from decades of attending and hosting industry-driven seminars and training workshops. Her technical expertise, honed skills and artisan eye for detail have helped Jan become a leader in her field, and she loves to share this passion with her clients.
Jan is perpetually active within the tile industry on a national level. She is currently a state director for the National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA), and sits on the NTCA’s Technical Committee as well as its Methods and Standards Committee. In addition, she is also on the Handmade Tile Association’s Board of Directors and attends the American National Standard Institute meetings when possible.
As one of only a few women tile contractors in the male-dominated world of construction trades, Jan has broken ground in the industry as the first woman to serve on NTCA’s board of directors. In addition, she is the first woman to serve on NTCA’s Technical Committee, first woman NTCA member to be a Certified Tile Installer, first woman to win the Tileletter Grand Prize Residential Award and the first woman to be awarded the NTCA’s Five Star Contractor accreditation.
Prior to starting Hohn & Hohn, Inc., Jan taught music, health and physical education, and was a production manager at Acadian Candles. In her free time, she is an avid gardener, maintaining 60 tropical plants throughout the year, and is an accomplished sailor – she raced Hobie-Cats for more than 30 years and is currently crewing on E-Scow boats. She also enjoys spending time with her family, entertaining and supporting the local music community.
David has more than 40 years of experience in the tile industry, first starting as his father’s apprentice at a very young age. Over the years, he has mastered the techniques of tile setting and stayed abreast of the latest technology and practices. David has distinguished himself in the field by expertly preparing each project and masterfully installing tile with attention to detail and design.
Tom is a talented tile installer and has more than 25 years of experience in the field. Throughout his career, Tom has developed a keen sense of expert preparation for each tile installation. This, along with his ability and experience in cutting and fitting tile projects has made Tom an asset in the industry.
Enjoying the benefit of having Jan as a mother, Alex has become familiar with the tile industry over the past two decades and has gained a comprehensive understanding of a quality tile installation. Being an incredibly detail oriented and creative individual, Alex has found a niche in the field of tile, stone and grout cleaning, where his skills and drive for perfection yield excellent results. In addition, he now acts as the “other” Hohn of Hohn & Hohn, Inc.