Big Rock Natural Stone & Hardscapes appoints DuBose Ratchford as Chief Operating Officer

August 26, 2019

Ratchford brings executive leadership and communications experience to newly created role at Big Rock

Big Rock Natural Stone & Hardscapes, which provides the largest and best selection of natural stone and hardscapes in the Carolinas, has appointed DuBose Ratchford as its first Chief Operating Officer. Ratchford brings executive leadership experience to the Big Rock team.

“We are thrilled to welcome DuBose to the Big Rock leadership team as our first Chief Operating Officer and look forward to leveraging her business expertise as we continue to expand our presence throughout the Southeast,” said Stephanie King, president of Big Rock. “We are experiencing extreme growth and are confident the passion and creativity DuBose brings to our team will make a valuable impact on our overall growth and development.”

Ratchford comes to Big Rock with a variety of experience, including entrepreneurial growth, new business strategy, process improvement, marketing and branding, operations, and communication. At Big Rock, Ratchford will be responsible for overseeing ongoing business operations within the company and for establishing procedures and strategies that promote company culture and vision for sustainable growth.

Ratchford graduated from Samford University with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication, with a focus in advertising and public relations and English.


About Big Rock

Big Rock Natural Stone & Hardscapes provides the largest and best selection of natural stone and hardscapes in the Carolinas. Big Rock sources unique stone from five countries located on three continents, including domestic sourcing from 13 U.S. states. For over 25 years, the Big Rock goal has been to exceed expectations by turning business settings into showcases and houses into dream homes. Big Rock is headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, where it operates the state’s largest natural stone yard and recently renovated, state-of-the-art “inspiration” showroom. For more information, visit