In 1993, Drew and Leslie Brandt left their “normal jobs” and became entrepreneurs. Drew is a Eugene, Oregon native who spent many of his adolescent years helping his dad in the construction industry. With a knowledge of tile installation and an appreciation for the beauty of natural stone, he decided to become a distributor.
Intrepid Marble and Granite was established in the spare bedroom of Drew and Leslie’s SW Portland fixer-upper, built with small savings and a big dream. With no outside financing, Drew worked on building relationships with domestic and overseas vendors who took a chance on supplying this new business venture. To make ends meet during the growing pains, Drew worked as a manufacturer’s representative within the industry and Leslie sold real estate. Their flexible hours allowed them each to take turns manning their first small public showroom.
Nearly thirty years, several expansion moves, and four kids later, Intrepid Marble and Granite is honored to be a locally-owned and operated importer and distributor of high quality natural stone.
Visit our our facility to see our stunning selection of marble and granite slabs, numerous ceramic and porcelain tile options, plus metal, glass and stone mosaics.