Most Valuable Player, Best of the Best and Student
Competition award winners are all recognized.
(Rosemont, IL) March 8, 2023 - The
Roofing Alliance, the foundation of the National Roofing Contractors
Association (NRCA), proudly announces this year’s winners of the Most
Valuable Player (MVP) Awards, Best of the Best Award and Student
Competition winners who were recognized at NRCA’s Awards Ceremony held
during the International Roofing Expo in Dallas on March 8, 2023.
In the Most Valuable Player (MVP) Awards’ 20th year, six finalists were
recognized for their outstanding performance and leadership or
outstanding community involvement. This year’s winners are:
- Christopher Knott –
Outstanding Community Involvement, Field Worker at East Coast
Roofing, Siding & Windows, Mays Landing, N.J. Christopher always
goes above and beyond to support his team and goes the extra mile to
provide an excellent customer service experience. He also plays an
active role in his community by organizing coat drives, annual
Easter Egg Hunts for children, assisting the elderly, and raising
funds to support the Veterans of America.
- Oscar Salas – Outstanding
Performance and Leadership, Superintendent, KPost Roofing &
Waterproofing, Dallas, Texas. Oscar is often referred to as a
“guardian angel.” He is responsible for making sure that all service
and production trucks are fully stocked and sets an example by what
he does … not just what he says in both the field and office to
ensure that KPost’s five-acre campus is running smoothly and safely
for all employees.
Best of the Best
The MVP Program goes a step further with
one of the MVP winners being named the Best of the Best winner. The
Best of the Best award is an honor co-sponsored by OMG Roofing Products
and Professional Roofing magazine.
This year’s winner is Terry Tilsen – Best of the Best, Superintendent at
Advanced Roofing Inc., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Terry is described as a role model to roofers at all stages of their
careers. He is known for his commitment to craftsmanship, his superior
knowledge of roofing systems and strong work ethic. With more than 40
years in the trade, Terry’s strong work ethic serves a model for all who follow
Leading with his heart, Terry volunteers his time as a teacher at the
American Builders and Contractors Association Institute Apprenticeship
program and as a presenter at the Broward County Boys & Girls Club
Construction Career Day. He is dedicated to mentorship and developing the
next generation of roofers.
The six finalist teams gave oral presentations as the final stage of the
ninth annual Roofing Alliance Construction Management Student
Competition. This year, the teams are tasked with submitting a
qualified bid package for Globe Life Field. The oral presentation
scores were combined with the teams’ written proposal scores to determine
the winning team.
The Roofing Alliance is proud to announce the top three schools and the
best individual presenters:
Top Three Schools:
First place: Clemson University
Second place: University of Florida
Third place: Texas A&M University
Best Individual Presenters:
Dylan Smithwick, Colorado State University
Adam Wascher, Bradley University
For more information on the Roofing Alliance and all the awards and award
winners, contact Executive Director Alison L. LaValley, CAE at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.roofingalliance.net.