The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress, a separate but related educational and research organization of NRCA, announced the winners of its 17th annual Most Valuable Player (MVP) Awards during NRCA’s 130th Annual Convention. Following are the 2017 winners:
Narciso Alarcon, superintendent for Antis Roofing and Waterproofing, Irvine, Calif.
Justin Cooper, foreman for Flynn, Commerce City, Colo.
Manuel Cortez, foreman for Antis Roofing and Waterproofing, Irvine, Calif.
Robert Detweiler, foreman for Centimark Corp., Lakeland, Fla.
Donald Gautier, superintendent for Chamberlin Roofing and Waterproofing, Houston
Roy Jones, superintendent for Rike Roofing Services Inc., Charlotte, N.C.
Mearl Kline, foreman for West Roofing Systems Inc., LaGrange, Ohio
Clifton Mead, field worker for Tecta America Southeast LLC—Atlanta, Cummings, Ga.
The Best of the Best Award winner also was announced during NRCA’s 130th Annual Convention. Narciso Alarcon, superintendent for Antis Roofing and Waterproofing, won the Best of the Best Award. Alarcon was named the best of the best based on his extraordinary contributions to the roofing industry.
The MVP Awards program and the Best of the Best Award special category recognize and honor outstanding roofing workers from various U.S. regions. The Best of the Best Award is sponsored by Professional Roofing and OMG Roofing Products Inc., Agawam, Mass. Winners for both awards are chosen based on their significant contributions to one or more of the following areas: outstanding on-the-job performance; attracting new roofing workers and helping retain existing ones; contributions to a team effort; community service and volunteerism; and other noteworthy contributions and activities. Award winners are chosen by a panel of roofing industry representatives.
“He shows up early and is the last one to leave the jobsite,” said Josh Kelly, vice president and general manager of OMG Roofing Products, as he presented the award to Alarcon. “He’s not only passionate about his profession but passionate about his men.”
Date : 3/6/2017