The Roofing Alliance, celebrating 25 years as 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 Gold Circle Awards who were recognized at NRCA’s Virtual Awards Ceremony held March 5, 2021.
Most Valuable Player Awards
In the Most Valuable Player (MVP) Awards’ 21st year, seven winners were recognized for outstanding on-the-job performance and workmanship and other noteworthy contributions outside the workplace. This year’s winners are:
Heath Baker – Outstanding On-the-Job Performance and Workmanship; Outstanding Performance and Other Noteworthy Contributions Outside the Workplace
Superintendent with KPost Roofing and Waterproofing, Dallas
Riann Cayaban – Outstanding On-the-Job Performance and Workmanship
Foreman with Commercial Roofing & Waterproofing, HI, Inc., Waipahu, Hawaii
Mike Crawford – Outstanding On-the-Job Performance and Workmanship
Foreman with ABC Roofing, a Tecta America Company, LLC, Portland, Ore.
Jeffrey Doll – Outstanding Performance and Other Noteworthy Contributions Outside the Workplace
Warehouse Employee with CentiMark Corporation, Canonsburg, Pa.
Tim Hollo – Outstanding Performance and Other Noteworthy Contributions Outside the Workplace
Field Worker and Foreman with 1st Choice Roofing, Cleveland
Arturo Lopez – Outstanding On-the Job Performance and Workmanship; Outstanding Performance and Other Noteworthy Contributions Outside the Workplace
Foreman with Stiles Roofing, Inc., Lebanon, Mo.
Bakay Omorov – Outstanding On-the-Job Performance and Workmanship; Outstanding Performance and Other Noteworthy Contributions Outside the Workplace
Foreman with Deer Park Roofing, Cincinnati
Best of the Best Award
The MVP Program goes a step further, one of the MVP winners is chosen as 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 was Arturo Lopez, Foreman with Stiles Roofing Inc., Lebanon, Mo.
Gold Circle Award
The Roofing Alliance’s Gold Circle Program recognizes excellence in the roofing industry. Each year Roofing Alliance and NRCA members are encouraged to submit their best work to be eligible to win a Gold Circle award in the following two categories: Outstanding Workmanship and Innovative Solutions; and Safety Preparedness and Performance. More than 100 winning companies have been recognized for their achievements since the award’s inception. This year’s Gold Circle Award winners for outstanding contributions and unique roofing-related jobs and services are:
Outstanding Workmanship and Innovative Solutions – Low Slope
Douglass Colony Group Inc., Commerce City, Colo., for Sie Welcome Center at Denver Art Museum (view photos)
Outstanding Workmanship and Innovative Solutions – Steep Slope
F.J.A Christiansen Roofing Co. Inc., a Tecta America Company, Milwaukee, for St. Stanislaus Bell Tower, Milwaukee (view photos)
Safety Preparedness and Performance
CFE, Inc., Elmira, N.Y., for International Paper Power Plant, Augusta, Ga. (view photos)
Normally the Roofing Alliance Construction Management Student Competition winners are announced during the NRCA Awards Ceremony but this year the winners will be announced during a separate virtual awards ceremony on April 16, 2021. Be sure to register for this exciting new event. Details will be available soon.
About the Roofing Alliance
The Roofing Alliance is committed to shaping the industry’s future by funding education, research, scholarships and philanthropic initiatives, all for the purpose of securing the industry’s future excellence. Composed of 174 members representing extraordinary leaders from the contracting, manufacturing, distribution and service provider communities, the Roofing Alliance has committed $13 million to enhance the performance and long-term viability of the industry and allocated more than $5.9 million to fund 51 research, education, technical and philanthropic programs and projects. Serving as the foundation of the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA), Roofing Alliance members are focused on giving back and supporting high-quality educational programs and ensuring timely and forward-thinking industry responses to major economic and technological issues.