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The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress Announces 2014 MVP Award Winners from Texas, Colorado and Pennsylvania

For Immediate Release CONTACT: Charlotte Norgaard
Date: March 14, 2014 (847) 493-7548

The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress Announces 2014 MVP Award Winners from Texas, Colorado and Pennsylvania

Las Vegas — The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress has announced the winners of its 14th Annual Most Valuable Player (MVP) Awards, recognizing outstanding roofing workers from Dallas; Aurora, Colo.; Quakertown, Pa.; and Canonsburg, Pa.

The MVP Awards program honors roofing professionals based on their significant contributions in one or more of the following areas: outstanding on-the-job performance; on-the-job safety performance, contributions to a team effort; community service and volunteerism; and other noteworthy contributions.

The 2014 MVP Award winners are:

Javier Contreras, foreman for Chamberlin Roofing & Waterproofing, Dallas
Jim Dieckmen, superintendent for Academy Roofing, Inc., Aurora, Colo.
Roberto Valdez, superintendent for Supreme Roofing Systems, Inc., Dallas.
Ryan Watts, foreman for Jurin Roofing Services Inc., Quakertown, Pa.
Coy Wilson, foreman for CentiMark Corp., Canonsburg, Pa.

Additionally, the Alliance named the following MVP Award finalists:

Jose Martinez, foreman for AAA Roofing Co. Inc., Indianapolis
Joel Portillo, foreman for Star Roofing Inc., Phoenix

The Alliance also named Valdez as a finalist for outstanding on-the-job performance, on-the-job safety performance and other noteworthy contributions, respectively, and Watts as a finalist for on-the-job safety performance.

For more information about the MVP Awards program or next year's nominations, contact Bennett Judson, the Alliance's executive director, at (800)323-9545, ext. 7513 or bjudson@roofingindustryalliance.net.


The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress was established within the National Roofing Foundation (NRF) to create an endowment fund to serve as a highly focused resource for the roofing industry and its customers. The Alliance's objectives are to conduct research and education projects that support high quality programs for roofing contractors; ensure timely and forward-thinking industry responses to major economic and technological issues; and enhance the long-term viability and attractiveness of the industry to roofing workers. The Alliance also reached out to the roofing community and its members and helps fund efforts dedicated to good works and charitable giving. More information about the Alliance is available at www.roofingindustryalliance.net.

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