The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress, a separate but related educational and research organization of NRCA, announced the winners of its 18th annual Most Valuable Player (MVP) Awards during NRCA's 131st Annual Convention. Following are the 2018 winners:
Alan Baird, foreman for Core Contractors Inc., Denver
Brian Goede, foreman for D.C. Taylor Co., Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Roman Graham, foreman for Baker Roofing Co., Wilmington, N.C.
Bryan Howard, superintendent for CentiMark Corp., Apex, N.C.
Douglas Woods, driver for OMG Inc., Agawam, Mass.
The Best of the Best Award winner also was announced during NRCA's 131st Annual Convention. Alan Baird, foreman for Core Contractors Inc., 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.