The Best of the Best Award

The Best of the Best Award was presented during NRCA's 130th Annual Convention in Las Vegas, Feb. 27-March 3. The award recognizes a Most Valuable Player (MVP) Awards winner who makes extraordinary contributions to the roofing industry and community. The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress' MVP Task Force evaluates each MVP Awards winner and tallies points based on MVP Awards criteria, including on-the-job safety, on-the-job performance, recruiting new workers, community service and other noteworthy contributions.

Following is a list of previous Best of the Best Award winners:

2008: Rodney Griffith, Centimark Corp., Pelham, Ala., and Teri Stallion, Innovative Roofing Group, Atlanta
2009: Gena Madeley, Gooding, Simpson & Mackes Inc., Ephrata, Pa.
2010: Richard Heilinger, Gooding, Simpson & Mackes Inc., Ephrata, Pa.
2011: George Denton, Supreme Roofing Systems Inc., Dallas
2012: David Baytosh, Advanced Roofing Inc., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
2013: Dan Pastore, Upstate Roofing and Painting Inc., Rochester, N.Y.
2014: Ryan Watts, foreman for Jurin Roofing Services Inc., Quakertown, Pa.
2015: Scott Luck, foreman at CentiMark Corp., Canonsburg, Pa.
2016: Curtis Purvis, superintendent for Chamberlin Roofing & Waterproofing, Farmers Branch, Texas

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