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Associate of the Year

Supporting the contractors of the Association since the very first year of existence have been numerous manufacturing companies and distributors of high-quality products and equipment. Beginning in 2015, the CFA Board of Directors determined to recognize the efforts put forth in this membership category beyond the platforms of traditional involvement. The Associate of the Year honors one of the many National Associate members (company or individual) for their commitment to supporting and growing the Association. Their efforts are to be recognized in relationship to the mission and purpose of the CFA as well as their respective presence in the industry. National Associate members are the national supplier and manufacturer members of the Association and can be found in the CFA’s active Products and Services Directory.

Previous winners of the Contractor of the Year include:


Owens Corning
Infrastructure Solutions


Irving Equipment, LLC
Tiffin, OH


Chris Ward, Western Forms
Kansas City, MO


Euclid Chemical Company
Cleveland, Ohio

2019 Destry Kenning
Nox-Crete Products Group
Omaha, Nebraska
2018 Helix Steel
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Lindsay Castles
GMX Inc.
Indian Trail, North Carolina

2016 Mark Irving
Irving Equipment, LLC
Tiffin, Ohio
2015 Tom Oury
Schwing America
St. Paul, Minnesota