ELEVATE Awards Celebrate Outstanding Employee and Company Performance
Birmingham, AL – October 21, 2019 – Command Alkon, the Leading Supplier Collaboration Platform for Construction’s Heavy Work, is pleased to announce the finalists for Command Alkon’s ELEVATE Awards, recognizing both individual and corporate performance. The Excellence Awards celebrate companies that drive success in their organization through the use of technology, and Best of the Year awards recognize individuals for their extraordinary performance. Multiple finalists are selected for the awards, and the winners will be announced on-site during a unique ELEVATE Awards Ceremony on November 5, 5-7 pm in the Expo Hall.
“The nominations this year were robust and well thought through, which made the judging and comparison process challenging,” said Charity Newsome, Revenue Marketing Manager at Command Alkon. “The panel of judges certainly had their work cut out for them, and I look forward to seeing who wins.”
Excellence Awards Finalists:
Excellence in Apex: CRH Americas Materials; Ajax Paving; Edward C. Levy
Excellence in BuildIt: Kiewit; Iowa DOT; Grand Parkway Infrastructure
Excellence in COMMANDassurance: Permian Basin; Cemstone; Troy Vines
Excellence in COMMANDbatch: Arizona Materials; S.T. Wooten; NEBCO
Excellence in COMMANDqc: Ascension Ready Mix/Quality Concrete; Ultracem; Granitrock
Excellence in COMMANDseries: Garrott Brothers; Dufferin; Wayne Davis
Excellence in HaulIt: Heritage Trucking; Butte Sand and Gravel; JM Materials
Excellence in Integra: Ozinga Brothers; Unibéton, A Division of Ciment Quebec; Titan America
Excellence in MOBILEsales: Colas; IMI; Granite Construction
Excellence in MOBILEticket: CRH Canada; Lehigh Hanson; Garrott Brothers
Excellence in OnBase: Farmer Holding Management; Folsom Ready Mix; Desert Ready Mix
Excellence in COMMANDoptimize: Lehigh Hanson San Diego; Martin Marietta Denver; Demix Beton
Excellence in supplyCONNECT: Reliable Trucking; Charley’s Concrete; Lauren Concrete
Excellence in TrackIt: IMI; Chandler Ready Mix; Charley’s Concrete
Excellence in TrackIt 3P: Preferred Materials; Mulzer; Staker Parson
Trendsetter Award – Innovation in Digitization: Preferred Materials; Ozinga Brothers; Permian Basin
Trendsetter Award – Sustainability: Hahn Ready Mix; Dufferin; Lauren Concrete
Best of the Year Awards Finalists:
Back Office of the Year: Lourdes Pedrayes, South Florida Milling; Ali Bazanni, NITROcrete; Jason Perry, New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co.
Batch Operator of the Year: Bobby Allen, Martin Marietta; Darren Harp, Andale Ready Mix Central; Beau Ponton, Concrete Placing Company
Contracted Hauler of the Year: Joe Sostaric, Reliable Trucking; Keith Wetsell, Razorback Concrete
Dispatcher of the Year: Matt Franz, Preferred Materials; Kelly Lanners, Knife River North Central; Austin Ames, Paragon Concrete Company of Waterford
Megaproject of the Year: Dave Ramsey, Lafarge Canada; Project Teams – Demix Beton/Dufferin; Ben Diaz, HJC Farms
Outstanding Woman in Heavy Construction: Melissa Kershner, Aurora Contractors, Inc.; Alisa Deychman, HaulHub; Heather Rowe, Phillips Companies
Weighmaster of the Year: Jessica Abfalter, Knife River North Central; Josh Ordos, Granite Construction
Ken Robinson Lifetime Achievement Award: Daniel Banks, Collier Paving; Mike Modica, New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co.; Ryan Bartholomew, Lauren Concrete
Congratulations to all of the finalists. We are proud to recognize excellence in Construction’s Heavy Work community and honor companies and individuals for their achievements in business.
For more details on all things ELEVATE, including the Awards Ceremony, check out the event website and the ELEVATE Electronic Brochure.