New Orleans — The National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) announced the winners of the Charlie Raymond Award at its 128th Annual Convention held Feb. 24-26 in New Orleans.
The 2015 Charlie Raymond Award contractor member winner is NRCA President Rich Nugent, chief executive officer of Nations Roof LLC, Lithia Springs, Ga. GAF, Parsippany, N.J. received the award in the associate category.
Nugent is a first-time recipient of the contractor member award, and GAF has won in the associate category for five consecutive years.
The award is named in honor of former NRCA president and J.A. Piper Award winner Charlie Raymond, who took on the role of NRCA Membership Committee chairman when the association had only 328 members. He recruited NRCA's 1,000th member in 1973. Each year in his memory, the Charlie Raymond Award honors contactors and associate members for their efforts to recruit new NRCA members.