The Best of the Year Awards are selected based on nominations from the industry. These awards celebrate individuals who demonstrate excellence in their specific roles.
Asphalt Plant Operator of the Year: Phillip Tower, Clark Asphalt
Back Office of the Year: Candy Lohiser, Greer Industries
Bulk Hauler of the Year: Paul Hardison, 37 Trucking
Dispatcher of the Year: Wendy Richards, Central Supply Company
Everyday Hero: James Feiling, Livingstons Concrete Service
Fleet Manager of the Year: Matt Mitzimberg, Knight’s Companies
IT Specialist of the Year: Richard Clemens, New Enterprise Stone & Lime Company
Outstanding Woman in Heavy Construction: Natalie Burkholder, Burnco Rock Products, Ltd.
Ready Mix Driver of the Year: Erin Workman, Scioto Ready Mix
Ready Mix Plant Operator of the Year: Steve Taggart, Martin Marietta
Sales Rep of the Year: Renee Drosche, Lauren Concrete
Weighmaster of the Year: Tracy Cayler, CEMEX
Our Trendsetter Awards recognize outstanding initiatives and innovative organizations that are moving the construction industry forward.
Change Agents of the Year: CRH
Going for Green: Lehigh Hanson
Innovation in Digitization: Martin Marietta
Megaproject of the Year: Grand Parkway Infrastructure
Excellence Awards highlight how technology is used to drive more successful outcomes. Key performance metrics are selected and used to identify finalists for each award category across Command Alkon’s solution portfolio.
Excellence in Apex: Riverstone Group
Excellence in COMMANDassurance: HC&D
Excellence in COMMANDbatch: Chandler Concrete
Excellence in COMMANDoptimize: Martin Marietta
Excellence in COMMANDqc: Cemex – Pacific Div
Excellence in COMMANDseries: Wayne Davis Concrete
Excellence in Conactive: IJB Groep BV
Excellence in CONNEX Community: Glenn O Hawbaker
Excellence in CONNEX Inbound Materials: Lauren Concrete
Excellence in CONNEX Insights: A&A Concrete
Excellence in CONNEX Jobsite: Iowa DOT
Excellence in Integra: Ohio Ready Mix
Excellence in Libra: Brox Industries
Excellence in MOBILEsales: Maschmeyer Concrete
Excellence in MOBILEticket: Lehigh Hanson
Excellence in Ruckit, Powered by CONNEX: Lafarge Canada
Excellence in TFleet: Robertson’s Ready Mix
Excellence in TrackIt: Martin Marietta
The Kenneth G. Robinson Lifetime Achievement Award is presented in honor of Command Alkon’s late founder, Kenneth G. Robinson. This is the most prestigious of the ELEVATE Awards. Be sure to tune in to the virtual awards ceremony to join us in honoring this year’s recipient.
Congrats to all 2021 Winners and Finalists!
We’re thrilled to celebrate the winners of the 2021 ELEVATE Awards. As always, the leadership demonstrated by these companies and individuals continues to raise the bar for heavy building materials excellence.View Awards Ceremony