Bethany, Conn.—Laticrete has recognized several employees for exceptional performance, dedication to company values and contributions to their communities. The recipients were chosen throughpeer nominations and excellence in achievement.
Every year, Laticrete hosts a North American Team Meeting (NATM) to celebrate Laticrete employees by reflecting back on the successes of the past year and gear up for the new year ahead. The 2019 NATM was held at the Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort in Orlando, Fla., Dec. 3-6. “Playing to Win” was the focus of the meeting as Ed Metcalf, COO and president, welcomed attendees with a message about a successful 2019, a bright outlook on 2020 and the power of exceptional dedication and teamwork.
“Each of these colleagues represents the best of Laticrete,” Metcalf said. “We are lucky to have them on our team and celebrate their success.”
Timothy J. Alper Award
The Timothy J. Alper Award recognizes sales representatives who go above and beyond to provide exemplary customer service. The award is nominated by Laticrete regional sales managers and includes a $5,000 donation to the Kelly McKeon Scholarship Fund, designed to enable a less fortunate child to attend the Academy of Saint Joseph at no cost in Kelly’s name.
This year, Ben Noveck, distributor sales representative, was recognized for the Timothy J. Alper Award.
Harry T. Swanson Award
Named after the first and three-time winner of the President’s Cup Award for achieving top-performing sales growth, the Harry T. Swanson Award is annually presented to team members who have demonstrated extraordinary support of sales efforts. This year, Rayna Lewis, executive assistant sales & marketing, was honored with the award, along with a $5,000 bonus.
Captain Don Peak Award
The Captain Don Peak Award acknowledges a Laticrete manager who exemplifies outstanding leadership. The award winner receives a $3,000 donation in his or her name to Peak Children Scholarship fund, presented by the President of the United States. Dilza F. Hawkins, corporate quality assurance manager, was awarded this year.