Construction Heroes Honored During Annual ELEVATE Awards Ceremony in Chicago

Notable Business Achievements and Employee Performance Recognized at ELEVATE – Construction’s Heavy Work Conference

Birmingham, Alabama, UNITED STATES

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Nov. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Command Alkon, the Leading Supplier Collaboration Platform for Construction’s Heavy Work, is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s ELEVATE Awards, recognizing both individual and corporate performance. The awards were presented at the annual ELEVATE Awards Ceremony on November 5th. 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.

“We’re thrilled to celebrate the winners of the 2019 ELEVATE Awards,” said Charity Newsome, Marketing Revenue Manager at Command Alkon. “As always, the leadership demonstrated by these companies and individuals continues to raise the bar for heavy work excellence enabled by Command Alkon technologies. I’m truly amazed by each winner and finalist, and I am honored to highlight the incredible work they are doing.”

Excellence Awards Finalists:

Excellence in Apex: Edward C Levuy

Excellence in BuildIt: Kiewit

Excellence in COMMANDassurance: Troy Vines

Excellence in COMMANDbatch: AS.T. Wooten

Excellence in COMMANDqc: Granitrock

Excellence in COMMANDseries: Dufferin

Excellence in HaulIt: Heritage Trucking

Excellence in Integra: Ozinga Brothers

Excellence in MOBILEsales: IMI

Excellence in MOBILEticket: Dufferin

Excellence in OnBase: Farmer Holding Management

Excellence in COMMANDoptimize: Lehigh Hanson San Diego

Excellence in supplyCONNECT: Reliable Trucking

Excellence in TrackIt: Chandler Ready Mix

Excellence in TrackIt 3P: Preferred Materials

Trendsetter Award – Innovation in Digitization: Preferred Materials

Trendsetter Award – Sustainability: Lauren Concrete

Best of the Year Awards Finalists:

Back Office of the Year: Lourdes Pedrayes, South Florida Milling

Batch Operator of the Year: Beau Ponton, Concrete Placing Company

Contracted Hauler of the Year: Joe Sostaric, Reliable Trucking

Dispatcher of the Year: Matt Franz, Preferred Materials

Megaproject of the Year: Dave Ramsey, LaFarge Canada

Outstanding Woman in Heavy Construction: Melissa Kershner, Aurora Contractors, Inc.

Weighmaster of the Year: Jessica Abfalter, Knife River North Central

Ken Robinson Lifetime Achievement Award: Mike Modica, New Enterprise Stone and Lime

Congratulations to all of the winners. It’s an honor to recognize excellence in Construction’s Heavy Work community and acknowledge companies and individuals for their achievements in business.

At Command Alkon, we believe in building an amazing world. As the Supplier Collaboration Platform for Construction’s Heavy Work, we’re dramatically improving how contractors, bulk material suppliers, logistics providers, jobsite inspectors, project owners, and more interact. Our See Together, Work Together, and Grow Together capabilities deliver increased productivity, real-time visibility, keen business insights, and certainty of outcomes when building the things that matter. For over 40 years, our people, software and technology have empowered customers to achieve greater levels of quality and profitability across their projects and operations.  Command Alkon is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama and has offices in locations around the globe. For more information, visit

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