The Service Roundtable and Contracting Business Magazine announced plans to honor the top consultant in the HVAC industry each year with an award named in honor of legendary sales consultant, Service Roundtable Servant Leader, and Contracting Business Hall of Fame member, Tom McCart. Nominations will be accepted through May and the first award will be presented at HVAC Comfortech 2008.
The industry recognizes contractors a number of ways, including Contracting Business’s Residential and Commercial Contractor of the Year Awards and the Quality Home Comfort Awards. Consultants, on the other hand, have lacked similar opportunities for recognition despite making significant contributions to the success of many of the contractors who benefit from a national spotlight.
“Not only will this honor one of the industry’s outstanding consultants each year,” said Service Roundtable CEO Matt Michel, “It will honor the memory of Tom McCart, who committed his life helping contractors perform better.”
According to Mike Weil, editor-in-chief of Contracting Business, the award is a fitting way to recognize industry consultants. “Even when ALS was taking Tom’s life, he was on the phone and online offering help and advice to contractors,” said Weil.
Nominations may be submitted by anyone to Contracting Business or the Service Roundtable through May 2008. A selection committee will review the nominations and select finalists, who will be voted on by Service Roundtable members during the summer. The winner will be announced at HVAC Comfortech 2008.
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