In 2017, Adam Ruff of Price Electric was named the Craft Professional of the Year by Associated Builders and Contractors.

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) has announced the finalists for the 2018 Craft Professional of the Year award. This year’s winner will be announced at the Careers in Construction Awards Ceremony on March 22 during the ABC Convention 2018 in Long Beach, CA.

The 2018 Craft Professional of the Year finalists are:

  • Richard Brown, Gaylor Electric Inc., ABC Indiana/Kentucky Chapter
  • Jeff Dickman, Van Dyken Mechanical, ABC Western Michigan Chapter
  • Troy Clinger, Kent Companies Inc., ABC Western Michigan Chapter
  • Jaime Ramos, MAREK, ABC Houston Chapter

ABC presents the Craft Professional of the Year award to a skilled craftsman who excels in his or her field and demonstrates a commitment to safety, training and passion for their trade.

This year’s finalists will receive:

  • Round-trip airfare and hotel accommodations for the 2018 ABC Convention
  • A Bosch tools prize pack
  • Video interview featured on the CPOY website
  • Press coverage in ABC National outlets

The 2018 winner will also receive a 2018 Ram Tradesman truck from the award’s founding sponsor, Tradesmen International, as well as a ReaXX table saw from award sponsor Bosch.