Honored For Your Craft

Watch the 2021 PCA National Awards to see which businesses were showcased.

Each year, PCA National recognizes individuals and businesses who have achieved excellence in their company and in our industry. This year we honor 12 recipients.

We look forward to learning more about your business and seeing the work you do. While submissions won't reopen until Fall 2021, it's always a good idea to keep an eye out for award-winning projects all year round.

Leadership Awards

PCA recognizes leaders in the community and in our association who elevate those around them and work to create a more collaborative spirit in helping others achieve their goals.

2021 Industry Partner of the Year – Danny Kerr

Industry Partner of The Year

The Industry Partner of the Year Award recognizes an individual from an industry partner company that has gone above and beyond in support of the association and put forth significant efforts to improve the coatings application industry through their support of PCA’s mission. Candidates have demonstrated involvement, support, and industry advocacy.

2021 Al Quilici Outstanding Member - Mario Guertin

Al Quilici Outstanding Member Award

The Al Quilici Outstanding Member Award is the highest attainable achievement bestowed on a member. The recognition identifies dedication, extensive efforts and tireless organizational advocacy on a nationwide scale. This most prestigious and noble honor acknowledges demonstrated accomplishments for the overall betterment of the contracting environment, in particular, the embodiment of integrity, devotion and steadfast contributions towards advancing PCA goals as shown by Mr. Al Quilici.

2021 Humanitarian Award - Ray Rahni

Community Improvement Humanitarian Award

The Community Improvement Humanitarian Award recognizes extraordinary, compassionate contributions to the community by a PCA member company or owner. These actions are not necessarily painting related, but they are in alignment with PCA’s spirit of non-profit and humanitarian values. Candidates have demonstrated grace and extraordinary generosity for the betterment and empowerment of individuals in the community.

2021 L.E. Travis Jr. Craftsman of the Year Award - Jody Harlacher

L.E. Travis Jr. Craftsman of the Year Award

The L.E. Travis, Jr. Craftsman Award distinguishes the most highly skilled experts in the industry. Each year up to six (6) individuals that demonstrate the highest standards of painting and decorating craftsmanship may be chosen as winners.

2021 Richard A. Liddeke Distinguished Service Award – Nigel Costolloe

Richard A. Liddeke Distinguished Service Award

The Richard A. Liddeke Distinguished Service Award recognizes exceptional, meritorious Association and/or industry service. This very special honor pays tribute for unselfish commitment, the highest qualities of personal character, ultimate professionalism and significant contributions towards the achievement of PCA objectives on a nationwide scale in general and in particular, with a similar passion and upbeat energy as Mr. Richard A. Liddeke.

Leadership Awards Criteria

Picture It Painted Professionally Awards

The PIPP Awards honor the very best painting projects completed by PCA’s professional contractor members. Projects submitted for this award must show exceptional technical precision, demonstrated adherence to the PCA Industry Standards, streamlined production management and customer satisfaction. Projects are awarded in the following categories:

2021 Best Interior Commercial Project – SKIS Painting

Best Interior Commercial Project

2021 Best Exterior Commercial Project – Alpine Painting & Sandblasting

Best Exterior Commercial Project

2021 Best Interior Commercial Restoration – Nick Slavik Restoration

Best Interior Commercial Restoration

2021 Best Exterior Commercial Restoration – Painting Services of West Michigan

Best Exterior Commercial Restoration

2021 Best Exterior Residential Project - SF Local Color

2021 Best Interior Residential Project - Brick City Painting & Drywall

2021 Best Industrial Project - Alpine Painting & Sand Blasting

Picture It Painted Professionally Award Categories

  • Best Residential Project (interior or exterior)
  • Best Commercial Project (interior or exterior)
  • Best Residential Restoration Project (interior or exterior)
  • Best Commercial Restoration Project (interior or exterior)
  • Best Industrial Project (industrial or light industrial)
  • Best Decorative/Wallcovering Project

2021 Best Creative Business Marketing Strategy - Bundren Painting

Best Creative Business Marketing Strategy


The Creative Business Marketing Award goes to PCA contractor businesses who continually reinvent themselves and produce creative materials and promos to become a greater presence in the marketplace. These contractors also continuously raising the bar for a professional, progressive image in the industry.

This award recognizes the most creative marketing strategy by a PCA member company.

2021 Member Recruiter of the Year - Nick Slavik

Best Member Recruiter


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