Person of the Year

About the Person Of The Year Award

The Person of the Year award is presented annually to the one person who provided extensive support to the association’s executive staff during the year. This award is a tradition that began with the Building Stone Institute and has been continued for our new joined organization. The winner is selected by the Natural Stone Institute's CEO and Executive Vice President.

Current Recipient

Sam Arcot, Rugo Stone


Past Award Recipients

2022 — Buddy Ontra, Ontra Stone Group

2021 — Michael Picco, PICCO Group


2020 — Katie Jensen, Triton Stone Group


2019 — Greg Osterhout, Northern Stone Supply


2018 — Tony Malisani, Malisani, Inc.


2017 — David Castellucci, Kenneth Castellucci & Associates




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