This prestigious award was presented by NTCA president, Dan Welch, at an industry awards luncheon during the Total Solutions Plus conference held in San Antonio, TX on October 28, 2014.
The Ring of Honor award is given to individuals who have impacted the industry through active participation, devotion and support of the NTCA programs and initiatives. An award given to one that has made a difference in the tile industry. Richard Goldberg has devoted over 33 years in the architectural and construction industry as a technical and forensic architect.
Following his acceptance, Goldberg stated, "I'm honored to be recognized by the NTCA for my contributions to the organization and humbled to be in the company of all the past distinguished Ring of Honor recipients. From an architect's perspective, the NTCA's dedication to improving the built environment is unmatched in the building construction industry."
Goldberg brings his knowledge and expertise to the industry through numerous speaking engagements at national and international trade shows and events. He has been a frequent speaker at Coverings, the NTCA Annual Meeting, Total Solutions Plus, the International Masonry Institute, Cersaie in Bologna and Qualicer in Castellon, Spain. He serves as a member of the TCNA Handbook and the NTCA Technical Committees and is active in both CSI and AIA organizations.
"Membership in the NTCA is demonstration that a tile contractor possess the highest level of skill, dedication to quality, and most important, understanding of the important centuries old legacy of the art and science of ceramic and stone tile," said Goldberg. "I am proud to be part of the NTCA's tireless efforts to improve the tile trades through education and training programs, and truly grateful to be the NTCA 2014 Ring of Honor recipient."