Jonathan Martin, chairman and CEO of RoyOMartin of Alexandria, La. was honored with the Bronson J. Lewis Award at the APA Annual Meeting in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. The meeting took place Oct. 17-20, 2015. The annual award is named after the late Bronson Lewis, who served for 24 years as secretary and then executive vice president of APA. The award recognizes individuals for their life-time leadership and outstanding contribution to the industry.
Martin has been a recognized force in the structural panel industry for more than 40 years. In 1981 he directed the design and construction of the first oriented strand board plant in the South and in 1995 he directed the design and construction of a new, state-of-the-art plywood plant. He embodies RoyOMartin’s unique management style, seizing opportunities, instilling a commitment to success in all employees while setting standards of performance for the entire industry.
Photo courtesy APA: Shown with Jonathan (far right) and his wife, Maggie, is APA Chairman Tom Temple of Potlatch Corporation.