04-08-22 | News

NCMA Hall of Fame Inductee

Kent Waide Honored
by Staff

Kent Waide was inducted to NCMA's Hall of Fame and honored at the Annual Meeting in Kansas City, Missouri.

Former owner of Ruby Concrete Company in Madison, Kentucky, Kent Waide recently was presented with The National Concrete Masonry Association (NCMA)'s Hall of Fame award at the Annual Meeting in Kansas City, Missouri.

Waide is a part of a legacy of Hall of Famers. His father, Harry Waide worked at Ruby Concrete, worked his way up and eventually became the owner. Down the road, Kent joined his father in 1998.


"No one is more deserving than you are for all the hard work and effort you put into our association over the years. You focused your efforts on the entire masonry industry and I thank you for that," enthused Tom Finch, Vice President Sales & Marketing, RCP Block & Brick, Inc.

In 2018, Kent was named NCMA's Chair of the Board and hosted key meetings of the NCMA board his home state of Kentucky.

NCMA's Hall of Fame award is presented to the industry's most valued participants whose careers are then highlighted by accomplishments on the industry. Induction into the Hall of Fame comes with Honorary Membership.

Kent Waide is now educating and consulting with manufacturing companies through the Advantage Kentucky Alliance, part of the Manufacturing Extension Partnership, a state-federal program under the U.S. Department of Commerce.


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