Shop! Award Winners & Honorees

Shop! Award Winners & Honorees Shop! is proud to recognize our outstanding members.

Hall of Fame Members

Each year inductees are nominated by fellow members and chosen by a Selection Committee led by the Immediate Past Chairman for Shop!. Recipients have worked in the industry for at least 25 years, have made significant contributions to the industry and their communities, and have observed ethical business practices throughout their careers.

Mr. David Brink
Mr. Jerry Fox
Mr. Robert Reeve Frackelton
Mr. Jack Hale
Mr. David Abramson
Mr. Earl Abramson
Mr. Joseph I. Adler
Mr. Ralph Adler
Mrs. Lori Ali
Mr. P. Jan Anstatt
Mr. Keith Arndt
Mr. Walter Ash
Mr. W.F. Aschinger, Jr.
Mr. Elliott J. Axelrod
Mr. Donald Baker
Mr. Douglas Ballinger
Mr. George F. Barnes
Mr. Joel A. Baum
Mr. Sol Berger
Mr. Carl Bergmann
Mr. Joseph P. Berhalter
Mr. Steven Bergquist
Mr. Cecil Besselleau
Mr. Charlie Blecker
Mr. Gene Bokor
Mr. John L. Bourquin
Mr. Kenneth J. Brenner
Mr. Tom Brugger
Mr. James J. Burlingame
Mr. Charles Cargill
Mr. Dick Carrigan
Mr. Rich Carrigan
Mr. Sandy Carrigan
Mr. Jerry Carter
Mr. James Cavaluzzi
Mr. Corky Chapman
Mr. Don P. Christensen
Mr. Fred C. Clarke
Mr. M. D. Cloud
Mr. Gerald A. Conway
Mr. Roy Crocker
Ms. Barbara Daugherty
Mr. Vincent DeVita
Mr. Ronald Eckert
Mr. Andy Edelman
Mr. Jim Einstein
Mr. Donald Elmslie
Mr. Richard “Ernie” Ernest
Mr. George T. Evans
Mr. Richard Fellinger
Mr. Harry Fenster
Mr. Donald E. Ferguson
Mr. Joe Fish
Mr. Fred Fisher

Mr. Gary Forman
Mr. David L. Foster
Mr. John W. Garabrant
Mr. Denny Gerdeman
Mr. Virgil Goebel
Mr. James Goff
Mr. Robert Gorrie
Mr. Harold S. Gorschman
Mr. Edward L. Grant
Mr. Tom Harris
Mr. David E. Harrold
Mr. Lawrence Haugen
Mr. Lawrence F. Haverkost
Mr. Ken Hedrick
Mr. John Heelan
Mr. H. Aaron Henschel
Mr. Patrick J. Higgins
Mr. Patrick H. Joyce
Mr. Sam Kamin
Mr. Richard F. Kaufman
Mr. Lawrence S. Katz
Mr. Jack Keeler
Mr. Homer King
Mr. Ted Kingsford
Mr. Bill Kolb
Mr. Rudy Kral
Mr. Louis C. Krueger
Mr. Mike Lanaghan
Mr. Michael R. Lauber
Mr. Douglas B. Leeds
Mr. Richard H. Leeds
Mr. N.J. Leigh
Mr. W. Parlin Lillard
Mr. Charles F. Logie
Mr. Chris Lopin
Mr. Gordon S. Lundgren
Mr. Allen B. Marks
Ms. Andrea Martin
Mr. Frank W. Mayer
Mr. Frank G. Mayer, Sr.
Mr. Mort Mazor
Mr. William M. Mee
Mr. Gerry Molitor
Mr. Thomas V. Murphy, Sr.
Mr. Ralph Murray
Mr. Cal Myer
Mr. Richard Nathan
Mr. Walter Nathan
Mr. Joseph Palamara
Ms. Janet Paris
Mr. Henry T. Parker
Mr. Ted Parker
Mr. Tim Parker
Ms. Roberta A. Peters

Mr. Paul Pinkus
Mr. WP “Red” Pluth
Mr. Harry S. Purnell, Jr.
Mr. Phil Renzoni
Mr. Roger Rex
Mr. Joseph T. Ricci
Mr. Robert M. Rieder
Mr. T. Edward Roddy
Mr. C.B. Rollins, Jr.
Mr. Walter Roosli
Mr. Karl Roth
Mr. A.S. Rovak
Mr. Albert S. Saia
Mr. John A. Sakaley III
Mr. Lloyd Sauer
Mr. J. Anton Schiffenhaus
Mr. John Schlegel
Mr. Jim Schubert
Mr. Jack Scriba
Mr. Thomas H. Sculthorpe
Mr. Dewees F. Showell
Mr. George Silvestri
Mr. Bill Smith
Mr. Robert Snediker, Sr.
Mr. Bob Staada
Mr. O.H. Stark
Mr. Ralph W. Stern
Mr. Paul Storin
Mr. Richard Stolls
Mr. Frank Stulik
Mr. Howard Stumpf
Mr. E.C. Swift
Mr. Mike Sybilrud
Mr. O. Morley Tanney
Ms. Ethel Taub
Mr. Julius R. Teich
Mr. Budd Thalenfeld
Mr. David R. Thalenfeld
Mr. Chester L. Thomson
Mr. Lawrence Thornton
Mr. Dave VanderWaal
Mr. Carl Wamser
Mr. Bruce Watson
Mr. Donald J. Weber
Mr. Karl Weber
Mr. Richard Winter
Mr. Kurt Witzel
Mr. Walter R. Whiteman
Mr. W.S. Wyckoff
Mr. Bruce Young III
Mr. Edward Zarucha

Women of Distinction Award Winners

Shop! honors the professional achievements of women in the association whom are dedicated to helping other women grow and succeed in the retail industry. The finalists and honoree were selected from nominations submitted by industry colleagues. The judging panel comprised members of the Women’s League governing committee and Shop! staff.

  • Teri Mascotti, Principal of Mascotti Strategies
  • Christiana Howard-Ritchie, Account Director at Artisan Complete
  • Vonda Howell, Vice President of Operations at Trion Industries
  • Nancy Jackson, President of Architectural Systems

Andrea Martin Volunteer of the Year Award

This award recognized the one individual member who has contributed an outstanding amount of passion, time, and value to the association. The award is named in honor of Andrea Martin, owner of Point of $avings, Andrea Martin & Associates, a long-time active member of the industry and the association.

2018

Mr. Kevin Tierney

2017

Mr. Peter Kornhaber

2016

Mr. Robert Reeve Frackelton

2015

Mr. Bob Zanotti

2014

Ms. Roberta Perry

2013

Mr. Keith Arndt

2012

Ms. Connie Pollex, MaRC

2011

Mrs. Mary Westerhaus

2010

Ms. Michelle Adams

2009

Mr. William Gerba

2008

Mr. Michael Heneghan

2007

Ms. Barbara Daugherty
Mr. Matt Nelson

2006

Ms. Diana Campbell
Mr. Jeff Sheets
Mr. Guy Vaughn

2005

N/A

2004

Mr. Jack Briggs
Ms. Terri Phillips Grosch
Mr. Richard Heyderman
Mr. Brian McCormick
Ms. Nancy Tucker

2003

Mr. Kurt Witzel
Mr. Thomas Ujfalussy

2002

Mr. Chris Bull, MaRC
Mr. Rick De Herder

2001

Mr. Frederick Sklenar, MaRC

2000

Mr. Michael H. Sybilrud

1999

Ms. Cin

Merriman Above & Beyond Award Winners

The Merriman Above and Beyond Award recognizes perseverance and dedication of industry suppliers to the customer experience, making it one of the best ways to reward excellent performance from an outstanding supplier. The Merriman Above & Beyond Award is named in honor of former executive director Klein Merriman.

2018

S-CUBE

2017

555 International

2016

D|Fab
Nashville Display

2015

Nashville Display

2014

idX Seattle

2013

Impressions Marketing Group

2012

Rose Displays

2011

Coloredge New York Los Angeles

2010

Impressions Marketing Group

2009

Impressions Marketing Group

2008

Boden Alexander Group

2007

Custom Surrroundings

2006

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