Jay Kopelson, vice president of corporate accounts, Mannington Mills, was awarded the World Floor Covering Association (WFCA) Luminary Award on February 1, 2023, at the International Surfaces Event. The Luminary award honors excellence and inspirational actions of people for their mentorship, leadership and contributions to advancing the floor covering industry.

Kopelson has spent his entire career in the flooring industry, working in various capacities, including sales, merchandising, and management. After five years at American Biltrite, he has been with Mannington Mills for over 30 years, where he is VP of Corporate Accounts and leads the annual "Jay's Bargain Basement" at TISE. Both personally and professionally, he has a passion for helping others and serves on the board of directors for the WFCA, and is a coach for the High Five Soccer Program for special needs players.