Tom Vaughn displays his Tile Person of the Year award from the NTCA.

Tom Vaughn, of Akona LLC, was honored with the National Tile Contractors Association Tile Person of the Year award. Vaughn was recognized for his contributions to the ceramic tile, stone and allied products industry as well as his commitments to NTCA in keeping with the association’s purpose, programs and goals.

He received the honor at an awards banquet during NTCA’s Total Solutions conference in Las Vegas. Also honored were two recipients of the NTCA Ring of Honor: Tom Ade of Filling Marble and Tile in Cologne, N.J.; and Harvey Powell, formerly of the Noble Co. The awards were in recognition of their service to NTCA throughout their respective careers.