Celebrating Professional Excellence

Because of COVID-19, we were unable to celebrate the 2020 Pillar Award winners in person. However, we were able to celebrate these amazing companies and individuals virtually. See the award winners below.

About the 2020 Pillar Awards

The 2020 Pillar Awards included 3 Award Categories: Advertising & Marketing Achievements, Professional Achievements, and Company Achievements. Entries with the highest point percentage in each of the main categories received the Elite Pillar Awards. Each entry was judged on its own merit by a group of highly qualified judges.

2020 Pillar Award Winners

Advertising & Marketing Awards

Best Showroom

The Garman Builders Design Studio is a 3,000 SF, state-of-the-art showroom that showcases a wide selection of products and finishes to suit every style and budget, created to help guide homebuyers through the personalization process of their dream home. Homebuyers may view the online Design Studio prior to their first meeting to start gathering ideas.

Best Website

The site has been designed to be user-friendly and informative. They really want folks to find the answers they’re looking for quickly and easily. Also, their blog is packed with articles to keep consumers informed about a variety of topics.

Professional & Company Achievement Awards

Sales Professional of the Year

Brad Claeyssen joined GR Mitchell’s business development team in early 2019. With aspirations of growth of his own sales portfolio and the propulsion of GR Mitchell’s sales to new heights, his impact was immediately felt by the administrative, sales support, and delivery staff. And despite the extraordinary circumstances of 2020, he’s continued to aid in exceeding goals that were established prior to the current landscape.

Builder Company of the Year

Synonymous with craftsmanship, excellence, integrity, and quality, Garman Builders continues to be a mainstay in Southcentral Pennsylvania home building. Founded on the idea of doing what is right the first time, Garman Builders proves itself to be as enduring as its homes; not just constructing houses but building communities. Based in Lititz, Garman Builders currently builds in over 20 neighborhoods in six counties, crafting beautifully designed single and multi-family homes, including townhomes and apartments.

Remodeling Company of the Year

Throughout its history, Garman Builders focused on addressing the growing needs of the communities Garman services; including the need for a high quality, dependable renovation/ remodeling division. From its inception in 2008 to today and beyond, spanning multiple counties in Southcentral Pennsylvania, the Renovations team brings professionalism, and distinction to our customers, helping them to revitalize their space.

Throughout its history, Garman Builders focused on addressing the growing needs of the communities Garman services; including the need for a high quality, dependable renovation/ remodeling division. From its inception in 2008 to today and beyond, spanning multiple counties in Southcentral Pennsylvania, the Renovations team brings professionalism, and distinction to our customers, helping them to revitalize their space.

Supply Company of the Year

Entry: GR Mitchell

General contractors, home builders, remodelers, and homeowners in Lancaster have depended on GR Mitchell for their building material needs for over 50 years. And while our roots are deep within the lumber industry, key manufacturer partnerships across a variety of categories has allowed GR Mitchell to become this community’s go-to source for trim, stairs, decking, windows, doors, cabinetry, and more. Three physical locations provide GR Mitchell’s customers with a breadth of assortment uncommon to the industry.

Community Impact Award

Garman Builders strongly believes in the importance of staying active in the communities where we live and serve. Garman Builders chooses not just to build up homes, they build up lives. Team Members energetically engage in Garman’s mission, to serve people in a professional manner with a spirit of humility, integrity, and excellence.

2020 Pillar Presentation Sponsor

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James Hardie Siding & Trim

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