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John Cook receives Gaynor Award

John Cook, Vice President of Technical Services at Thomas Concrete, has been awarded the prestigious 2024 Richard D. Gaynor Award by the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA).
This accolade, named after the esteemed former executive vice president of NRMCA, Richard D. Gaynor, is one of the highest honors in the concrete industry. It recognizes individuals who have demonstrated lifetime excellence and commitment to technical initiatives that significantly benefit the ready-mixed concrete industry. John’s extensive contributions over his 40-year career, particularly in technical services and industry standards, have made him a well-deserved recipient of this award.

An active participant in the industry

John’s leadership extends beyond Thomas Concrete, as he has been an active participant in both the American Concrete Institute (ACI) and NRMCA for many years. His work on various technical committees, including those focused on proportioning concrete mixtures, self-consolidating concrete, and pervious concrete, has helped shape industry standards and practices. John’s dedication to mentoring and educating new talent in the field further highlights his commitment to the industry’s future. 

Adam Manatt, Chairman of the NRMCA, John Cook, Vice President of Technical Services at Thomas Concrete, and Albert Romanach, Chairman of the NRMCA Research Engineering and Standards Committee
Credit: NRMCA

For more details on John Cook’s achievements and the significance of the Gaynor Award, please read the full article on the NRMCA website here.

John Cook

John Cook

VP of Technical Services

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