YKK AP America recognized its top performers of 2017 during its annual meeting at Atlanta Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort at Stone Mountain, Ga. The recipients were selected based on performance and growth during the 2017 fiscal year, as well as embodying the company’s core values.

YKK AP America’s Orlando Branch received Branch of the Year.

Honorees included the Orlando branch who received the coveted Branch of the Year Award and architectural sales representative, John Spelman, who was awarded the company’s most prestigious individual honor, the President’s Award. The Branch of the Year Award recognizes outstanding achievements in sales, profitability, operations and customer service excellence. Barry Wampler, who manages the Orlando team, accepted the award on behalf of the branch.

“I have been fortunate to witness the tremendous growth and success of the Orlando branch over the past year,” said Wampler. “I could not be more proud of the entire team that consistently shows up and puts in the hard work and dedication it takes to be successful.”

John Spelman, Architectural Sales Rep, received the President’s Award.

Spelman, also a member of the Orlando team, was humbled to take home the President’s Award, which recognizes the company’s highest performing sales representative.

“The people that make up the Orlando branch and YKK AP’s entire team are truly incredible,” said Spelman. “So to be selected from this talented group and recognized with the President’s Award was a proud and humbling milestone in my career.”

Wampler also received the fourth annual YKK AP Core Values Award, which is given to a sales team member who consistently brings YKK AP’s Core Values of creating opportunities, insisting on quality, and building trust, transparency and respect to life through daily practice.

“The annual meeting is an opportunity to recognize and celebrate the hard work and contributions of everyone on our sales team,” said Mike Turner, senior vice president of sales and marketing at YKK AP America Inc. “It was an honor to bestow these awards on the many dedicated members of our team who are incredibly deserving of this recognition.”