March 13, 2023
NAWLA Announces the 2023 John J. Mulrooney Award Recipient
Palm Desert, Cal. (March 13, 2023) – The North American Wholesale Lumber Association (NAWLA) is pleased to grant the 2023 Mulrooney Award to Jonathan E. Martin, former CEO and Chairman of RoyOMartin.
NAWLA’s John J. Mulrooney award commemorates the life and career of a lumber wholesaler who also served as the organization’s chief executive, and recognizes important contributions to the forest products industry.
From 1971 until his death in 2019, Martin served in many roles at RoyOMartin, including chairman, CEO and past president. During his time at RoyOMartin, he was named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2004 for the Gulf Coast region. He also received the American Panel Association’s Bronson Lewis Award for lifetime leadership in 2015 and the Alexandria Rotary Club’s Service Above Self Award in 2019.
The presentation of the 2023 John J. Mulrooney Award was held at the 2023 NAWLA Leadership Summit event in Palm Desert, California where NAWLA welcomed Martin's wife, Dr. Maggie Martin to accept the award on her late husband’s behalf.
For more information about the Mulrooney Award, visit the NAWLA website.