Phoenix - Loyd Ivey, chairman/CEO of Mitek, is the 2009 recipient of the Per Haugen Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Systems Contractors Association (NSCA).
This annual award is given to a leader that time and time again has proven to be a dedicated and sincere champion for the electronics and communications community, NSCA said in a statement.
"I am humbled to receive this award. This is the most prestigious award in the commercial sound business. A lifetime achievement award is something I am very proud to accept, but I'm really just getting started. The continued education of our industry and the hard work done by NSCA will remain a top priority for me," said Ivey.
According to NSCA, Ivey received the award for his years of dedication, leadership and service to NSCA, including the NSCA Education Foundation Board, the NSCA Expo Committee, and his support at many of NSCA's events and activities, including the Fall Business Conference, now the Business and Leadership Conference.
"Loyd has been an integral part of this industry," said Chuck Wilson, NSCA executive director. "He has committed himself and his company to improving the industry from the commercial side to the consumer end. We are fortunate that Loyd has been a part of NSCA, helping us to grow our foundation and promote and support our programs and services."
The award was announced during the recent NSCA Members Meeting and Loyd was also recognized at the President's Reception as part of the 2009 InfoComm Expo in Orlando, Fla.