Bruce Newbrough Memorial Scholarship Winner: Jose Hernandez

January 22, 2019

The Flooring Contractors Association, FCICA, announced Jose Hernandez as the latest recipient of the Bruce Newbrough Memorial Certified Installation Manager Program (CIM) Scholarship. Jose works for Koydol, Inc. in Silver Spring, Maryland. The scholarship is provided in partnership with ARDEX Americas.

Jose anticipates the advantages the program will give him, and his team.

In molding myself to become an effective installation manager, I can optimize my team’s delivery and execution on every project,” he said. “[This Scholarship is] the next big step on learning how to organize myself and my team.

The Bruce Newbrough Memorial Scholarship covers the costs associated with the entire Certified Installation Manager (CIM) program, including application, content and assessment fees. Bruce Newbrough, former ARDEX Director of Technical Services and later Applications Development, had a passion for advancing the flooring industry with education.

Applications for the scholarship are accepted throughout the year. Visit the FCICA website: www.fcica.com/CIM to apply. Read the FCICA press release here.


About ARDEX, A Global Innovation Leader in High Performance Specialty Building Materials:
Recognized by installation experts, ARDEX is a global leader in the development, manufacture and distribution of high-performance specialty building products for all aspects of substrate preparation, floor covering, tile and stone installation systems and architectural concrete systems for commercial and residential applications. As family owned company, the ARDEX Group leads through local customer interaction striving for excellence in all that we do. For more information about ARDEX Americas, contact us.

About the Certified Installation Manager (CIM) Program:
The CIM program provides industry-specific training modules led by experts that speak from years of floor covering experience packaged with assessments to confirm the vast knowledge obtained. The program is completely online, allowing users to work at their own pace, on their own time. For more information about the CIM Program, go to www.fcica.com/CIM.

About FCICA:
​FCICA, headquartered in West Bloomfield, Michigan, is the resource for premier commercial flooring contractors. Promoting the advancement and continuous development of Certified Installation Managers (CIM). Providing technical education, business support and industry expert networking. Delivering skills and knowledge to enhance the professionalism of commercial flooring contractors. FCICA is an international association whose contractor members serve the continental United States, plus Canada and Guam. For more information about FCICA: visit www.fcica.com or call 248-661-5015; toll free (877) TO-FCICA.