Ken Larsen Named Martin L. King Award Recipient
AUSTIN, TX — Long-time industry vet and activist Ken Larsen is the Restoration Industry Association’s choice for the coveted Martin L. King Award.
The Martin L. King Award is presented to individuals who are recognized for their extraordinary service and dedication to restoration. The announcement was made at the RIA’s Awards Banquet and Celebration at the Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel on Thursday, April 6, 2017.
Ernie Storrer was honored with the 2018 Martin L. King Award, which is presented annually to individuals for their extraordinary service and dedication to restoration and the industry. Storrer, an industry veteran who has been in restoration since 1973, is president of Injectidry Systems. He holds certifications in water damage restoration and applied structural drying from the IICRC and was a committee member for multiple editions of the IICRC S500 Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Water Damage Restoration.
Storrer also was previously president of the Carpet Cleaners Institute of the Northwest, served as chairman of the Education Committee, and was editor of Western Cleantalk. He holds multiple U.S. patents on drying processes and equipment.