International Carwash Association
International Carwash Association

HALL OF FAME

CAR WASH

The Car Wash Hall of Fame Award has been presented by International Carwash Association since 1962. Individuals are recognized at the Association's conventions, The Car Wash Show®️ and Car Wash Show Europe™. The Award recognizes those car wash professionals, operators as well as suppliers, who have made a lasting impact on the professional car wash industry. It is the industry and Association's highest honor. Selection is based upon candidate attributes in the areas of Leadership, Collaboration, Industry Support, Longevity and Innovation.

Honorees

1962 - Jimmy Butts

1963 - Dave Lippitt

1964 - Ted Snyders

1965 - Merle Strauch

1966 - Tom Moorhead

1967 - Jack Milen

1968 - Joe Dahm

1969 - Ben Palmer

1970 - Abe Bell

1971 - Ely Wagner

1972 - Bob Burglin

1973 - Marvin Pockros

1974 - Max Silver

1975 - Irv Rice

1976 - Dan Hanna

1977 - Bill Thacher

1978 - Tom O'Neal

1979 - Robin King

1980 - Sherman Larson

1981 - Sam Cossman

1984 - Barry Graceman

1986 - John Jurkens, Marshall Paisner

1987 - William Jurkens, Jack Flapan

1988 - John Federbusch, Sr.

1989 - Marx Borod

1990 - Ed Dahm

1991 - Larry Harrell

1992 - A.S. Klyce, Jerrold Weiss

1993 - Jim Bowie, Charles Howard, Sr.

1994 - R.R. Trantham

1995 - Herman Deal

1996 - Bruce Milen

1997 - Sonny Fazio

1998 - Tom Hoffman, Sr.

1999 - Jim Richardson

2000 - Red Lewis

2001 - Ron Peterson

2002 - L.G. McElroy, Bud Belanger

2003 - Jim Coleman

2004 - Ben Alford

2006 - Jim Nelson, Larry Klein

2007 - Charles Howard, Victor Odermat

2008 - Ron Benderson, John Criscuola

2009 - James Belanger

2010 - Mike Mountz

2011 - Bob Black

2012 - Bill Martin

2013 - Mark Thorsby

2014 - L.J. Rousseau

2015 - Tom Ennis, Harold McKinley, Dr. Joseph Enning, Ger Loogman

2016 - Bob Hodge

2017 - Lex, Renè and Ton Peters

2018 - Roy Wakefield

2019 - Tom Essenburg

2020 - Dan Pecora