A contractor from Wisconsin has been given an honor from the Mechanical Service Contractors of America.

David Bavisotto, vice president of service at West Allis, Wis.-based Illingworth-Kilgust Mechanical, has been recognized as the 2013 recipient of the D.S. O’Brien Award of Excellence. The award, which recognizes individuals who display dedication and commitment to the mechanical service contracting industry, was presented Oct. 13 at the Mechanical Service Contractors of America’s 28th annual conference in Boca Raton, Fla.

Bavisotto has nearly 25 years of experience and currently serves on the MSCA education committee.

“(Bavisotto) is a true leader among his peers, has demonstrated unsurpassed loyalty and commitment to MSCA and his energy, enthusiasm and passion on behalf of MSCA is obvious to all who meet him,” said Robert Lake, chairman of the MSCA board of managers. “Through his leadership and guidance, MSCA has achieved many commendable milestones and, to this day, he continues to play a very active and instrumental role.”