• NACE equips society to protect people, assets and
    the environment from the adverse effects of corrosion.

R.A. Brannon Award

2019 Recipient(s)

  • Steve Poncio

    Steve Poncio

    Poncio previously spent over 34 years at Houston Lighting and Power/Reliant Energy. There he developed a coatings program for nine power plants with annual budgets of $5-8 million dollars, conducted surveys to assess physical asset condition, developed specifications, wrote technical requirements for painting contractors, and supervised project management of coatings projects. He has published articles on maintenance coatings and linings, project management, and lead-based coating removal in Materials Performance and JPCL—the Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings. He chaired the Workforce Development Committee, Houston Business Roundtable, 1996-1999. He obtained his B.S. degree in civil engineering technology from the University of Houston.

    Poncio currently owns Poncio Coating Consulting in Montgomery, Texas.