Date: February 13, 2024

News - Carlos Palacios Named Runner-Up for NRMCA's Driver of the Year Award

Carlos Palacios NRMCA Driver of the Year

Chaney Enterprises proudly announces that one of our dedicated concrete delivery professionals, Carlos Palacios, has been named runner-up for the National Ready Mix Concrete Association's (NRMCA) Driver of the Year award.

Carlos Palacios, stationed at Chaney's Spotsylvania, VA concrete plant, boasts an impressive 11-year career with the company. He holds a Class B Commercial Driver's License, is loader certified, and has an impeccable driving record with no vehicular accidents throughout his tenure. Mr. Palacios has hauled an average of more than 7,000 yards of concrete annually over the last three years.

A seasoned competitor, Carlos Palacios is a 4-time Company Mixer Rodeo Champion, Virginia State Mixer Rodeo Champion Runner-up, and a 2-time participant in the NRMCA National Mixer Driver Championship.

Carlos Palacios is more than just a skilled professional; he is the embodiment of Chaney Enterprises' commitment to quality and customer service. Many customers specifically request Carlos for their job sites, attesting to his exceptional work ethic and efficiency. David Servais, President of Core Concrete LLC, emphasized, "Employees like Carlos Palacios are the face of Chaney, and one of the main reasons I continue to choose Chaney as my concrete supplier."

Jeremy Rogers, Construction Manager at Wagman Heavy Civil, Inc., echoed these sentiments, stating, "Carlos always behaves professionally, and our crews can expect the concrete to arrive at the desired location and requested slump every time. He always goes above and beyond."

“Carlos Palacios brings an unparalleled passion to his role at Chaney Enterprises,” said Francis “Hall” Chaney, III, CEO of Chaney Enterprises. “His enthusiasm for delivering exceptional service, paired with his extensive industry knowledge, sets a remarkable standard. Carlos is not just a mixer driver; he's a passionate professional who embodies the spirit of excellence we strive for at Chaney. We congratulate him on this outstanding achievement and commend his unwavering commitment to his craft.”

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