Chandler

20th Annual Safety and Employee Recognition Banquet - February 24, 2014


Gary Bruce - 2013 Level II Driver of the Year

  • Started at the company at age 22
  • Has been with Chandler for 8 years
  • Top hauler in the company 2013 (6459 cubic yards, 882 trips)
  • In 2013, he was the best of the best!

2013 Driver of the Year Winner Gary Bruce.


Level II Nominees with Ted Chandler.

Winner Gary Bruce with Ted Chandler.

Finalist Rudy Coleman with Ted Chandler.

Finalists Rudy Coleman and Dante Hairston.

Finalist John Veach with Ted Chandler.

Level II Nominees - The best of the best

  • Lewis Baldwin - Plant 108
  • Todd Binkley - Plant 601
  • Barry Bradsher - Plant 607
  • Gary Bruce - Plant 603 - WINNER
  • Donald Clark - Plant 102
  • Rudy Coleman - Plant 104 - FINALIST
  • David Dillon - Plant 703
  • William Duncan - Plant 703
  • Cedric Evans - Plant 603
  • James Flournoy - Plant 701
  • Danta Hairston - Plant 704 - FINALIST
  • Johnny Hogan - Plant 116
  • Daniel Ingle - Plant 605
  • Ricky Marshall - Plant 709
  • Charlie Miller - Plant 607
  • Jimmy Noble - Plant 104
  • Shane Paisley - Plant 504
  • Corey Quarles - Plant 102
  • Roger Rowe - Plant 108
  • John Veach - Plant 114 - FINALIST
  • Burice Woods - Plant 607


Level I Nominees - The best with less than 5 years experience

  • Chris Callaway - Plant 706
  • Justin Carter - Plant 709 - FINALIST
  • James Ritter - Plant 116 - WINNER
  • Israel Jones - Plant 603
  • Dennis Lynch - Plant 714

Level I Nominees with Ted Chandler.

Winner James Ritter with Ted Chandler.

Finalist Justin Carter with Ted Chandler.


Winner Keith Dauel with Ted Chandler.

Finalist Paul Hillyard with Ted Chandler.

Delivery Driver Nominees - The best of our building supply, block, and transport drivers

  • Keith Dauel - Plant 709 - WINNER
  • Nolan Hammond - Plant 108
  • Michael Hart - Plant 605
  • Paul Hillyard - Plant 704 - FINALIST
  • Roderick Niblett - Plant 701
  • Scott Queen - Plant 114
  • Junious Harris - Plant 607
  • Danny Farmer - Plant 506
  • Carlos Hurd - Plant 709
  • Tim Smith - Plant 114


Top Haulers

We recognized the following drivers who safely carried the most yards of concrete in their market:

  • Gary Bruce, Durham - 6,459 Yards. Market: >55,000 Yards
  • Justin Carter, Christiansburg - 5,297 Yards. Market: 27,600 to 55,000 Yards
  • James Crowe, Pittsboro - 4,260 Yards. Market: 15,000 to 27,500 Yards
  • James Bledsoe, Boone - 3,676 Yards. Market: High Country
  • Patrick Nichols, Altavista - 3,609 Yards. Market <15,000 Yards

Top Haulers for 2013


Thank You!!!

We took time to honer three employees who after many many years of dedicated employment, decided it was time to begin the next chapter of their lives. Together, these three have over 113 years of service. Thank you for all you three have done for us!


Tommy Dunn - Biscoe Plant Manager

Tommy Dunn

  • Hired as mixer driver in 1972 - 42 years of service.
  • Will be retiring in May 2014.
  • Became Plant Manager of Biscoe Plant in the early 1980.
  • One of the most dependable plant managers we have.
  • Tommy builds the block forms that we use company wide.


Norman Suits - Siler City Plant Manager

Norman Suits

  • Hired as mixer driver in 1973 - 41 years of service.
  • Pittsboro Plant Manager.
  • Became Plant Manager of Siler City Plant in 1992.
  • Will do whatever it takes to get the job done safely and efficiently.
  • Norman kept one of the cleanest facilities company wide.


Raymond Yellock - Haw River Plant Manager

Raymond Yellock

  • Hired as mixer driver in 1984 - 30 years of service
  • Chandler Concrete safe mixer driver of the year and was 4th in the nation in 1999
  • Plant Manager Haw River Plant since 2005
  • Always willing to do whatever it takes to satisfy our customers
  • Everyone knows Raymond's favorite saying: "I just don't believe it"


Quarter Century Club

The following employees were recognized for 25 years of decicated service:

  • Allen Cates - Hillsborough Driver
  • Dane Cheek - Greensboro Loader Operator
  • George Kuhn - Christiansburg Technical Services
  • Jimmy Owen - Durham Sales
  • Ed Vestal - Plant Maintenance

Newest Members of the Quarter Century Club with Ted Chandler