NRMCA Names Bob Lowery 2011 Driver of the Year

January 8, 2011


Ogden, UTAH–The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) has named Bob Lowery of Jack B. Parson Companies (JBP) the 2011 NRMCA Mixer Truck Driver of the Year A panel of judges from the ready mixed concrete industry selected Lowery as the most outstanding driver from a large group of impressive applicants from across the United States.

Lowery will be honored for his career achievements, safety record, professionalism, driving competency and customer service skills at the NRMCA’s Annual Convention on March 21, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

In a nomination letter addressed to the NRMCA, operations manager Hudd Hayes writes, “Bob has done it all in his 43 year career in the ready mix industry and has always been an example and trusted coworker. He is often relied upon for directions and assistance by his fellow drivers. Always with his distinguished wit, he offers help and/or advice to all, whether we want it or not.”

Hayes commends Lowery for his ethics of hard work and dedication, and reports that Lowery has only called in sick three times in his career at JBP. Other notable achievements of Mr. Lowery’s include winning the Utah Ready Mix Roadeo in 2002 and over 90,000 hours worked without any on-the-job injury. Hayes estimates that Lowery has delivered well over 100,000 cubic yards of concrete and over 1.5 million tons of cement and aggregates.

“It has been our privilege to know Bob and have him as one of our most exemplary employees,” Hayes says. “I love and respect Bob for his contribution to making JBP a reputable organization that I am proud to work for.”