Fornelli Awarded: Mooresville South Iredell Chamber Business Person of the Year
Stock Car Steel & Aluminum
801 B Performance Rd.
Mooresville, NC, 28115
Press release date: February 11, 2014
Stock Car Steel and SRI owner Greg Fornelli was honored on January 31st by the Mooresville South Iredell Chamber of Commerce when he took home the prestigious Business Person of the Year Award. Already a highly decorated businessman, Fornelli was honored to be recognized by his local community. When the award was announced, Fornelli humbly placed most of the credit for the accomplishment upon his loyal employees.
“Mooresville is simply a great place to do business. Every year that I’ve been a part of the Mooresville business community, my employees have stuck with me. They are instrumental in making moments like this happen,” said Fornelli.
The award was presented by Randy Marion, a well-known car dealership owner in the Charlotte area. Mooresville South Iredell Chamber of Commerce president Kirk Ballard believes Fornelli’s ability to adapt through difficult circumstances is what makes him a noteworthy Mooresville businessman.
“Greg’s ability to adapt, improvise and overcome in a difficult economy is just one reason that he is an outstanding business person; all this while handling a difficult medical illness made him an inspiration. He is a worthy choice for our Randy Marion Business Person of the Year Award,” Ballard noted.
The award puts Fornelli in good company, as legendary NASCAR team owner and businessman Robert Yates received the same honor from the Chamber in 2006.
“Mooresville is very grateful for its connection to the racing industry, and it shows when the Chamber honors me with an award such as this. Stock Car Steel and SRI will continue to strive to be award-winning businesses that relish their place in this community.”
About Stock Car Steel: Stock Car Steel Aluminum, Inc.(founded 1996) is a full-line steel and service center. Based in Mooresville, North Carolina, it offers an extremely large and very diverse metals and plastics product line. With fantastic prices, no minimum order requirements, quality packaging and lightning fast shipping, it caters to your every need. Visit www.stockcarsteel.com to order metal and plastics online, just like the NASCAR pro’s!
SRI –Supplies for Racing & Industry was founded in Concord, NC in 1997. It was purchased and incorporated in April of 2002 by Greg Fornelli. Fornelli, who also owns Stock Car Steel & Aluminum, moved the business to Mooresville, NC where the two businesses currently share a distribution facility. SRI has everything from Military Spec fasteners to Bondo. Their product line is based on the needs of race shop personnel working in Fab Shops, Body Shops, Chassis Shops and Engine Shops. SRI’s products are available online at www.sri-supplies.com
Chase Forbes - Marketing & Public Relations - Stock Car Steel & Aluminum
801 Performance Rd. Mooresville, NC 28115
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