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Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Chip Nelsen Promoted to GM in Tri-Cities Tennessee

NASHVILLE, TN - July 21, 2021 -

SRM Concrete announced the promotion of Chip Nelsen to GM in Tri-Cities Tennessee. Chip will manage the quickly growing cities of Johnson City, Kingsport, and Bristol (TN & VA).

Chip previously served as the GM in Northern Alabama following SRM's acquisition of Sequatchie Concrete Services. Overall, he has 37 years of concrete industry experience, most of which have been in management.

CEO, Jeff Hollingshead stated, "We are very excited for Chip to take on this new role. The tri-cities area is growing rapidly, and we know Chip has the experience and insight to lead us in the right direction."

SRM Concrete is the largest privately-owned ready-mix concrete manufacturer in the country. Founded in 1999 by Mike and Melissa Hollingshead in Smyrna, Tennessee, the family-owned company owns and operates a network of ready-mix concrete plants and trucks focused on producing and delivering ready-mix concrete as well as providing ancillary services across the commercial and residential construction segments.

SRM Concrete has pursued an active acquisition strategy, having successfully acquired and integrated 64 companies since 2005, and currently has over 4,000 employees with locations that span across thirteen states including Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia. For a list of our complete locations and to learn more about SRM Concrete, please visit


Lora Smith
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