At Preferred Materials, we’re about people serving people. Our employees are the stars. They set us apart from our competition, and they are the reason why customers prefer doing business with us. Their stories help us tell our story. We recognize our “star” employees who exemplify these characteristics:

  • GOOD PEOPLE. Quality, safety, reliability. You can be confident that Preferred will always deliver on that. If there’s ever an issue, we make it right. Period. And if you need something more, we will make it happen with a can-do attitude. Because as our customer, YOU come first.
  • SMART, PROACTIVE PARTNERS. Beyond the products we sell, we’re your partners who want to help you build your business. Sharing national best practices. Taking the time to listen to you. Bringing our team together to strategize with you on a regular basis.
  • COMMUNITY-MINDED. Community is family and that’s what gives meaning to our lives. Working together with each other and with customers, our Preferred team shares their time and talent to make the community where we live a better place.

Super Stars: 4th Quarter 2015


Allen Pelham
Estimator – Asphalt Southwest

Allen, a licensed general contractor, and his wife, a registered nurse, have been taking mission trips to Nepal to serve those in need.


Darin Kubilis
Area Plant Manager – Asphalt SW

A car had hit a tree in the median and the front of the car was on fire. Darin didn’t think twice when he saw the accident victims in need of help.

Go the Extra Mile - #116

Robby Carraway

Robby’s contributions to the safety banquets gave the business event that personal touch.

Safety Always - #246

Carl Pridemore
Block Plant Tender

Carl’s innovative ideas and contributions have made the Odessa Block Plant a safer place to work.

Safety Always - #235

Todd Martin

After a loader incident involving truck traffic in our loader work area, Todd’s driveway sensor solution now reduces risk to workers and equipment.

Make It Happen - #252

Kim Hasbrouck
Sr. HR Representative

Because of Kim’s actions, the new hire’s family was able to take their son to the doctor to receive medical treatment.