Pharr CEO Wins Spirit of the Carolinas Award

McAdenville, NC, October 28, 2019-Pharr president and CEO Bill Carstarphen received the Spirit of the Carolinas Award as well as The Order of the Long Leaf Pine from the state of North Carolina during the Gaston Regional Chamber of Commerce’s 17th annual Salute to Business & Manufacturing. 

The Pharr family of companies includes Pharr Fibers and Yarns and Phenix Flooring.

The Spirit of the Carolina`s Award is given annually to a local business leader who has shown commitment and success within the free enterprise system, leadership within a particular industry and citizenship within a community. The Order of the Long Leaf Pine is given to a citizen of North Carolina who has made significant contributions to their community.

The Salute to Business and Manufacturing is an annual gala event that celebrates the pillars of the business community-the individuals and the company who have done the most to support and foster the economy. 

Carstarphen’s father won the award in 2004.