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SAVANNAH, Ga. – Greg Parker, president and CEO of The Parker Cos., was named the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2013 Entrepreneur of the Year. Parker was recognized at the 2013 Business Expo and Awards Banquet, which took place last night at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center.
"Greg Parker truly defines the spirit of entrepreneurship," said Bill Hubbard, president and CEO of the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce. "Under his leadership, Parker’s serves as the gold standard in the highly competitive convenience store industry. Plus, Greg always finds creative ways to give back to the community. We’re delighted to honor such an exceptional leader and innovative entrepreneur."
This is one of several honors for Parker in recent months. In April, he was honored by Convenience Store News as its 2013 Tech Executive of Year. Parker also was named Entrepreneur of the Year by the Savannah Morning News.
Savannah, Ga.-based The Parker Cos. operates 32 convenience stores in Georgia and South Carolina.