January 23, 2015
Kelly Cook, Manager of the Arnold Motor Supply automotive parts store in
Algona, IA, received the coveted Store Manager of the Year Award for 2014.
This award was created to recognize the individual who best exemplifies outstanding
leadership in the pursuit of performance excellence, and who has done the most
to further store performance in the Arnold Group of Companies. The recipient of
this award is dedicated to principled centered leadership and committed to the
core values exemplified by E.P. Arnold.
Kelly has been a partner in the company for over 25 years. He started out at
Spencer on the counter and quickly moved to sales where he was consistently
a top performer. In 2006, he started his journey as a store manager where he
steadily improved the profitability and sales of his first store. In 2013, he took
over Algona due to a retirement, and has continued his track record of improving
the financial picture of the store.