Press Releases

Alan Waxler, Finalist for Memphis Business Journal's CFO of the Year

October 23, 2017

Congratulations to Centro, Inc@s chief financial officer, Alan Waxler, who was named one of four finalists in Memphis Business Journal@s CFO of the Year in the small private company category. The following is an interview conducted by the MBJ. This article appeared in the Memphis Business Journal on October 20, 2017 on page 21.

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Centro Inc. Appointed by Denso Robotics

September 15, 2017

Centro, Inc. with offices in Little Rock and El Dorado, AR Shreveport, LA, Mobile and Birmingham, AL, Memphis and Nashville, TN has been appointed as the a distributor for Denso Robotics.Centro will distribute Denso product line in Alabama, Kentucky, Tennessee, the Panhandle of Florida, Mississippi, Arkansas and the Northern half of Louisiana.

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MBJ Small Business Award-winner shares secrets of success

July 13, 2017

Micahel Gallagher, President of Centro, Inc., authored the following article that appeard in the Guest Column section of the Memphis Business Journal, July 13, 2017 edition. It can be found online at: Secrets of Success.In 2012, after being a finalist three times, Centro Inc. was selected as MBJ@s Small Business Awards (SBA) winner in the 25-75 employee category.We have grown since then to 103 employees and added new locations in Alabama. In 2016, I was honored to be recognized with MBJ@s Execut...

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Michael Gallagher Gives Keynote at 2017 MBJ Small Business Awards

June 07, 2017

Mike Gallagher, CEO of Centro Inc., gave the 2017 keynote address at the Memphis Business Journal@s Small Business Awards amid an evening of laughter, tears and an enormous amount of entrepreneurial spirit. In 2016 Gallagher took home the MBJ@s Executive of the Year Award after leading Centro to win the Small Business of the Year award in 2012 and cracking the Top 100 privately held business list in 2014.

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Centro, Inc. Appointed by NES Vacuum Pumps as Distributor for Tennessee, Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Northern Louisiana and the Panhandle of Florida

January 03, 2017

NES Company Inc. manufacturers and distributes an extensive selection of pumping equipment for the industrial, commercial, and heating markets. NES specializes in Nash* liquid ring vacuum pumps. NES product lines include a large selection of replacement Nash* pumps up to 42,000 CFM, engineered systems, as well as one of the largest selection of remanufactured Nash* pumps.

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December 15, 2016

Centro Incorporated has been awarded a 2016 Top Workplaces honor by The Commercial Appeal. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement. Several aspects of workplace culture were measured, including Alignment, Execution, and Connection, just to name a few.

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MBJ's CFO of the Year finalist: Alan Waxler with Centro Inc.

October 24, 2016

Alan Waxler, Chief financial officer, Centro Inc. Category: Private Company (More than $50 million annual revenue) Centro is an industrial distributor and manufacturer@s representative. As CFO, Alan Waxler manages all financial functions. He has a BBA from the University of Memphis, and prior to joining Centro, he was executive vice president of Waxler Transportation.

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June 21, 2016

June 17, 2016,@Centro, Inc. has been recognized on the Memphis Business Journal@s list of the Top 100 Private Companies in Memphis Ranked by 2015 Gross Revenue.

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MCAA Testimonial

June 14, 2016

Mike Gallagher talks about his involvement and appreciation for MCAA.

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Mike Gallagher - 2016 Executive of the Year

June 07, 2016

At the 36th Small Business Awards Michael Gallagher, CEO of Centro, Inc., took home the Executive of the Year Award 2016. Gallagher has lead Centro since purchasing it in 2001. During that time the company has grown steadily making key acquisitions across the southeast. As CEO Michael has guided Centro to win the Small Business of the Year award in 2012 and cracking the Top 100 privately held business list in 2014. Congratulations Mr. Gallagher on a well-deserved honor.

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