NOMINEE NARRATIVES 2023: Spirit of Collierville

The Spirit of Collierville Nominees all embody a deep sense of community involvement. A-Team Roofing, Christian Brothers Automotive- Collierville, Patriot Bank, and Staks Kitchen- Collierville all understand the importance of giving back.

A-Team Roofing

When it comes to community involvement, Kyle and Liz Grasso of A-Team Roofing could teach seminars. They approach such commitment to others with modesty, but in their six years as A-Team Roofing, they have found time and resources to impact countless areas of Collierville. The list is long, from their support of education through PTA organizations, booster clubs, robotics teams, to a host of other community agencies. Areas that are close to their hearts find them supporting Friends of Collierville Animal Services, Shelby Literacy, and Page Robbins Adult Day Center. From Rotary to Leadership Collierville, you’ll find A-Team’s name attached. Kyle Grasso knows that an investment in his community will come back in rewards, but there’s more than a bottom line to A-Team’s involvement. Simply put, A-Team Roofing cares about Collierville.

A-Team Roofing Website

Christian Brothers Automotive- Collierville

When Jimmy Turner led his team at Christian Brothers Auto, it was never just about car service. It was about meeting and helping people. Putting people ahead of business was Jimmy Turner’s passion and a reflection of his spiritual faith. Whether looking out for those most needy through their National Service Days, originally designed to give free oil changes to single mothers and other community member in need, has grown to a company-wide service event. It fit perfectly on Turner’s path of service. And Turner’s passion for his community has extended beyond his tenure at Christian Brothers Automotive. Turner has served as Past President of Collierville Rotary, as well as Board Chairman of the Collierville Chamber of Commerce.

Christian Brothers Automotive Website

Patriot Bank/Patriot Bank Mortgage


With a presence in communities throughout the Mid-South, Patriot Bank and Patriot Mortgage commit themselves to their communities, and there’s no better example than Patriot Bank and Mortgage of Collierville. For over 20 years, Patriot has been thoroughly engaged in support of education and key elements of the Collierville Chamber of Commerce.  Through Patriot’s sponsorship of the Chamber’s Women’s Leadership Network for more than three years, V.P. Alexis Heinz and Pansy Hall have helped bring inspiring messages to business women…from business women.  Now in their third year as part of the Chamber’s Monthly Membership Meeting, Patriot Bank and Collierville High School team up to present the Student of the Month, giving both students and education a much-deserved recognition.  From their service with the Rotary Club and as Chamber board members to their sponsorship of the Collierville High School baseball team, Patriot Bank and Mortgage are committed to Collierville

Patriot Bank Website

Staks Kitchen- Collierville

It’s been less than a year since Staks Kitchen settled into their cozy spot on Houston Levee to offer up those specialty pancakes, breakfast goodies, sandwiches and even plate lunches.   It’s easy to see how Collierville has taken to Staks as you watch the lines stretching from the order counter every morning. From day one owner Nick Bolander and general manager Justin Henley, have made their business to offer the very best service to their customers and to connect with their community. From coaching kid’s sports to being quick to respond any need they can fill, Staks Kitchen has found a home.

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