Press Release // August 2, 2017
Loveland, OH –RecruitMilitary, the national leader in helping employers connect with high-quality veteran talent, recently announced the winners for the 2017 Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military. The MVE recognition, which Whelan Security won for a sixth consecutive year, serves to help military-experienced job seekers identify the top employers to target for civilian careers. MVEs are selected annually based on those employers whose recruiting, training, and retention plans best serve military service members and veterans. The award marks its ninth edition in 2017.
“The value and skill set military experience brings to our organization cannot be overstated,” said Mark Porterfield, Senior Vice President of Human Capital & Field Support Services for Whelan Security. “Winning the MVE for Military is a great honor for Whelan and we are excited to have won it for a sixth consecutive year. This award validates our commitment to attract, retain, and develop military-experienced talent.”
“Veterans truly represent the finest talent our country has to offer,” said Peter Gudmundsson, President of RecruitMilitary. “Judging by the stature of the businesses that comprise the Most Valuable Employers for Military winners, we can see that organizations thrive when they include veteran hiring initiatives in their human resource strategies.”
The 2017 Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military presented by Vinnell Arabia was open to all U.S.-based companies. The annual list of MVEs was released in RecruitMilitary’s Search & Employ® magazine. Winning employers were also displayed on the RecruitMilitary.com web site.
Prior to the 2017 application opening, the MVE recognition was produced by CivilianJobs.com. All previous winners can be found in the MVE Winner Archive section at http://RecruitMilitary.com/MVE.
WHELAN SECURITY: With headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri, Whelan Security is a third generation, family owned group of affiliated companies providing outsourced and contract security staffing services to corporate headquarter campuses, commercial real estate facilities, financial institutions, industrial plants, manufacturing facilities, distribution centers, healthcare facilities, educational institutions, R&D facilities, retail shopping centers, residential communities, and critical government infrastructure throughout much of the United States. Originally founded in 1949, Whelan Security currently ranks within the top ten contract security companies in the country and is one of the largest privately-held, American-owned companies operating in the industry.
About MVE: The RecruitMilitary Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military serves to help military-experienced job seekers identify the top employers to target for civilian careers. MVEs are selected annually based on those employers whose recruiting, training and retention plans best serve military service members and veterans. RecruitMilitary (http://RecruitMilitary.com) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bradley-Morris, Inc. (BMI), the largest military-focused recruiting company in the U.S. Together, BMI and RecruitMilitary offer employers access to more than 1,000,000 military job seekers via services that include contingency recruiting, military job fairs, a job board, employer branding, a military base publication and more.