U.S. Department of Labor Recognizes Gannon & Scott for Hiring Veterans
PHOENIX, AZ (November 8, 2019) -The U.S. Department of Labor recognized Gannon & Scott with a 2019 “HIRE Vets” Gold Medallion Award for its veteran hiring and retention practices over the past year. Accepting the award for the company are Laboratory Manager Dana Evans (pictured left), and George Lucas, Vice President of Sales and Business Development -- both U.S. Army veterans.
The award was presented by VETS Deputy Assistant Secretary Sam Shellenberger at the Department of Labor in Washington, D.C. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia presented the opening remarks, and the keynote speaker was Major General James W. Bierman Jr., U.S. Marine Corps Recruiting Commanding General.
“We are proud to support our Veterans and pleased to be the first in our industry to receive the HIRE VETS Medallion Award; especially if it raises awareness about the importance of hiring veterans,” said Gannon & Scott President and U.S. Army veteran Chris Jones.
The award recognizes Gannon & Scott’s efforts to recruit, employ and retain veterans.The precious metals refining company serves customers across North America, processing, assaying and recovering precious metals from a range of spent material at its facilities in Phoenix, Arizona, and Cranston, Rhode Island.