Veterans utilize skills honed from years of military service to help suppliers and retailers succeed
ORION, MI – As Veterans Day approaches, Powers Distributing is taking special steps to honor 22 employees who have served in our armed forces.
“Our employees who have bravely defended our country bring a unique skillset to the job, including self-discipline and a commitment to teamwork that make them ready to take on any task from day one,” said Gary Thompson, chief operating officer and general manager of Powers Distributing. “These skills help local retailers and our beer and wine suppliers throughout the state and around the world succeed today and in the future.”
Michigan is home to more than 670,000 veterans, according to 2015 data from the U.S. Census Bureau. There are more than 21 million veterans across the U.S.
“We are proud to hire veterans and are committed to ensuring those who have served our country have access to a fulfilling and high-quality career when they return home,” said Thompson.
Powers Distributing, a locally-owned, independent distributor located in Orion, services Oakland and Macomb counties.