Associated Equipment Distributors

Genie, AME Hosting Symposium on Hiring Veterans

Genie, in conjunction with the Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME), will host a one-day program on June 17 highlighting industry best practices and state-of-the-art theory to meet current and future hiring of Veterans. 

“The goal of this symposium is to assist employers of all sizes to navigate and leverage the systems available so they can access these proven Americans and meet their organization’s hiring and retention needs,” said Joe Barto, Founder and President of TMG, Inc.  “The AME Values Veterans Program is not focused on hiring Veterans because it is our patriotic duty but to teach employers to hire veterans because it is a better business decision that will result in increased workforce productivity.” 

What:  The AME Value Vets Symposium
When:  Tuesday, June 17, 2014. The program will run in two identical sessions: one from 8am-1pm, the second from 11am – 4pm. Both sessions include lunch and keynote speakers from 11am-1pm
Who Should Attend: This program is for organizations who desire to improve their business performance through increased workforce productivity and believe in re-capitalizing their workforce with Veterans
Where: 18640 NE 67th Court, Redmond, Wash. 98052
Cost: Free to AME members. $75 for non-members
Speakers: 
     Welcome - Jenny Snow-Boscolo:  AME Western Region President
     Keynotes - Alfie Alvarado-Ramos:  Director, Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs
                         James Collins:  Board Chair, Hire America's Heroes
     Best Practice - Tom Tice, Military and Veteran Outreach Recruiting Manager, Starbucks
     Master of Ceremonies:  Joe Barto, AME Values Veterans Program Director

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