SALISBURY, Md. – November 13, 2020 – Delmarva Veteran Builders (DVB), the region’s only commercial construction firm dedicated to bringing employment to U.S. Armed Forces Veterans, announced it received the HIRE Vets Gold Medallion.
The HIRE Vets Medallion Program is an employer recognition program administered by the Department of Labor’s Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS). Through the program, VETS accepts voluntary applications from employers for the HIRE Vets Medallion Award beginning on January 31 of each calendar year. The Award recognizes employers who hire and retain veterans, including their efforts to establish employee development programs and veteran specific benefits to improve retention.
“It really is an honor to win the Gold Medallion from The HIRE Vets Medallion Program. This award is really a testament to our mission of giving veterans and actively serving Guard and Reserve members an opportunity to work in the commercial construction industry.”, DVB’s VP of Business Development co-owner, Daniel Mills.
DVB currently maintains 60% of its workforce as veteran, guard or reservists. This past year, DVB increased its workforce development to better support veterans who wish to grow in the commercial construction industry. Through relationships, partnerships and more enhanced recruitment and training efforts, DVB succeeded in its efforts as a recipient of The HIRE Vets Medallion Program.
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About Delmarva Veteran Builders: Delmarva Veteran Builders is the region’s only commercial construction firm dedicated to bringing employment to U.S. Armed Forces Veterans. Launched in 2013 by Navy Veteran Chris Eccleston, it has become one of the fastest growing companies in the nation while maintaining a 60% veteran and reservist workforce. Located in Salisbury Maryland, Delmarva Veteran Builders is up for the challenge to provide an extraordinary customer service experience, while committing to innovation in quality and new construction techniques.