Roush and FASTPORT Partner to Commit to Hiring Veterans Through Hiring Our Heroes Automotive Track Program

by Paige Thompson on Dec 15, 2016 2:06:00 PM

 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Livonia, MI - Roush announced a commitment to hire veterans through the U.S Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Hiring Our Heroes Program’s Automotive Track and a partnership with FASTPORT to help fulfill that hiring commitment.

“Roush’s support of Veterans starts at the top with our chairman, Jack Roush, and is part of the culture that makes Roush a great place to work,” stated Doug Smith, Roush President and COO. “The ability to be flexible and adapt to change are key factors that contribute to Veteran success in a very demanding industry.”

Roush was recently selected as a Gold-Level Veteran Friendly Employer, joining other industry leaders as one of the top employers of Veterans in Michigan. Roush has also been recognized with the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Pro Patria Award (2015), the Disabled American Veterans National Commander's Award for Large Business (2015), the Victory Media Military Friendly “Top 10 Employer” designation for companies with revenues under $500 Million (2017) the Military Friendly Employer designation (2015 and 2016), and was a 2015 finalist for the prestigious U.S. Chamber of Commerce Hiring Our Heroes Steve Robinson Post 9/11 Veteran Employment Award.

“We are proud to partner with FASTPORT and their efforts to support our nation’s heroes,” continued Smith. “Roush works with the ESGR, and our employees serving in the National Guard and Reserve Component find that we are supportive of their current and future service.”

“FASTPORT is delighted to partner with Roush to help fill their jobs with great Veteran talent,” said Bill McLennan, CEO of FASTPORT. “Roush values military Veterans and honors them with great career opportunities.”

About Roush

Roush, a full-service product development supplier headquartered in Livonia, Michigan, has over 4,000 employees in facilities located throughout North America, Europe and Asia. Widely recognized for providing engineering, testing, prototype, and manufacturing services to the transportation industry, Roush also provides significant support to the aerospace, defense and theme park industries. For more information please visit www.roush.com.

About FASTPORT

FASTPORT, Inc. is an employment software development company that builds products to help all members of the military find meaningful employment. Using its proprietary technology, FASTPORT is committed to matching job seekers to employers actively hiring from the Veteran, Guard, and Reserve communities.

FASTPORT, Inc. has a commercial co-venture with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes Program to develop the preeminent employment marketplace to connect employers and military candidates. For more information, visit fastport.com.