MEC Receives 2017 Wisconsin Job Honor Award

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The Wisconsin Job Honor Awards, an initiative aimed at recognizing Wisconsinites who have overcome barriers to employment, recently announced its top honorees for 2017. MEC was honored in the employer category for our commitment to hire disadvantaged candidates, including people with criminal convictions and developmental disabilities. MEC has found success partnering with the Wisconsin Department of Corrections work release program, among other initiatives.

The awards were presented on Wednesday, November 29 in Madison, WI during the Future Wisconsin Summit hosted by Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC). Several hundred Wisconsin business leaders assembled to witness the ceremony, in which biographical videos described honoree efforts to win life-changing jobs. You can view MEC’s video by visiting:

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Congratulations to all of the 2017 honorees!

Accepting the award on behalf of MEC during the Future Wisconsin Summit on November 29 were (left to right): Randy Redmann—Corporate Director of Information Technology, Jeff Pharris—Vice President of Strategic Planning, Gretchen Sauey—Marketing Assistant, Robert Kamphuis—Chairman, President, & CEO, Nicki Johnson—Director of Human Resources, Ryan Raber—Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Cliff Sanderson—Vice President of Human Resources, Eric Welak—Executive Vice President—Fabrication Operations and Todd Butz—Chief Financial Officer.