CMS Receives HIRE Vets Platinum Medallion Award

by | Nov 10, 2023 | Awards, News

Maumee, OH – CMS Corporation (CMS) announced today it has been awarded a HIRE Vets Platinum Medallion for its dedication to hiring and retaining Veterans.  The Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act (HIRE Vets Act) Medallion Program is the only federal award program that recognizes employers who successfully recruit, hire, and retain veterans.

CMS President, Mercedes Enrique, stated “Earning the HIRE Vets Medallion Award holds immense significance for us, especially as a contractor for the Department of Defense. It is a testament to our deep-rooted commitment to hiring and supporting veterans, who have dedicated their lives to protecting our nation. This award underscores our pivotal role in providing veterans with meaningful opportunities and recognizing the incredible skills they bring to our workforce. It’s both an honor and a responsibility to be part of this program.

CMS’s dedication to hiring veterans aligns with its commitment to giving back to those who have served their country. By actively recruiting, retaining, and supporting veterans in the workforce, CMS continues to benefit from the leadership, discipline, and diverse skills that veterans bring to their teams.

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Podcasts & Media

Watch CMS Corporation President, Mercedes Enrique, present in this SAME Small Business COI Webinar, "SBA Recertifications and Their Impact on Small Business." April 2022.

Watch CMS Corporation President, Mercedes Enrique, present in the webinar, "SAME Small Business Transition Challenges: A Proposed Framework and Solution." November 2021.

Watch CMS Corporation President, Mercedes Enrique, share her experience with SAME SBC, "My SBC Story: Mercedes Enrique." September 2021.

In an episode from the HDR Advisory Group Podcasts, you’ll hear CMS President and Owner, Mercedes Enrique, share the steps she took before making a leap of faith, and the value she places on relationships and having an abundance mentality.

Listen to CMS Corporation President, Mercedes Enrique, in an interview at the 2016 SAME Small Business Conference in Atlanta, GA. CMS has been a member of the Society of American Military Engineers since 2004.

Listen to CMS Corporation President, Mercedes Enrique, in the Entrepreneurially Thinking podcast, "Monsanto Supplier Diversity Initiative - Growing Opportunities for Businesses to Thrive." CMS graduated from the Monsanto Supplier Diversity Mentorship Program in May 2017.

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