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Aldevra Earns 2022 Military Friendly ® Employer Designation

Nov 12, 2021

KALAMAZOO (Nov 11th, 2021) — Aldevra announced 11/11/2021 that it has earned the 2022 Military Friendly ® Employer designation.

Institutions earning the Military Friendly ® Employer designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. Over a thousand companies participated in the 2022 Military Friendly ® survey.

Methodology, criteria, and weightings were determined by VIQTORY with input from the Military Friendly ® Advisory Council of independent leaders in the higher education and military recruitment community. Final ratings were determined by combining an organization’s survey score with an assessment of the organization’s ability to meet thresholds for Applicant, New Hire Retention, Employee Turnover, and Promotion & Advancement of veterans and military employees.

“IT’S IMPORTANT TO UNDERSTAND THAT BEING A MILITARY-FRIENDLY EMPLOYER IS MORE THAN HIRING VETERANS,” SAYS RODNEY MARSHAL, ALDEVRA PRESIDENT AND CEO. “IT’S A COLLECTIVE EFFORT BY OUR ENTIRE TEAM TO SUPPORT VETERANS AND COVER DOWN FOR ACTIVE DUTY GUARD PERSONNEL. WE’RE CREATING A TEAM ENVIRONMENT WHERE WE ALL LOOK OUT FOR EACH OTHER.”

“COMPANIES EARNING THE MILITARY FRIENDLY EMPLOYERS ® DESIGNATION CREATE AND ELEVATE THE STANDARD FOR MILITARY PROGRAMS ACROSS THE GLOBE, THEY HAVE INVESTED IN SUBSTANTIVE PROGRAMS TO RECRUIT, RETAIN AND ADVANCE THE VETERANS AND SERVICE MEMBERS WITHIN THEIR ORGANIZATIONS,” SAID KAYLA LOPEZ, DIRECTOR OF MILITARY PARTNERSHIPS, MILITARY FRIENDLY ®. “TO THEM, HIRING VETERANS AND SERVICE MEMBERS IS MORE THAN JUST THE RIGHT THING TO DO, IT MAKES GOOD BUSINESS SENSE.

Aldevra will be showcased along with other 2022 Military Friendly ®  Employers in the December issue of G.I. Jobs ® magazine and on MilitaryFriendly.com .

About Military Friendly ® Employers:

The Military Friendly ® Employers list is created each year based on extensive research using public data sources for thousands of federal contractors nationwide, the input of military employees, and responses to the proprietary, data driven Military Friendly ® Employers survey from participating companies. The survey questions, methodology, criteria, and weightings were developed with the assistance of an independent research firm and an advisory council of educators and employers. Data calculations and tabulations were independently evaluated for completeness and accuracy by Ernst & Young. The survey is administered for free and is open to companies that have hired veterans in the past 12 months. Criteria for consideration can be found at www.militaryfriendly.com.

About Aldevra:

Aldevra LLC was formed in 2009 by current President & CEO Rodney Marshall. Mr. Marshall is a service-disabled U.S. Marine Corps veteran and minority entrepreneur. Over the last decade, Aldevra has successfully performed numerous contracts throughout the U.S. and overseas for government agencies and commercial customers, most recently expanding its e-commerce presence and creating a services division. The company provides food service and medical equipment, as well as installation, project management, and staffing at the highest quality. Their mission is to provide high quality products and timely service at the best value.

About VIQTORY:

Founded in 2001, VIQTORY is a service disabled, veteran owned small business (SDVOSB) that connects the military community to civilian employment, educational and entrepreneurial opportunities through its owned assets such as Military Spouse Magazine®, G.I. Jobs ® and Military Friendly ® brands. VIQTORY and its brands are not a part of or endorsed by the U.S. Dept of Defense or any federal government entity. Learn more about VIQTORY at www.Viqtory.com .

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