The United States (U.S.) Secretary of Labor Martin J. Walsh recognized Kingfisher Systems, Inc. (Kingfisher) as one of the 835 recipients of the 2022 HIRE Vets Gold Medallion Award during an awards ceremony presented by the U.S. Department of Labor. 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. “Receiving the Hire Vets Gold Medallion is an exceptional tribute to our organization. When veterans choose Kingfisher as their civilian employer, the honor is ours,” said Kingfisher Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Roy L. Reed, Jr. “It represents our resolute commitment to veterans and the value we place on their contributions to our Nation.”
Founded in 2005, Kingfisher is Small Business with dedicated and driven employees who provide Cybersecurity, Enterprise Information Technology, Satellite Communications, Open Source Intelligence (OSINT), and National Security services to the United States Government. Our 17 years of experience delivering innovative technology solutions and unparalleled operational support accelerates and transforms how our customers approach their most challenging problems. Fifty-one percent of Kingfisher’s workforce are veterans, and Kingfisher is a direct beneficiary of the limitless capabilities and experience veterans offer.
Kingfisher joins 834 other companies committed to hiring and ensuring veterans have a long-term career and growth plan that uses the diverse skills they acquired through their military service. Recipients of the 2022 HIRE Vets Medallion Award meet rigorous employment and veteran integration assistance criteria, including veteran hiring and retention percentages; availability of veteran-specific resources; leadership programming for veterans; dedicated human resource efforts; pay compensation and tuition assistance programs for veterans.