The United States (U.S.) Acting Secretary of Labor Julie A. Su recognized Kingfisher Systems, Inc. (Kingfisher) as a recipient of the 2023 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 recognizing employers who successfully recruit, hire, and retain veterans. In addition to the 2023 recognition, Kingfisher proudly earned the Gold Medallion Award in 2020 and 2022. “Receiving the HIRE Vets Gold Medallion Award embodies our steadfast commitment to veterans and the immense respect we have for their service to our Nation,” said Kingfisher Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Roy L. Reed, Jr. “When these heroes choose to join our ranks in the civilian workforce, it’s a privilege we deeply cherish.”
Founded in 2005, Kingfisher is a Small Business powered by a team of resolute and driven employees. Kingfisher specializes in Cybersecurity, Enterprise Information Technology, Satellite Communications, Open Source Intelligence, and National Security services to the U.S. Government. Our 18 years of experience delivering innovative technology solutions and unparalleled operational support accelerates and transforms how our customers approach their most challenging problems. Forty-six percent of Kingfisher’s workforce are veterans, and Kingfisher is a direct beneficiary of the limitless potential and diverse experience veterans offer.
Kingfisher joins 858 other companies from 49 states, plus the District of Columbia, in committing to hiring veterans and providing them with long-term career and growth plans.
Recipients of the 2023 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, and pay compensation and tuition assistance programs for veterans.