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Friday, August 14
1:10 pm - 2:10 pm

Secrets of their Success: Recruiting, Hiring and Retaining Veterans

Plenary Room


Session Recording

Employer members of this panel have all received the Hire Vets Medallion recognition from the US Department of Labor/Veterans Employment & Training Services. They will be sharing insights on how their companies successfully recruit, hire and most importantly, retain Veterans.

Moderator: Charlie Terrell, NASWA National Labor Exchange Director


  • Randall Smith*, HIRE Vets Medallion Program Manager, USDOL VETS
  • Chief William Slater*, Elite Rescue Team, two-time recipient, small Gold 2018 & 2019
  • Carlton Kent*, Kent, Campa & Kate, medium Platinum recipient 2019
  • Matt Kellam*, Dominion Energy, two-time recipient, large Platinum 2018 & 2019


(*) Denotes the individual is currently serving or is a Veteran of the United States military.


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