A supervisor for Kolberg-Pioneer, Inc. (KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens) was honored with the Patriotic Employer Award for ongoing support of servicemen and women in the National Guard and Reserve Force.
Ryan Newman, director of parts for KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens, was individually recognized for providing outstanding support to a member of the National Guard or Army Reserve by the South Dakota Employer Support of the Guard & Reserve (ESGR) organization. Newman was nominated by Kyle LaCroix, an outside parts sales representative and a sergeant in the 960th Quartermaster Company of the Army Reserves.
LaCroix, who has worked for the company since March 2014, says he appreciates working for an employer that makes it easy for him to serve his country while finding success in a civilian job.
Newman said he was honored to be recognized as a Patriotic Employer, and values the unique skill sets servicemen and women bring to the company.BACK TO ISSUE