Securitas USA Earns "Most Valuable Employers for Military" Finalist Recognition

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Securitas Security Services USA, Inc. was recently listed as a finalist for the Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military® by This recognition serves to help veterans seeking employment in civilian careers by identifying companies with strong military recruiting efforts.

As Jake Hutchings, Director of, said in a recent press release, “Increasingly, military-friendly companies are coming to the forefront.  This is reflected in the record number of employers that applied for the MVE recognition in 2014. It is a significant milestone that more than 100 businesses are being acknowledged today based on the quality of their veteran hiring focus.”

Securitas USA aggressively seeks to hire military talent and has found that hiring from the military community is a strategic competitive advantage.  Securitas USA partners with veterans’ employment advocacy groups across the country, attends job fairs specifically targeted to veterans and encourages employee referrals.  “In 2013, we added 6,706 veterans to our employee base and that number keeps growing.  We have hired thousands of returning heroes for key positions such as team support, management and security officers.  Their experience contributes to our success, especially in providing quality service to our clients,” commented Rocco L. DeFelice, Executive Vice President.

About MVE:  The Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military serves to help military-experienced job seekers identify the top employers to target for civilian careers.  MVEs are selected annually based on those employers whose recruiting, training and retention plans best serve military service members and veterans.