Michigan Company Ranked Top 20 in Nation for Top Veteran Employers


Military Times has released its 2021 ranking of the best employers for veterans.

In Michigan, Consumers Energy is the top employer for veterans and former military personnel. Ranking criteria are based on military-related employment programs, benefits, and support systems.

“We want our veterans to know that their service to our country hasn’t gone unnoticed, that they have transferable skills and experience to enable them to succeed,” said Amber Fogarty, head of strategic talent programs at Consumers. Energy. “We are very happy to see the bright future of these veterans within our company.”

Consumers Energy is currently ranked 20th in the country with other Michigan-based companies also making the list:

• General Motors at the 25th
• The Kellogg Company at the 41st
• Rocket Mortgage at 43rd
• Strategic Staffing Solutions at 78th
• Ford Motor Company at 92nd
• ATLAS Space Operations at 133rd
• Conlan Tire in 161st place

“We support the rigor and robustness of this survey, which shines a light on company employment programs that help transitioning military members excel in their post-military careers,” said Mort Greenberg, senior vice president of solutions. media at Military Times.

The survey received responses from 200 organizations and 161 of them made the final list. The survey focused on how these companies work to recruit, retain and support current and former military members, military spouses and caregivers.

The full ranking is available at bestforvets2021.militarytimes.com.


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