Recognizes Westgate Resorts as a 2014 Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military Finalist

Award Winners To Be Recognized in May To Help Honor Armed Forces’ Day, May 17, 2014, a website dedicated to connecting America’s military veterans to high-quality civilian careers, has announced its finalists for its annual Most Valuable Employers (MVE) awards.  The MVE Awards recognize that go above and beyond to extend career opportunities to members of our armed forces and have specific policies and benefits that support team members who serve our country.

“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,” said Jake Hutchings, Director of “It is a significant milestone that more than 100 businesses are being acknowledged today based on the quality of their veteran hiring focus.”

The finalists were chosen based on surveys where employers were given the opportunity to outline their recruiting, training, and retention plans to serve military service members and their families.  The winning companies will also be recognized in the May issue of Military Transition News,’s world-wide military base newspaper, along with an article on the company’s website.

“We are truly honored by this recognition,” stated Westgate COO and Captain USAFR Mark Waltrip, “You cannot understate the enormous sacrifice that our men and women in uniform give to our country.  Just as important, our military trained team members bring a high degree of leadership and technical skills that add tremendous value to our organization.  Supporting our military team members is a win-win for everyone involved.”

The winners will be selected from the pool of finalist companies and announced on May 1st.

For further information, please contact Frank Blanco at 407-351-3351, x.534 or feel free to also e-mail Frank at

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