WILMINGTON, DE--(Marketwire - Oct 14, 2011) - AlliedBarton Security Services, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, has been chosen by the Delaware Governor's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities as the 2011 Statewide Employer of the Year.
Laura Solomon, AlliedBarton Delaware District Recruiter, accepted the award from the GCEPD State Coordinator Cynthia Fairwell at an awards luncheon on October 13, 2011, at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington, DE.
"AlliedBarton is honored to receive this prestigious award from the Governor's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities," said James Gorman, Vice President and General Manager of the AlliedBarton's Philadelphia region. "Our company not only supports the communities we serve, but we also strive to reach every person in the community who is capable and has the sincere desire to join our workforce of security officers and support personnel."
AlliedBarton has been working with the GCEPD since 2008, placing several hundred men and women in various security positions at many business and corporate sites throughout the State of Delaware during the past three years.
AlliedBarton's cooperative association with the GCEPD reflects the company's emphasis on training and development of its personnel.
The GCEPD is housed within the Delaware Department of Labor, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. The committee's mission is to increase awareness of the abilities of citizens with disabilities and to promote their hiring.