Representatives from the Charlie and Hazel Daniels Veterans and Military Family Center recently thanked Nashville business LKQ Corp. for hiring MTSU student veteran Jason Gill.
Led by Keith M. Huber, senior adviser for veterans and leadership initiatives, and Daniels Center Director Hilary Miller, MTSU’s veterans program awarded a certificate of appreciation to LKQ executives Friday, Jan. 19, at their Grassmere Park Drive office in Nashville.
The Daniels Center and its Veterans Transitioning Home Office presents certificates of appreciation to companies who have hired MTSU student veterans or family members and for supporting these individuals.
Huber and Miller made the presentation to LKQ’s Steve Gupton, Jack Patterson and T.C. Olson. Gupton and Patterson also are military veterans; Olson currently is serving.
Following the visit and presentation, Gill, an accounting systems coordinator, emailed a thank-you to the Daniels leadership team “for taking the time out of your busy schedule to meet with some of our company’s leaders.”
“I absolutely enjoyed spending time with you, Dr. Miller, and Lt. Gen. Huber,” Gill wrote in an email to Shane Smith, an employee search agent in the center’s Veterans Transitioning Home Office who helps match students with potential employers.
“I am also very appreciative of your service to this nation’s veterans. Your service and your team will be in my thoughts and prayers as you serve our nation’s finest.”
LKQ Corp. is a global distributor of vehicle replacement parts, components and systems for repair and maintenance as well as specialty vehicle products and accessories.
To learn more, visit www.mtsu.edu/military/employment.php or call 615-904-8597.
— Randy Weiler (Randy.Weiler@mtsu.edu)