By Staff                                                                                             November 17, 2020


ANNAPOLIS, MD – Powell Strategies was recognized by U.S. Secretary of Labor, Eugene Scalia, as a recipient of the 2020 HVMP Medallion Award during a virtual ceremony at the Department’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. The Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act (HIRE Vets Act) Medallion recognizes businesses that understand the value Veterans bring to the workforce, and actively pursue employing Veterans and military spouses to help them achieve their employment potential.


Of the 675 nationally recognized employers, Powell Strategies was 1 of 37 employers located in Maryland to have received the award.


The HIRE Vets Medallion Award is based on a number of criteria ranging from Veteran hiring and retention to providing veteran-specific resources, leadership programming, dedicated human resources, and compensation and tuition assistance programs – with requirements varying for large, medium, and small employers. For more information about the HIRE Vets Medallion Program, please visit