OAKS, Pa., Jan. 31, 2017– SEI (NASDAQ:SEIC) today announced that it was named a 2017 Gold-level Military Friendly® Employer Award recipient for companies with more than $1 billion in revenue. For more than a decade, Military Friendly® ratings have set the standard for companies and colleges demonstrating positive employment and education outcomes for veterans and their families. Victory Media, a veteran-owned business that connects the military community to civilian employment, entrepreneurial and education opportunities, published this year’s awards for Military Friendly® Employers and Schools.
New this year, Military Friendly® Awards showcased the most powerful and effective programs of more than 200 companies and 1,200 post-secondary schools that were designated as “Military Friendly®” in November. Of those designated, 154 employers and 541 schools were recognized for excellence in different categories after successfully completing a 2017 Military Friendly® survey, which allowed them to be considered for the Awards programs.
“We are thrilled to be recognized as a Military Friendly® company and set an example for what it means to work with and for our veterans,” said Dennis J. McGonigle, Chief Financial Officer of SEI. “This recognition comes at an ideal time as we work to launch and gain awareness for the SEI Military Affinity Group and the opportunities SEI provides veterans and their families.”
As a part of SEI’s continued commitment to provide a safe, engaging and stimulating environment that encourages the recruitment and retention of veterans and military personnel, the company established internally the SEI Military Affinity Group. This group seeks to support veterans and their families in transitioning from serving their country at home and abroad and applying military skills, traits, and values to SEI’s diverse workplace. Additionally, the SEI Military Affinity Group aims to increase knowledge and awareness of SEI’s veterans, family members, and allies by educating the SEI community on the benefits of employing and working with veterans and military personnel.
To view the complete list of this year’s Military Friendly® award winners, please visit https://militaryfriendly.com.
SEI (NASDAQ:SEIC) is a leading global provider of investment processing, investment management, and investment operations solutions that help corporations, financial institutions, financial advisors, and ultra-high-net-worth families create and manage wealth. As of December 31, 2016, through its subsidiaries and partnerships in which the company has a significant interest, SEI manages or administers $751 billion in hedge, private equity, mutual fund and pooled or separately managed assets, including $283 billion in assets under management and $468 billion in client assets under administration.
About Military Friendly® and Victory Media
The Military Friendly® Employers and Military Friendly® Schools designation process includes extensive research and a data-driven survey of leading companies and colleges nationwide. The survey, methodology, criteria and weightings are developed with the assistance of an independent advisory council of educators and employers, and tested by EY based upon the weightings and methodology established by Victory Media. The survey is administered for free. Criteria for consideration and recipients of the designation can be found at: https://militaryfriendly.com. Founded in 2001, Victory Media is a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB) that connects the military community to civilian employment, entrepreneurial and education opportunities through its G.I. Jobs®, Military Spouse, Vetrepreneur®, STEM JobsSM and Military Friendly® brands. Learn more about Victory Media at www.victorymedia.com.