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SRS Distribution Enters Military Spouse Employment Partnership Program

By Yancey Bennett June 28, 2019

McKinney, TX – June 28, 2019:  SRS Distribution Inc. ("SRS") announced today that they have entered the Military Spouse Employment Partnership ("MSEP") program.  This partnership, the latest military recruitment initiative from SRS, is designed to support the hiring and retention of military spouses as they relocate to new geographic locations.  SRS believes this is the beginning of a strong, enduring and mutually beneficial partnership with the Department of Defense. 

This partnership includes a Statement of Support between SRS Distribution and the Armed Forces.  Included in this is a pledge to:

  • Increase employment opportunities for military spouses that sustain a talented workforce while maintaining employment status for military spouses as they relocate to new locations across the nation and around the world
  • Provide career promotion opportunities for military spouses who are helping their employers meet key business goals and objectives
  • Ensure pay equity for military spouses commensurate with their level of training, work experience, accomplishments, and credentials
  • Make known this Statement of Support throughout the Armed Forces, the Military Spouse Employment Partnership, and SRS Distribution

SRS believes this partnership will improve their ability to hire excellent employees while bolstering their efforts to support military veterans and their families. Eric Jacobson, CHRO of SRS Distribution said "SRS is honored by the opportunity to enter into this partnership, which is a natural extension of our established commitment to hiring veterans. The skills, diversity and experience military spouses provide will bring tremendous value to our organization." 

There will be a formal signing at the MSEP Induction Ceremony on October 22, 2019.

About SRS Distribution

Founded in 2008 and headquartered in McKinney, TX, SRS has grown to become one of the largest and fastest growing building products distributors in the United States. Since our inception, we have established a differentiated growth strategy and entrepreneurial culture that is focused on serving our customers, partnering with our suppliers, and attracting the industry’s best talent.  We currently operate under a family of 29 distinct local brands encompassing more than 270 locations across 44 states. SRS Distribution is a portfolio company of Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. and Berkshire Partners LLC.

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