Quinton Ward is an Army veteran and the 2018 winner of Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence award campaign sponsored by the Kenworth, FASTPORT and Hiring Our Heroes.
During his military career, Ward worked as a mechanic, instructor and career counselor before becoming medically retired in 2010. After six years of undergoing medical treatment, Ward began to seek a new career. Utilizing the VA Vocational Rehabilitation Program, Ward graduated with a Commercial Driver’s License and joined Werner Enterprises.
Last December, Ward was named the 2018 Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence award winner and presented with keys to a new, fully-loaded Kenworth T680 truck. Today, Ward works as a regional manager and field recruiter at Werner Enterprises.
In this episode, you’ll learn:
-- The purpose of the Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence award campaign
-- Career opportunities for transitioning service members in the trucking industry
-- The voting deadline for the 2019 Transition Trucking campaign