The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN), dignitaries and community guests celebrated the success and contributions of existing primary companies in the Greater Reno-Sparks area at the 8th Annual Existing Industry Awards Event held at the Grand Sierra Resort on October 19th. Full Tilt Logistics was fortunate to win their second prestigious EDAWN award. Last year’s award was for Corporate Citizen while this year the Employees First award went to Full Tilt.
“The existing primary companies in Northern Nevada make up the backbone of our regional economy. They are responsible for approximately 50% of our jobs. This event provides an opportunity for the community to thank these companies and let them know we truly appreciate their investment, commitment to the region, and their many contributions to our economic vitality,” said Mike Kazmierski, President and CEO of EDAWN. Employees First Criteria: Recognizes companies that have invested in innovative programs to retain, develop, encourage and reward existing employees. This category is also open to companies that have implemented special programs that support the hiring of members of the National Guard, Reserve or Veterans.
Full Tilt is More Than Just Logistics
Full Tilt Logistics is a family-owned certified Women-Owned Business established in 2014. Our culture encourages team members to focus on family and giving back to the community that has allowed us to be successful. By offering mutual support, promoting trust, and rewarding employees’ efforts; Full Tilt Logistics has created a work environment that promotes a healthy “work-life” balance for all their associates. Full Tilt truly cares about empowering employees and improving the entire Truckee Meadows community. Many companies talk, but Full Tilt backs it up with action. The deep family culture encourages staff to bring their children to the office as necessary. This means that infants and small children are not missing early bonding time with their parents. Parental anxiety is reduced knowing that flexible scheduling supports unplanned childcare schedule changes. Implementing a family-first culture has increased retention rates of employees with children. Full Tilt Sponsors and participates in events like “Moms on the Run”. They also support youth athletics like Cal Ripken Youth Baseball League.
Full Tilt Logistics is a certified Women-Owned Small Business that supports veteran employment hiring practices. Full Tilt Logistics currently has five veterans employed amounting to nearly 16% of their entire staff. Full Tilt Logistics supports their active-duty employees by supporting their training and deployment schedules. The office culture ensures that employees know their service is important.
The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada is a private/public partnership established in 1983. EDAWN is committed to adding quality jobs to the region by recruiting new companies, supporting the success of existing companies, and assisting new forming companies to diversify the economy and have a positive impact on the quality of life in Greater Reno-Sparks. www.edawn.org.