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G.I. JOBS | NOVEMBER 2018 | GIJOBS.COM 14 14 What do you do? I sell specialty construction materials, high performance coatings, linings and fireproofing. Why did you choose this career? I was drawn to APi Group because it is a highly respected organization. I was hired under our Veteran's Rotational Program (VRP), a unique program in which new hires spend time at three or four different APi Group companies over a year-long rotation. VRP candidates get to work on special projects, learn about each individual company, and discover where their talents and interests lie. I knew that I wanted to be in sales, so I drove my career in that direction. During your search, _-|-ub0|;vo=- ro|;mঞ-Ѵfo0;u;lov| important? Culture and opportunity. I wouldn't work somewhere that didn't foster a culture congruent with my values, and I wanted unlimited opportunity. What military skills do you apply to your current job? The Army drives home the G.I. JOBS | NOVEMBER 2018 | GIJOBS.COM These Veterans Found Great Careers in Construction importance of situational awareness and safety, and I think these skills translate well to the construction industry. I also cannot discount leadership. In the Army, everything you do revolves around chain of command—who is leading you and who you are leading. Strong leadership is what makes APi Group so successful. Without it, you have nothing. ADAM WALSH Business Development APi Distribution DATE OF HIRE: June 2015 AGE: 39 MILITARY SERVICE: Sergeant (E-5), Army (2010-2013) Army National Guard (2013-2017) MOS: Airborne Infantry (11B) EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree, political science, University of Minnesota - Morris, 2002 SERGEANT

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