ROSEVILLE – PRIDE Industries was listed among the top 10 nonprofit organizations recognized at the 2014 Leadership Excellence 500 Awards. The winners were announced at the Global Leadership Forum, in Vail, Colorado on April 9-11, 2014.


In its 30th year, the awards are sponsored by saluting best practices and programs while highlighting select organizations’ roles in developing future leaders. PRIDE Industries was recognized for its LEAD PRIDE program, a competency-based leadership program built around the organization’s unique culture and aligned with its business goals and strategies.


All selected organizations are featured in the May issue of ‘Leadership Excellence’ publication and on the website.


“Our program is designed to provide leadership training and advancement opportunity for PRIDE’s internal talent while supporting our recruitment efforts,” says Jenine Smith, Workforce Development Director for PRIDE Industries. “We are delighted to have been selected by our peers for recognition with other deserving organizations.”


PRIDE Industries is a nonprofit social enterprise meeting the service needs of businesses and government agencies nationwide while creating meaningful employment for individuals with disabilities. PRIDE employs nearly 5,000 and operates in 14 states and Washington D.C.

About PRIDE Industries:

PRIDE Industries is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization and recognized service provider meeting the manufacturing, supply chain, logistics and facilities service needs of public and private organizations nationwide while creating jobs for people with disabilities.

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PRIDE Industries is a social enterprise delivering business excellence to public and private organizations nationwide.