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Honoring Our Veterans and Celebrating Diversity at Zones

Honoring Our Veterans and Celebrating Diversity at Zones


At Zones, we are committed to workplace equality, community support, supplier diversity, and environmental sustainability. Celebrating Veterans Day, we want to spotlight our military veterans' incredible contributions and emphasize our organization's strength through diversity. We want to share some inspiring messages from our veterans and express our gratitude for their service.


Diversity and Inclusion at Zones: 

Our dedication to workplace equality is unwavering. A diverse and inclusive team is critical to tackling the IT challenges of our clients. Regardless of ethnicity, race, age, gender, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, beliefs, or abilities, we ensure that all our team members are treated fairly, recognized, welcomed, and actively engaged. This diversity is a source of strength and innovation.


Supporting the Community:

 At Zones, we understand the importance of giving back to the community. We are not just a business but a caring member of our global society. We proudly support charitable initiatives, ensuring we are good neighbors and responsible corporate citizens.


Supplier Diversity:

We uphold the highest legal and ethical standards through our Code of Business Conduct & Ethics. We are also certified as a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC). This certification enables us to support our customers in pursuing their diversity goals, strengthening our commitment to supplier diversity.


Environmental Sustainability: 

As a company that cares about the planet and the communities we serve, Zones is committed to reducing the environmental impact of information technology. Our policies and processes focus on minimizing our footprint in our offerings and business decisions, making us a green and sustainable ally for the environment.


Messages from Our Veterans: 

Let's hear from some of our veterans who have served their country with honor and dedication.


Frank Vanderlinden:

Served in the Army from 2007-2010.

Deployed to Baghdad, Iraq, and served on Major General Jeffery Hammond's Personal Security Detachment Team.
His dedication to duty and service exemplifies the spirit of Zones.  


Jeff Lawlie:

Served in the U.S. Coast Guard for 22 years.

He has held various roles, including Chief Yeoman, Law Enforcement Certified Officer/Trainer, Certified Rescue Swimmer, and Certified Physical Trainer. Jeff's diverse skills and commitment reflect the versatility we value at Zones.  




Ed Moninger:

Retired as a Captain in the U.S. Navy after 34 years of active and reserve service.

His service took him worldwide, highlighting the global perspective we embrace at Zones. Ed's experiences have enriched our team with international insights.

Eric Haag:

Served in the U.S. Army as a Staff Sergeant from 1998 to 2005.

He emphasizes the importance of military service in achieving personal goals, including education. Eric's dedication to education resonates with our commitment to continuous learning and growth.




Daniel Kristek:

Served in the U.S. Army from 2002 to 2010, participating in Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.

His service during these critical campaigns underscores the strength of character and resilience we value at Zones. Daniel's experiences mirror our determination to overcome challenges.

Acknowledging Our Veterans:

We sincerely thank Frank, Jeff, Ed, Eric, Daniel, and all veterans for their service and sacrifice. Your dedication to our nation and diverse experiences have enriched our team, making us more robust, resilient, and capable of tackling our complex IT challenges.

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