Dubuque, IA – Hodge has announced that Vince Heyer, Operations Manager of their Warehouse Operation located in Davenport, IA, has been selected as the 2018 recipient of the Ding Bell Service & Loyalty Award. The award is given to one individual annually who exemplifies outstanding service and loyalty to Hodge and its customers. Recipients of the Ding Bell Award are nominated by their co-workers and are then picked by a selection committee made up of Hodge employees.
Vince Heyer joined Hodge in 2011 during a very pivotal time for their Davenport Warehouse Operation. In the midst of a software change with their customer that caused many line down challenges, the company needed a strong leader with a can-do attitude — Vince was exactly the individual Hodge needed. As Operations Manager, Vince rolled up his sleeves, kept a positive attitude and led the organization through major changes with daily challenges most would consider massive.
As stated by this nominator, "Vince embodies the WHATEVER IT TAKES mentality and carries that attitude with him every day. His relentless focus on improving operations is evident in all those he encounters."
ABOUT THE DING BELL SERVICE & LOYALTY AWARD
The Ding Bell Service & Loyalty Award was established in 2016 to honor Ding and his 46 years of service and loyalty to our company. The award is granted annually to a Hodge employee who exemplifies outstanding service and loyalty to Hodge and to the community in which they live. To be a recipient of this award, an employee must not only demonstrate longevity and tenure within the organization, but a sincere commitment to their co-workers and Hodge customers alike. Hodge's employees are the lifeblood of their organization and the award honors Ding’s legacy by recognizing an employee once a year who demonstrates these important qualities:
To learn more about the Ding Bell Service & Loyalty Award and past recipients, visit hodgecompany.com/ding-bell