Hul Kenney Receives Dennis Kennedy Lifetime Achievement Award

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Distinguished honor given to Employment Screening Services employee by DallasHR.

In August of 2012, Hul Kenney, the Senior Vice President of Sales at Employment Screening Services (ESS), was honored by DallasHR with the Dennis Kennedy Lifetime Achievement Award.

In 2010, the Dennis Kennedy Lifetime Achievement Award was created for its namesake, a diversity champion and leader. Mr. Kennedy founded the National Diversity Council and the National Women’s Council.

This award gives DallasHR the opportunity to recognize other individuals that are making an impact and embody a spirit like the awards namesake. Hul Kenney was the unanimous choice for this esteemed honor by the DallasHR committee.

The award was presented by Gary Finney who stated, ”To be considered, the honoree must have exhibited a history of extraordinary commitment to diversity, possess outstanding character and vision, be known as a 'giver,' and be willing to stand up, be counted and walk the walk- always! These words describe this year’s honoree.”

After many years of success in sales and sales management, in 2003 Mr. Kenney joined ESS, a provider of background screening and drug testing for businesses and a Woman’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) Certified company. At ESS, he has cemented his reputation in the industry for honesty and dependability and continues to make strives helping businesses make smart HR decisions and ones that support diversity. Hul Kenney is an educator of clients and colleagues with a passion for the industry, has a contagious joy for his work, a tremendous work ethic and is a great role model to others.

Hul Kenney’s impressive list of affiliations show his continual involvement, tireless efforts and drive to make an impact on his community. The list includes, Society of Human Resources Management; DallasHR - Director of Diversity and 2007-2008 Board of Directors; Richardson Chamber of Commerce – Tri-Chair, Richardson Business Breakfast Committee and 2008-2009 Richardson Chamber Advisory Board; Texas Diversity Council – Advisory Board of North Texas Chapter; Women’s Business Enterprise National Council; Women’s Business Council Southwest; Fort Worth Women’s Business Assistance Center; Seven Loaves Food Pantry, St. Andrew United Methodist Church - Founding member and volunteer manager.

Employment Screening Services (ESS) is dedicated to protecting companies and their employees through extensive background screenings and drug testing. ESS combines customized solutions, experience, advanced technology and unparalleled customer service to ensure that an employer’s screening services are fast, affordable and effective. ESS is also one of only a few providers that are recognized as National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) Accredited, confirming its commitment to excellence, accountability, high professional standards, and their industry expertise.

Contact: Kelly Graber, Director of Marketing, Employment Screening Services
205.879.0143 or kgraber (at) es2 (dot) com

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