Chris Zanon, Rocky Mountain Sales Manager, Fortis Energy Services, Keynote Speaker at YPE Bismarck, ND, Explains Fortis4Vets Program

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Chris Zanon, Rocky Mountain Sales Manager for Fortis Energy Services served as keynote speaker at YPE Bismarck on Thursday, November 12th, providing an informative overview of the award winning Fortis4Vets hiring initiative, a program created to help veterans and active duty military personnel find career opportunities in the energy sector.

Chris Zanon, Fortis Energy Services Rocky Mountain Sales Manager

“Veterans and reservists understand teamwork and can adapt to the ever-changing oilfield,” Zanon told the crowd.

"Veterans mean a lot to our nation in service and within the Bakken's workforce post-service,” said Bismarck YPE President Rob Lindberg. “As its workforce expands, the Bakken will need more veterans to fill the ranks.”

Chris Zanon explained the Fortis4Vets program which capitalizes on the strong work ethic and discipline found in returning vets, as well as reservists and guard. “Veterans and reservists understand teamwork and can adapt to the ever-changing oilfield,” Zanon told the crowd.

Zanon, who serves as the Rocky Mountain Sales Manager for Fortis Energy Services has over 20 years of sales experience in the Oil and Gas industry and eight years of service with the US Marine Corps.

Veteran’s extensive military training in safety is in alignment with Fortis’ core value, as well as their strict adherence to a zero tolerance stance.

“Fortis finds returning military personnel to be of great value in the oilfield,” said Fortis CEO Nathan Conway. “We provide them with an opportunity to work in a professional environment with excellent pay and benefits as well as extensive training.”

The Fortis4Vets program has won numerous accolades for its work with veterans, reservists and guard including World Oil 2015 winner for Best Outreach Program and ASE HR Executive of the Year.

About Fortis
Fortis Energy Services, Inc. is a leading oil and gas well service company in the USA, providing oil and gas well services throughout the production life cycle. Fortis’ safety culture sets them apart as a leader in the industry. Quality people and quality work contribute to Fortis’ exceptional growth rate. A well-maintained fleet combined with highly experienced professionals has enabled Fortis to establish strong customer relationships and an excellent safety record.

Contact: Nancy Thompson nthompson(at)fortisenergyservices(dot)com

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