STURGIS, MI., January 2, 2018 – GT Independence, a national leader in financial management services for self-directed programs, today announced that Didimo Arreola has joined the company to serve as Lead Talent Manager.
As an integral part of the Human Resources department at GT Independence, Didimo will be responsible for the company’s employee acquisition and will focus on driving employee engagement and workplace improvement initiatives.
“GT Independence’s core values line up with mine and I am excited to join this dynamic organization as it continues to expand” says Mr. Arreola. “GT is already a great place to work and I look forward to continuing the improvements of the work environment and company culture.”
GT Independence continues to expand rapidly around the country and now serves over 13,000 customers in 9 States. The company is committed to continuing its investment in the community of Sturgis and hiring employees locally to support the expansion into other states. “GT is focused on being an exceptional place for people to work” says CEO John Carmichael. “We continue to invest in our employees and workplace culture to ensure that we are providing an environment where employees can succeed, grow, and have a great work/life balance. Didimo is an exceptional member of our community and we are proud that he has chosen to join our team and continue our workplace improvement efforts.”
The company has implemented a number of workplace improvements over the past year as part of its effort to ensure current employees are happy and healthy and to attract new employees to support the rapid growth into new markets. Most recently the company increased the starting wage rate for new employees by over a $1 /hr. across the board.
Didimo is an outstanding member of the Sturgis community and has been integrally involved in various community organizations throughout the years. He is currently on the board of directors for the Sturgis Area Chamber of Commerce, Sturgis Neighborhood Program and Centro VIDA. He is a proud graduate of Sturgis High School and holds an Associate of Business degree from Glen Oaks Community College. Didimo is currently attending Spring Arbor University where he is working toward completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Management.
GT Independence is currently hiring for a variety of entry level and skilled positions including customer service representatives, payroll specialist, and tax manager. In his role Mr. Arreola will be focused on ensuring that these and other roles are staffed with talented individuals from our Sturgis community.
About GT Independence
Founded in 2004, GT Independence is a Fiscal Intermediary / Employer Agent headquartered at 215 Broadus St in Sturgis, Michigan. The company provides specialized financial management services that support those with disabilities and long-term-care needs. GT Independence works in both the public and private sector and currently serves over 15,000 individuals in 9 states. GT Independence was awarded the highest accreditation by CARF for its financial management services and exceeds all federal requirements for Fiscal / Employer Agents.
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