JV Smith Companies Offers $93,500 in Scholarships to Employees and their Families
- by Melissa De Leon Chavez
YUMA, AZ - JV Smith Companies is dedicated to enriching the lives of not only its employees, but its employees' families. Vic Smith, CEO of JV Smith Companies and Founder of the Smith Family Foundation, believes strongly in education and helping those who work so hard for the company. Over the past five years, JV Smith has donated over $344,000 in educational scholarships to employees and their family members, which includes a record high $93,500 in 2016.
"We are blessed with the opportunity to help our employees and their families with their education. Our companies' foundation is our people. We recognize their dedication and loyalty to our mission. We don't think twice about giving back to them in any way we can. When people work so hard for your dream, it is crucial to invest in their dreams as well," Vic Smith, CEO of JV Smith Companies and Founder of the Smith Family Foundation, said, according to a press release.
JV Smith, a group of agriculture companies based in Arizona, California, Colorado, and Mexico, strives daily to take care of each valued member of its staff. One of the biggest ways the company accomplishes this is through the Smith Family Foundation, which was established to fund programs that benefit employees and the communities in which they operate. Offering the educational scholarships to team members and their family is just one additional way the company likes to give back.
At JV Smith, the future is looking bright.