Mass National Guard And Reserve Garners PEC Special Patriot Act Award

September 20th, 2011

E5Petty Officer Second Class, IP Specialist Matt Andrade is one of 1.3 million members of America’s National Guard and Military Reserve who serves his country in a growing number of critical assignments at home and abroad. Thanks to, James T. Bisson Jr., CEO/President of Professional Electrical Contractors of CT (PEC), of Norwood, MA, Matt Andrade knows his job is secure when he is serving his country as a member of the US Naval Reserve.

Jim Bisson’s wholehearted commitment to U.S. service members was recently given special recognition when he received the Patriot Award from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), an Office of the Secretary of Defense agency.

“The Patriot Award was created by ESGR to publicly recognize individuals who provide outstanding support for their employees who like other citizenwarriors before them have answered the nation’s call to serve,” said Thomas Boyle, ESGR Massachusetts ESGR chairman.

Bisson was nominated by PEC Associate Matt Andrade for his outstanding attitude and cooperation in supporting citizen-warriors like himself. Such support is critical in maintaining the strength and readiness of the nation’s National Guard and Reserve units.

“I’m proud to be an American,” said Bisson, “and I’m proud to have Matt Andrade as an employee of Professional Electrical Contractors. Our support for Matt and his Family while he has been on training duty helps keep American strong while lending assurance to Matt and all PEC Associates that their contribution to the defense of the nation is fully recognized.”