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Military and Veteran Hiring at Sprouts

Sprouts is deeply committed to hiring and supporting military veterans. Their leadership ability and work ethic are unmatched, and a perfect fit for our “People Powered. Purpose Driven.” culture. In fact, we hired more than 1,600 veterans over the last two years because we recognize their unique skills and believe individuals who have served help us become an even stronger organization. We invest in growing the careers of military veterans through formalized training and professional development. With hundreds of stores from coast to coast, we invite you to discover a fresh opportunity with Sprouts!

Folds of Honor giving a presentation to audience in ballroom

Folds of Honor

Sprouts is proud to support Lt Col Dan Rooney’s Folds of Honor which provides educational scholarships to the children and spouses of our fallen and disabled service members while serving our nation. Last year, Lt Col Rooney (pictured to the left) shared inspiring life lessons and advice on leadership, teamwork, and sacrifice with more than 1,100 Sprouts team members at SproutsCon 2019.

Veteran Team Member Spotlights

Dennis Clyde, Regional Director

Dennis Clyde
Dennis served in the U.S. Navy as an Aviation Electronics Technician and worked on F-14 Radar. He was stationed at Naval Air Station Miramar in San Diego, Calif. and trained Naval Reserve Staff. Dennis was attracted to Sprouts because he was able to apply the leadership training he gained in the military to help him achieve career goals quickly. The military taught him about the importance of having attention to detail, determination, and teamwork, all of which have helped him be successful in his career at Sprouts.

Cheryl Danilowicz, Talent Acquisition Advisor

Cheryl served with the U.S. Air Force for four years at the age of 17 before leaving to earn her college degree. She was asked to rejoin while she was in school and served as the Corps Commander of her ROTC unit during her senior year. She was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant and Intelligence Officer after graduating and served an additional five years. As a Talent Acquisition Advisor, she connects Sprouts stores with qualified team members candidates to help fulfill our mission to provide access to healthy food to everyone.

Tina Frazier, Store Manager – Nashville

Tina served in the U.S. Air Force and completed tours with the Air Force Academy and Joint Intelligence Command Pacific Forces where she disseminated intelligence information. She enjoyed the fast pace and purpose-driven mission of serving her county. Tina was attracted to Sprouts for its small, unique layout and career growth opportunities. She was named Sprouts’ Store Manager of the Year in 2019 and is keen to “always enjoy the journey.”

Luis Torres, Director of Business Protection & Safety

Luis Torres
Luis served in the U.S. Marine Corps and was active overseas during Desert Shield and Desert Storm. He joined our team in 2000 and now oversees Sprouts’ Food Safety, Loss Prevention and Safety Teams. He credits the Corps for teaching him discipline, teamwork, integrity, honoring commitments, and respecting life – which have shaped him into the leader he is today.