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GCE welcomes new CFO

Pensacola, Fla. (Sept. 21, 2023) – Global Connections to Employment (GCE) welcomes Eric Barley, CPA, as its new Chief Financial Officer. He works from the corporate headquarters in downtown Pensacola, Florida, and is responsible for administrative support areas including accounting and finance, information services and client business services, as well as facility operations and emergency […]

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GCE achieves five-star accreditation for food services operations

Pensacola, Fla. (April 19, 2023) – The Global Connections to Employment food services team at Naval Station Newport Rhode Island achieved its twelfth five-star accreditation for excellence in food services operations. Most galleys score a three-star accreditation, but five-star recipients can be nominated for the Captain Edward F. Ney Memorial Award, the highest honor given […]

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GCE provides health-related appointment services at Fort Carson U.S. Army Post

Pensacola, Fla. (April 1, 2023) – A team of about 100 newly hired Global Connections to Employment (GCE) employees are now supporting the Colorado Military Health System in Colorado Springs. Our colleagues are responsible for providing health-related appointment services at Fort Carson U.S. Army Post to care for the soldiers, airmen, civilians, and their families, who […]

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GCE names executive director of administration and support

Pensacola, Fla. (Jan. 30, 2023) – Carol Duke has been named executive director of administration and support by Global Connections to Employment (GCE).  In her new role, Carol will direct senior leaders whose roles are to support operations to help ensure quality work performance and adherence to regulatory compliance issues across the organization. A few key areas […]

GCE names 2022 Veteran of the Year

Fort Walton Beach, Fla. (Jan. 19, 2023) – Global Connections to Employment (GCE) has selected team member Stan Hays as the 2022 Veteran of the Year. Hays works for GCE in the Official Mail Center at Hurlburt Field Air Force Base in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Prior to joining GCE, Hays served in the U.S […]

GCE names 2022 Team Member of the Year

Newport, Rhode Island (January 3, 2023) – Global Connections to Employment (GCE) has named Antanika Doukkali as the 2022 Team Member of the Year.  Antanika Doukkali was born with a learning disability and experienced an unstable early childhood. It prompted her grandmother to raise her. She started working at Global Connections to Employment eight years ago. At first, she didn’t […]

Ediberto “Eddy” Cruz Cruz, Monterey, California

2021 Veteran of the Year: “I feel bad about having my whole body when other veterans lost limbs and are in worse shape. That’s hard for them. I try to be grateful and see the positive in life.” Transitioning to civilian life with a disability was challenging, but with a lot of hard work, Eddy […]

Alan Garrone, Pensacola, Florida

2021 Team Member of the Year: Alan started working at GCE 11 years ago. His mom used to work at Navy Federal, Credit Union and when he was at her office, he noticed a bus that dropped off young people his age to work. He asked who they were and learned it was a group […]

Crystal Shank, Pensacola, Florida

Benefits call center representative at LifeView Group corporate office: While she was a talented artist, Crystal didn’t know what career path to pursue or what job she could do given her disability. One thing she did know was that she wanted independence. In high school, Crystal consulted with a vocational counselor who referred her to […]