Winner of “The Apprentice” Looking to
Hire His Own Apprentice Through Hire A Hero™
ProElite.com™ President Kelly Perdew is Partnering with Hire A Hero to Employ a
Military Candidate to Work at Leading Mixed Martial Arts Company
(CARLSBAD, Calif.) – The second season winner of NBC’s hit show “The Apprentice” and former U.S. Army officer, Kelly Perdew (kellyperdew.proelite.com), is looking to hire an apprentice. As President of ProElite.com™, the comprehensive and inclusive online community for MMA (mixed martial arts) fighters, fans and organizations, Kelly is partnering with Hire A Hero™ to find the right person.
The successful candidate will work under Kelly at ProElite.com, which is a subsidiary ProElite Inc. that delivers the most exciting entertainment experience in the world of MMA with live arena-based entertainment events, cable television programming on Showtime Networks and community-driven interactive broadband entertainment via the Internet.
“I recognize and often speak about the value of military service in the civilian workforce,” said Kelly Perdew, President of ProElite.com. “I am looking for a candidate who can execute on what I call the ten essential leadership principles: Duty, Impeccability, Passion, Perseverance, Planning, Teamwork, Loyalty, Flexibility, Selfless Service and Integrity. My time at West Point and in the Army reinforced those principles and I’m looking forward to Hire A Hero helping me connect with someone who shares those values.”
After graduating from the United States Military Academy at West Point, Kelly served as a military intelligence officer in the U.S. Army, while also successfully completing both Airborne and Ranger training. Before working for Donald Trump after winning “The Apprentice,” Kelly led many highly successfully businesses including MotorPride.com and Eteamz.com.
“Kelly Perdew is a quality employer, entrepreneur, and a patriot, who is truly helping to make a positive difference in the lives of those who have served. He is setting an example for all other employers to follow,” said Dan Caulfield, Executive Director of Hire A Hero. “Those who have served in the armed forces have benefited from our country’s significant investment in their training. They protected the American dream for all of us and deserve to fully participate in its rewards.”
All interested job candidates who are current or former military personnel must register at Hire A Hero (www.hireahero.org). The application process includes submitting a resume and written answers to questions, video interviews and online voting from peers.
About the Armed Forces Support Foundation – Hire A Hero Program:
The Armed Forces Support Foundation (AFSF) was established in 1998 and is organized as a non-profit entity under Section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code. Through the foundation’s Hire A Hero™ program, active and transitioning military personnel, Veterans, National Guard members, Reservists and their spouses have access to a unique online community that helps them network into quality job opportunities and training. The Hire A Hero online community is powered by volunteers who have connections to jobs and training in their hometowns. Although AFSF was made a legislative priority by NGAUS and was officially noticed in Senate Bill S3833, the foundation relies on the generosity of the American people to support it. For more information visit www.hireahero.com.
About ProEliteProElite Inc. (PELE:PK) delivers the most exciting entertainment experience in the world of mixed martial arts (MMA) with live arena-based entertainment events, cable television programming on Showtime Networks and community-driven interactive broadband entertainment via the Internet. ProElite embraces MMA with the highest levels of honor, integrity, discipline and self-esteem all the while remaining inclusive for fighters, fans and schools. ProElite’s live fight division, EliteXC, delivers spectacular live MMA fight events that showcase the world’s top fighters. ProElite’s interactive business, ProElite.com, capitalizes on the growing popularity of the sport of mixed martial arts by building a community of mixed martial arts enthusiasts. In addition to streaming the most exciting live fights to the web, ProElite expands the fan base of the sport by providing a comprehensive set of online social networking tools for fans, fighters and organizations. ProElite.com – Empowering the Fight Community™