Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division provides a wide range of professional services through its Fleet Support, Mission Driven Innovative Solutions, Nuclear & Environmental, and Oil & Gas groups. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 40,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.
In this episode, we explore the financial wellness aspect of HII’s benefits and wellness strategy with Karen Velkey, corporate vice president of benefits and compensation.
“Everyone is responsible for transformation,” Xavier Beale, vice president of trades at HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding division, said at this year’s vice president offsite. “It’s not just the leader. … Every person within this organization—within HII—is responsible for transformation.”
Huntington Ingalls Industries was recently named one of the best employers for new college graduates in 2018 by Forbes. HII was ranked 21 of 250 employers in the nationwide survey.