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Opportunities, Inc. and their staffing division, Diversified Personnel Services honored Fisher Barton Specialty Products in Watertown, WI with its Community Partnership Recognition Award. This award is given to community businesses that have positively impacted the agency’s mission to provide services for individuals with barriers through training, employment and quality of life. 

Bill Sanders, president of Fisher Barton Specialty Products, commented, “We really appreciate the partnership with DPS.  As a business, we have grown with the community and are always looking for opportunities.”

For over 20 years, Fisher Barton Specialty Products in partnership with Diversified Personnel Services has provided over 2500 people with work experiences and career options. Numerous manufacturing and office positions have been filled, including machine operators, CNC, fork lift drivers, packaging and assembly, general office, estimators and engineers. 

Furthermore, to ensure the right job matches occurred and turnover minimized Diversified Personnel Services and Fisher Barton collaborated successfully to advance their orientation, on-boarding processes and safety training to increase talent retention rates. It is business relationships such as these that exemplify the true mission of Opportunities, Inc.  to empower our communities through competitive employment options and independence.

Fischer Barton and DPS OI

Anna Arndt, Staffing Specialist, Diversified Personnel Services; Jason Frey, Executive Vice President, Opportunities, Inc; Ann Janquart, Director of Staffing Services, Diversified Personnel Services; Bill Sanders, President, Fisher Barton Specialty Products; Annika Sellgren, Human Resource Manager, Fisher Barton Specialty Products.