On December 5, 2019, Hilomast, LLC General Manager (GM), Mr. Bruce Sousa, attended the Volusia Manufacturers Association (VMA) annual awards banquet and received the VMA’s Karl Schiller Memorial Member of the Year Award. Jayne Fifer, President and CEO of the VMA presented the award.

Hilomast GM Bruce Sousa was recognized by Ms. Jessica Lovatt, VP Sales and Marketing for the VMA, for his many supportive roles in the past year.

Hilomast GM Bruce Sousa served as a committee member of the VMA Lou Fifer Memorial Education Scholarship Golf Tournament. This is an annual, fund-raising golf tournament which is held at the LPGA Golf Course in Ormond Beach, Florida. Hilomast GM Bruce Sousa was recognized as the primary impetus behind the “VIP Experience” which is now an integral piece of the annual fundraising golf tournament as this added feature was credited for bringing in substantially more donations and funds into the VMA’s coffers.

In addition, Hilomast GM Bruce Sousa supported the Inaugural VMA Robot Brawl.  and sponsored the Pine Ridge High School Advanced Manufacturing Academy. The Murlock team of students from Pine Ridge, which Hilomast sponsored, won the 15-lb class robot First Class Trophy!

Hilomast GM Bruce Sousa also endorsed and sponsored Yuasa, Co., Ltd. for new membership into the VMA.  

Hip, Hip, Hooray for Hilomast!