Spirit AeroSystems wins diversity award from Butler Community College

Gov. Sam Brownback will present Spirit AeroSystems with Butler Community College’s first Corporate Diversity Award.

He will present the award to Spirit president and CEO Jeff Turner at a breakfast ceremony at 7:30 a.m. Oct. 26 at the Hyatt Regency Wichita hotel.

“Through Jeff’s visionary leadership, Spirit AeroSystems has led the way for other companies in our region to see diversity in a new light – as a solid business approach that enhances the bottom line,” Butler president Jackie Vietti said in a statement.

The award is designed to honor a business or organization that demonstrates leadership in valuing diversity in the workplace while working to transform the “broader community into an inclusive environment,” information about the award said.

Tickets for the breakfast are $75 each and table sponsorships are available. For tickets or more information, call 316-218-6355 or advanceks@butlercc.edu.