2020 Marvin Myers Leadership Award

Lloyd Knight

"For outstanding service as co-Founder of VETLANTA and for providing support for military members leaving active duty .  We often say that military members don’t stop serving when they take off the uniform, but you go above and beyond that by being a leader and mentor to those transitioning to civilian life.  We are honored to present the 2020 Marvin Myers Leadership Award to in recognition for your tireless work in support of our Veterans and their families."

Lloyd Knight is a retired Air Force Loadmaster and First Sergeant and is a Senior Director with UPS based in Atlanta, Georgia.  Lloyd is very active in veteran engagement at UPS serving a multitude of roles during his career including starting the first UPS Veterans Business Resource Group, filling a six month corporate HR special assignment to establish a UPS Veterans Management Training Program, the UPS Executive Sponsor of American Corporate Partners and Chairman of the UPS Veterans Council. Lloyd is the recipient of the 2018 Jim Casey Community Service Award. This award is named after the founder of UPS and given annually to just one of 500,000 global UPS employees for demonstrating an exceptional commitment to helping others in their community.

Lloyd is the co-founder and President of VETLANTA, an industry collaboration of veteran friendly/affiliated organizations striving to make Atlanta the premier community in the country for veterans and their families to work and live. He is also an active volunteer with multiple VSO’s including American Corporate Partners, Four Block, Veterans Empowerment Organization and Hire Heroes USA. He is also a two time recipient of the President's Volunteer Service Award and was awarded an Atlanta Journal Constitution Hometown Hero Award.  Lloyd and his wife Suzan have been married for 33 years and have two sons.