NewsSheffield Platers Owners

SAN DIEGO BUSINESS JOURNAL (By: Jared Whitlock) September 25 – October 1, 2017 — At Sheffield Platers‘ 21,000-square-foot manufacturing center in Sorrento Mesa, employees haul, cut and inspect metal parts.
It’s unglamorous and often tough work, which puts some would-be employees off. But many who express gratitude at working there are graduates of Second Chance. The non-profit provides ex-offenders training to re-enter the working world.

Sheffield president Dale Watkins is passionate about helping ex-offenders restart their lives, echoing other employers interviewed for this article. Getting back into the workforce can be tough given the stigma surrounding those who have done time.

Yet for Watkins, it’s not charity. He likes Second Chance graduates because they put in hard work. That’s key in his business… Read Full Article or Read Article PDF