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  • Local Businesses Celebrate 30 Years of Partnership

    Local Businesses Celebrate 30 Years of Partnership
    Together Strengthening the Community Through Creating and Supporting Local Job Development


    SANTA MARIA, Calif., Oct 2, 2019 - YPP offers our warmest thanks and gratitude to Mike Lemos of
    Lemos Feed & Pet Supply for being a YPP client for 30 years! And a hearty congratulations to Mike for
    over 40 years in business!

    Starting from the bed of a truck, a community's outpouring love and support grew a local business.
    Through the growing pains, Lemos Feed & Pet Supply partnered with Your People Professionals (YPP),
    a local Human Resource company, 30 years ago in a growth strategy that would expand to 14 locations
    across 2 counties. Together, their partnership has created numerous job opportunities and a stable work
    environment contributing to the low unemployment rate locally.

    In 1972, Mike Lemos started delivering hay and other ranch products to his neighbors as Lemos Ranch,
    later renamed Lemos Feed & Pet Supply. Agreements back then were made with a handshake, and the
    business revolves around Mike’s old flat-bed truck. As the company has grown, Mike has instilled the
    traditional values that made Lemos a success so many years ago. Employees still carry every large bag
    of pet food to each customer’s car and the company conducts training each and every month to ensure
    employees know what products will work best for customers’ pets. Mike continues to manage the
    business and seeks out the latest and greatest products at trade shows throughout each year.

    It takes a steady hand with a commitment to your people to not only survive but thrive for over 40 years.
    "We have had a wonderful 30-year partnership with Your People Professionals.” Mike states, “We
    cannot thank our community and YPP enough for the support we have received."

    YPP greatly values the trust that Mike has placed with our HR team over the years and we are very
    happy to celebrate our 30th anniversary with him! So much has changed in 40 years and we appreciate
    Mike trusting us for HR Management through it all.

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