TYLER (KYTX)-The Texas Division of Blind Services named East Texas area Walmart the employer of the year.
Walmart was recognized this morning for having over 40 blind employees in stores across East Texas.
The Division of Blind Services is part of the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services.
One blind employee- John Geter spoke about his experience working for Walmart and was recognized for being a great addition to the Walmart team.
"I feel like I'm in the right place, a place where I can excel and go higher because they are helping people like me," Geter said.
Geter is currently a sales associate but hopes to move into a management role soon.