Helen Keller Deaf-Blind Awareness Week spokesperson’s productivity, ambition pay off at Cintas
OKLAHOMA CITY – All Peter Broussard really wanted was a chance -- a chance to work hard, fit in at the job and take care of his family, like everybody else.
At Cintas, Broussard, who is deaf and blind, is just one of the guys on a team that rewards productivity and ambition.
Cintas employs 30,000 “partners,” the term they call all employees. The Cincinnati-based corporation, provides products and services that help companies keep their employees and facilities safe.
Broussard, age 27, is originally from Crowley, Louisiana. He has Usher syndrome, a genetic condition that combines hearing loss with retinitis pigmentosa, resulting in progressive loss of side vision due to degeneration of the retina.