AIS Network to Present 2021 Equity Impact Award

Summary:  AIS Network today announced that it will reveal the 2021 Equity Impact Award winner at tonight’s 26th Anniversary RVATech Gala.

Richmond, Va. — Oct. 14, 2021AIS Network will present the 2021 Equity Impact Award at the 26th Anniversary RVATech Gala tonight. Co-owners Jay Atkinson and Laurie Head founded the award last year and will reveal the second award recipient during the Richmond technology group’s awards ceremony at Maymont Park.

“This is the area’s ‘Academy Awards’ of technology,” Head said, noting that the gala showcases and recognizes individual accomplishments, private and public sector wins, non-profit successes, innovation excellence and growing small businesses. AISN had previously been recognized at the 2017 awards gala.

“Equity, diversity, accessibility and inclusion are core values for AISN. We’re delighted that RVATech joins us in celebrating those who share those values in the regional technology community.”

The RVATech Equity Impact Award is “awarded to an individual or team whose leadership and creative use of technology has benefited the environment for equity, diversity, accessibility and inclusion in the Richmond metropolitan area or the Commonwealth of Virginia.”

Finalists for the award are Dominion Energy, TMI Consulting and the Virginia Holistic Justice Initiative and CapTech.

RVATech is central Virginia’s “catalyst for technology,” and the gala for the region’s technology community celebrates the many breakthroughs, advancements and outstanding technologists who are driving the area’s technology-based economy. Award finalists in 16 categories include multiple organizations and individuals who are actively helping advance central Virginia’s technology-based economy.

About AIS Network

AIS Network is a Virginia SWaM-certified leader in cloud enablement, information security and risk management, managed services and award-winning application development with a wide footprint in the health care, government, financial and other corporate sectors. Solving complex IT challenges and managing digital risk to help clients thrive in an unpredictable world has been our core business for nearly 29 years. As the trusted and reliable partner of the Commonwealth of Virginia since 2012, we drive exceptional value through our deep knowledge of state agency data protection, compliance, governance and internal auditing procedures and controls. Our unmatched customer experience is rooted in decades of expertise engaging with Forbes- and Fortune-ranked global corporations, government agencies and other large enterprise clients to deliver these solutions in addition to multi-cloud managed services for the world’s leading platforms, data visualization and analytics, high security hosting and consultative reviews. Visit