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Tribal Tech CEO Victoria Vasques Selected As 2015 Enterprising Woman of The Year Award Winner From Enterprising Women Magazine

ALEXANDRIA, VA Feb. 9, 2015 – Enterprising Women magazine announced that Victoria Vasques, President and CEO of Tribal Tech, LLC (Tribal Tech) was a recipient of the Enterprising Woman of the Year award in the “over $5 million and up to $10 Million in annual revenues” category. The award is an annual tribute to the world’s top women entrepreneurs. Ms. Vasques will be recognized at the 13th Annual Enterprising Women of the Year Awards & Conference, Sunday, March 29 to Tuesday, March 31 at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The annual Enterprising Women of the Year Award is widely considered one of the most prestigious recognition programs for women business owners. As the founder and owner of Tribal Tech, Ms. Vasques brings over three decades of experience leading high profile programs at federal agencies and the White House dedicated to improving the lives of Native Americans. Her company focuses on working with three different U.S. Health and Human Services agencies to provide grants administration, training and technical support to underserved communities. Tribal Tech’s work addresses complex issues such as historical trauma, bullying, youth suicide and many other behavioral health concerns. To further the critical missions of her clients, Ms. Vasques created Tribal Tech’s guiding principles of “People, Performance and Partnership,” which embody an environment where employees can flourish and clients may fully benefit from Tribal Tech’s specialized capabilities. It is this spirit of collaboration and cooperation that has enabled Tribal Tech to become an important conduit to advancing the cause of a population in crisis.

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AHA Annual Benefit

Vicki Vasques, an advisory board member of At Home Alexandria “AHA”, participated in their annual benefit November 9, 2014.  AHA is a grassroots, not-for-profit organization for Alexandrians ages 55 and older who want to remain in their own homes, living independently in the community they love. Using the “village” model, AHA coordinates access to services and provides the social and cultural interactions that enhance quality of life for Alexandria seniors and enable them to age in the community.

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Pictured left to right: AHA Board Chair Barbara Rosenfeld, Carol Downs, Vicki Vasques, and MaryAnn Griffin.

 

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HHS, National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month Celebration

On November 4, 2014, Tribal Tech staff working at the Administration for Native Americans (ANA) participated in the Department of Health and Human Services Native American Heritage Month celebration. Bianca Williams (Lummi Nation), Program Specialist on the ANA contract designed the art work used for the invitation and event program. The event’s theme was Impacting Healthy Native Youth. The celebration was opened by Dennis Zotigh, (Kiowa, San Juan Pueblo and Santee Dakota Indian), Museum Cultural Specialist at the National Museum of the American Indian. Dr. Yvette Roubideaux, M.D., M.P.H. (Rosebud Sioux Tribe), Indian Health Service Director gave the Leadership Remarks and motivational speaker Chance Rush (Hidatsa Tribe, and Dakota, Arapaho, Otoe and Oneida descendent) was the Keynote Speaker. It was widely attended by members of many of the Health and Human Services operational divisions. Two of ANA’s grantees were also highlighted at the event. As part of the cultural presentation, Mardella Costanzo (Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina), Program Specialist on the ANA contract, performed traditional dance along with Cinnamon Spear (Northern Cheyenne Tribe) and Chelsea Fish (Seminole Nation of Oklahoma). Ms. Spear works at the Indian Health Service and Ms. Fish works at the National Council of Urban Indian Health.   flower

 

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Traditional dancing performed by (left to right) Chelsea Fish, Cinnamon Spear, Mardella Costanzo.

 

 

Tribal Tech, LLC No. 508 on the Inc. Magazine 5000 List

Vicki Vasques, CEO of Tribal Tech, LLC received word that Tribal Tech, LLC has earned the position of number 508 on Inc. Magazine’s 2014 list of up and coming companies. In a letter to Ms. Vasques, the President and Editor-in-Chief of Inc. Magazine wrote, “For thirty-three years, Inc. has welcomed the fastest-growing private companies in America into a very exclusive club.  The average company on the list grew a mind-boggling 516 percent.  Those are results most businesses could only dream of.” Ms. Vasques noted, “I want to congratulate the entire Tribal Tech, LLC team.  We are proud of what we have achieved and more importantly that we bring great service to our customers.  We look forward to many more years of growing our relationships with our customers and supporting their missions with high quality and cost effective diverse services.” Tribal Tech, LLC is an American Indian, Woman-Owned, 8(a), 8(m) small business.  They are a management and consulting company that provides a diverse range of services to federal, state, tribal and corporate clients.   The company is based in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, with offices and employees throughout the United States. Read the Article “The Best Startup Advice From My Father: ‘Serve Your People'”