Ambit Senior Consultant Jeff Willemann Selected to ACT-IAC’s Voyagers Program

The American Council for Technology-Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC), the most trusted partnership in the government technology community, selected Ambit Senior Consultant Jeff Willemann to join their Voyagers Industry Program Class of 2018. The ACT-IAC Voyagers Program is a leadership development program for rising leaders in government and industry with high potential for future advancement. The…
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Philanthropic Efforts Recognized by March of Dimes

Kim Hayes was recognized as a finalist for the March of Dimes’ Heroines of Washington Award on behalf of her dedication to volunteer work and her positive impact on the DC community. Kim has demonstrated a lifelong involvement to community service forged from personal traumas that have shaped her character and fortified her resolve to…
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Ambit CEO Kim Hayes Appointed to Northern Virginia Technology Council Board of Directors

The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) announced this week the appointment of five new members to the NVTC Board of Directors, including Ambit’s CEO, Kimberley Hayes. The NVTC is the membership and trade association for Northern Virginia’s technology community, serving about 1,000 companies and organizations, including businesses from all sectors of the technology industry, service…
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Smart Cities and the Digital Divide

Addressing the Smart Cities Connect conference in Austin, TX, Kim responded to moderator Melvin Greer’s question concerning the impact of federal investments in Smart Cities on the digital divide between urban and rural Americans.

Proud to be One of DC’s Top Workplaces (Again)

Washington Post Names Ambit as One of DC’s Top Workplaces 2017 This award touched me deeply. When we started Ambit 13 years ago, I wanted to build something special. And over the course of our growth we were frequently recognized for our success with awards that affirmed our business achievements. There were awards for the pace…
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SmartCEO's Executive Management Awards 2017

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Ambit CFO Ashe Hoque Named CFO of The Year

SmartCEO Recognizes Ambit Executive SmartCEO magazine recognized Ambit CFO Ashe Hoque as the 2017 CFO of the Year in the Washington DC region. SmartCEO recognizes annually the leadership and accomplishments of the DC region’s management all-stars. Former Ambit winners include Ambit CEO Kimberley Hayes and President Bob Nunnally.

FEMA's mobile app

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Ambit’s Mobile FEMA App Named Top 10

Ambit’s mobile FEMA app – which enables citizens to prepare before, respond during, and recover after a disaster – was named one of the Top 10 of the Best Government Mobile Apps by BusinessUSA. BusinessUSA assessed and chose the top 10 government mobile apps that can be used by businesses, entrepreneurs, economic development organizations (EDOs), and business professionals…
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CEO Kim Hayes Recognized by WBJ

Ambit CEO Kim Hayes was recognized by the Washington Business Journal as one of the Women Who Mean Business. The publication’s award is given to influential women in the Washington DC region who have made a difference in their communities, blazed a trail for the rest of us and are leaving a mark on Washington.

12th Annual Operation JumpStart

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Ambit Volunteers Lift Operation JumpStart

For the 12th consecutive year, Ambit provided a team of volunteers to support our veterans at Operation JumpStart. Operation JumpStart was created to help the soldiers of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom transition to civilian careers. Donors contribute gently worn professional clothing and our volunteers helped these young vets put together outfits that will…
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Bob Nunnally accepting the SmartCEO award

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COO Bob Nunnally Receives SmartCEO Award

Ambit President and COO Bob Nunnally was presented with the SmartCEO Executive Management Award at their annual awards dinner on March 1, 2016 at the National Press Club. The Executive Management Awards program recognizes the leadership and accomplishments of the region’s management all-stars — CFOs, CIOs/CTOs, Chief Legal Offices/General Counsels, Chief Human Resources Officers, and…
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Interview with Kim Hayes, CEO

Interview with Kim Hayes, CEO and Co-Founder of The Ambit Group. Hayes was nominated for “2014 Executive of the Year” in the $75 million and less category. WashingtonExec: What would you say are the top one or two leadership qualities necessary to be a great leader? Kim Hayes: Exceptional leaders are the compass of their organization. They establish a…
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Rising Ambit Exec Receives AFCEA Service Award

Ambit executive Cody Mruk received the Meritorious Service Award at the AFCEA Bethesda President’s Award Ceremony.

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CEO Kim Hayes Recognized As Top 40 Innovator

Ambit CEO Kim Hayes was recognized last week by Bisnow as one of the Top 40 Innovators in the DC area.

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Building A Vision That Works

Half of all Americans have compromised vision. If you are nearsighted, close objects are in focus, but distant objects are blurred and indistinguishable. If you are farsighted, the distant scene is clear, but differentiating the near path is difficult. Having the correct vision requires understanding and navigating both the near and the far. It is…
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When It Comes to Leadership, It’s the Approach that Matters

The most effective leaders and organizations recognize that achievements and triumphs are dependent upon the strength of their people, processes, and programs. Effective leaders are able to glean valuable insight from these three elements. They understand the imperative to develop and leverage their unique ambit, or sphere of influence, to drive organizational success at all levels.…
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The Three Elements to Producing Change That Soars

A new year brings with it the kickoff of new programs and new pursuits. It’s likely you’ve done your strategic planning, created a vision and settled on goals. Your team has even crafted the roadmap to get you there. Change is on the horizon for your organization! But what exactly is the fuel that sets…
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Success in the New Year Starts with (Your) Happier People

Luxury hotel pioneer J.W. Marriott famously said, “If you take care of your people, your people will take care of your customers, and your business will take care of itself.” Mr. Marriott’s wisdom applies to any industry in any time. In that ever-present business triad of people, process, and technologies, it is the people who most immediately manifest…
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Four Keys to Grooming Millennials as Future Leaders

Many years ago – more federal budget cycles than I care to remember – I learned a lasting lesson on being a leader. After receiving a big promotion, my boss said something that, at the time, was very perplexing: my number-one responsibility was to “grow my replacement.” You can imagine the thoughts that came to…
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