Current Sponsors:

Capital One is a diversified bank based in McLean, Virginia offers a broad array of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients.  A Fortune 500 Company, Capital One has one of the most widely recognized brands in America.  As one of the nation’s 10 largest banks based on deposits, Capital One serves customers through branch locations primarily in Eastern United States.

Inova Fair Oaks Hospital is a top-ranked 182-bed acute care community hospital serving the rapidly growing suburbs of Northern Virginia. Inova Fair Oaks is committed to providing safe care, excellent service and is continuously striving to improve each patient’s unique experience. That’s why every patient served is a VIP – a Very Important Patient.

Bon Secours Richmond Health System With more than 40 convenient locations, the Bon Secours Richmond Health System brings world-class care right to your neighborhood. Our award-winning hospitals, outpatient facilities and physician practices are part of one integrated system, so all of your Bon Secours providers have the right information to bring Good Help to Those in Need®.

Stellar Solutions is an engineering services company providing end-to-end technical expertise and problem solving skills to significant national and international aerospace programs. We distinguish ourselves by satisfying our customers’ critical needs on diverse defense-related intelligence projects, international telecommunications satellites, commercial imagery satellites and NASA’s planetary and earth science missions.

Blue Ridge Community College, founded in 1967, has served the residents of the central Shenandoah Valley of Virginia for more than 45 years. Its comprehensive program of instruction includes associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates in occupational/technical and college/university transfer programs. The College also provides non-credit workforce training and special interest classes for individuals, business, and industry.

Mary Washington Healthcare, is a 550-bed, two-hospital healthcare system serving more than a half million residents in the greater Fredericksburg, VA region. The not-for-profit, community based health system was founded in 1899. Today the system is honored to have received Magnet designation for outstanding nursing practice, grade A safety ratings from the Leapfrog Group, and designation as one of the top 6 health systems in Virginia by US News.

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Current Partners:

The Alliance for Performance Excellence is a nonprofit network of international, national, state, and local Baldrige-based award programs. Members of The Alliance contribute over $30 million annually to economic competitiveness by assisting organizations in all industries on their journey to excellence.

The Virginia Association for Healthcare Quality (VAHQ) is the Commonwealth’s premier professional organization for Health Care Quality professionals. Members include those involved in Risk Management, Quality Improvement, Assurance, Case Utilization and Management, Medical Records, among others. VAHQ provides educational programs such as its Annual Conference and offers a networking opportunity for individuals in the field.

The Virginia Municipal League (VML) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan association of city, town and county governments established in 1905 to improve and assist local governments through legislative advocacy, research, education and other services.  Membership includes all 39 cities in the state, 154 towns and 14 urban counties.

Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) is the membership association for the technology community in Northern Virginia. Members include the technology industry, their service providers, as well as universities, foreign embassies, non-profit organizations and governmental agencies. NVTC is a leader in providing its community with networking and educational events, services, benefits, advocacy, branding the region as a major global technology center.

Virginia Business Excellence Consortium (VBEC) is a membership-based group of Virginia businesses and manufacturers that share best practices and network with one another to become more competitive.

Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association (VHHA) represents institutions that serve as the cornerstones of healthcare. It includes rural and urban hospitals, integrated health care delivery systems and their long-term care facilities and services, ambulatory care sites, home health services, insurance subsidiaries, and other related entities. VHHA focuses on advocacy, education, communication and healthcare data.

The National Capital Healthcare Executives (NCHE) members include over 1,000 professional healthcare executives in Northern Virginia, Washington, D.C., and beyond who represent a wide variety of institutions including hospitals, health agencies, foundations, consulting firms, military and other federal and state organizations.

Virginia Association of School Superintendents (VASS) is a professional organization dedicated to the mission of providing leadership and advocacy for public school education throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. Founded in 1885, VASS has provided educational leadership in Virginia for more than a century and will continue to be a prominent leader on issues which affect educators across the state. Over 300 education leaders currently receive a variety of benefits from their membership in VASS.

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