President and CEO, SNVC
Tom DeWitt holds a bachelor’s degree from Longwood University, a Master of Science in Systems Management from the University of Southern California and is a graduate of the Army Computer Science School. He has over 30 years of leadership and management experience in the Armed Forces and Armed Forces industry.
In Service and Beyond
Tom served in the United States Army as an Infantry Officer and member of the Army Acquisition Corps. He commanded several organizations in the U.S. and Europe, retiring as Project Manager Combat Service Support Automated Information System Interface (PM CAISI) with a Level III certification.
As a civilian, Tom joined KEI Pearson in Arlington, Virginia as Project Manager. His responsibilities included leading the team that provided automation support to the Headquarters and the Army Materiel Command, as well as subject matter expertise to the command's Chief Information Officer.
Tom co-founded SNVC in 1998 and focused its service offering on providing innovative and value-based business solutions to clients in the public and private sectors. During the company’s first few years of operation, he provided senior-level consulting services to customers such as the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (OSD C4I) Year 2000 program office, the IRS Century Date Change Office, and the Army Materiel Command's Year 2000 program office. Today, SNVC is comprised of a team of talented professionals who provide a range of professional services for clients around the Beltway and in Arizona and Texas.
Tom’s passion for business efficiency spearheads SNVC’s software development efforts and has led to the development of Helix℠ – SNVC’s new cloud-based collaboration solution. Helix facilitates simplifies collaboration – it streamlines project site creation, managing internal and external team members, collaborating on documents, and task management. Ultimately, it delivers smarter, faster business performance.
Tom currently serves on the boards of the Virginia Small Business Partnership and the Longwood University College of Business and Economics. He is former chair of the Virginia Chamber Small Business Committee and former board member of the Coalition for Government Procurement. Additionally, he served on the Longwood University Board of Visitors from 2005 to 2009.
In 2008, Tom led the team to establish The Aurora Foundation, a nonprofit organization that partners with institutes of higher education to create programs and fund internships that assist veterans in successfully graduating and entering the workforce. To date, the Aurora Foundation has donated over $200,000, helped support more than 20,000 student veterans at 19 colleges and universities throughout the U.S, and funded 30 internships. If you'd like to learn more about the way Aurora is changing lives or make a donation, please go to http://www.Aurora4vets.org.
In 2009, in partnership with the College of Business and Economics and Franklin Covey, the SNVC Institute of Leadership & Innovation at Longwood University was created. The curriculum focuses on teaching students how to tap into personal effectiveness to achieve successful outcomes.