Northern Virginia Technology Council | Press Room | Fourth Annual NVTC Sporting Clays Tournament Benefits NVTC’s Veterans Employment Initiative
July 24, 2017
Fourth Annual NVTC Sporting Clays Tournament Benefits NVTC’s Veterans Employment Initiative
On Monday, July 24, NVTC hosted the fourth annual NVTC Sporting Clays Tournament at Bull Run Shooting Center in Centreville, Va. 114 participants enjoyed clear skies and warm, sunny weather as they competed on the 15-station course. The tournament raised $30,000 for the NVTC Foundation.
The fourth annual NVTC Sporting Clays Tournament was open to all levels and benefitted the NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative.
NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative Director Steve Jordon opened the event by welcoming participants and sponsors, before remarks by Col. Robert Siegert, U.S. Army (ret.), of Top Tournament Sponsor PenFed Credit Union and Tony Crescenzo, CEO of Top Tournament Sponsor IntelliDyne. Former Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James Conway addressed the crowd highlighting how Veterans’ unique skill sets and character traits like teamwork and strong work ethic make them ideal candidates for today’s workforce.
Now in its fourth year, this event supported the NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative
, through the NVTC Foundation. The Veterans Employment Initiative connects Veterans and military spouses to employment opportunities within Virginia's technology community and provides support to member companies in their efforts to hire, train and retain qualified Veteran employees.
Following the tournament, participants enjoyed a delicious lunch donated by Mission BBQ (delivered in their Bam-Bam smoker vehicle), raffles for Fair Winds Brewing Company and Mission BBQ packages, and a silent auction, which included a VIP Wolf Trap ticket package (donated by the Wolf Trap Foundation), a Flags of Valor handmade wooden American flag (donated by Flags of Valor), a CZ 12-guage shotgun (sponsored by SAP), and a Microsoft Surface tablet (donated by Microsoft).
of Award Sponsor Dominion Energy and Steve Jordon presented the tournament awards. First place in the tournament went to the Dominion Energy team, which included Robert Farmer
, Kent Hill
, Tom Martin
and Bryan Smith
The winning team from this year's Sporting Clays Tournament was from member company Dominion Energy.
In second place was the IntelliDyne team that included Rob Grey
, Frank Lettieri
, Paul Lettieri
and Micah Price
. Third place went to the MAXIMUS team of Mark Andrekovich
, Kevin Black
, Kinte Ibbott
and Norman Iracheta
for a full gallery of the event.