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2013 NVTC Golf Tournament Benefits Equal Footing Foundation and NVTC Strategic Initiatives!

On Wednesday, Oct. 3, golfers enjoyed warm, sunny weather at NVTC's Annual Golf Tournament. Held at the 1757 Golf Club in Ashburn, Va., this year's tournament benefited NVTC’s Strategic Initiatives, including the NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative, as well as the Equal Footing Foundation, NVTC's charitable arm, which provides local area students with computer access, mentoring and opportunities to explore their interests in science, technology, engineering and math through seven computer clubhouses in Fairfax and Fauquier Counties.

Teams of top golfers from the region’s technology community competed in a full day of putting and driving on the links. The tournament offered majestic views of Broad Run and the beautiful Virginia landscape, along with challenging fairways. After the tournament's end, all enjoyed a fine catered dinner.

First place overall in the tournament went to the team of Steve Witt of of Freedom Bank, Tony Rizzo of Schneider Electric, Dave Trout of Secure IT, and Rich Sobonya of Freedom Bank with a score of 81. Second-place honors went to Gerry Jepson of Capitol Battery, Zach Spees of Capitol Battery, Dan Cooper of Time Warner Cable, and Al Nielsen of AOL. The third-place finishers were Steve Breiseth of True Tandem, Carl Krumpf of Integrated Financial, Pete Fitzsimmons of Silicon Valley Bank, and Sean Stone of Silicon Valley Bank.

Golfers on the driving range.
Golfers warm up on the driving range before the annual NVTC Golf Tournament held on Oct. 3.

The event also featured the sixth annual John C. Lee IV Tech Cup Challenge, a "tournament within a tournament," awarded to the golfer with the best individual score. The Challenge honors John Lee's distinguished three-year service as NVTC chairman and the dedication and energy he has committed to the tech community. This year's winner, Steve Breiseth of True Tandem, shot a 59 to capture the Cup.

Golfers on the fairway.
Golfers hit the links at the 1757 Golf Academy in Ashburn, Va. during the NVTC Golf Tournament.

In addition, awards were given out for the Longest Drive (Men) – Rich Sobonya of Schneider Electric; the Longest Drive (Women) – Susan Morrison of Attain; Closest to the Pin (Men) – Rich Scalea of SAGENT; and Closest to the Pin (Women) – Brooke Harrington of Principal Financial Group.

Thank you to our 2013 Golf Tournament Sponsors:

Tech Cup Challenge Sponsors: Deltek; Sprint
Club Sponsors: Monster Government Solutions; Schneider Electric
Beverage Sponsors: Cox Business; EY
Closest-to-the-Pin Sponsor: Principal Financial Group; Vocus
Hole-In-One Sponsors: AT&T; Blue Canopy
Mulligan Sponsor: AT&T
Longest Drive Sponsors: Latisys; Noblis, Inc.
Hole Sponsors: Anthem BCBS; Communicate By Design; Equal Footing Foundation
Gift Sponsor: AHT Insurance