Awards & Recognition


We are pleased that many respected organizations have recognized VATC for our success and the importnat work we have done for our valued customers. These awards would not have been possible without the hard work of our deeply committed team of professionals.

  • 2018 CFO of the Year Award
  • 2018 Enterprising Women of the Year
  • 2017 TechConnect Defense Innovation Award for EPIC Ready at DITAC
  • 2017 Tampa Bay Business Journal (TBBJ) Angie’s Award for Community Service
  • 2017 Tampa Bay Business Journal (TBBJ) Business Woman of the Year in Technology
  • 2017 Tampa Bay Business Journal (TBBJ) Heoros at Work Award
  • 2017 Inc. 500/5000 Fastest Growing Companies (three years in a row)
  • 2016 Top Woman-Owned Businesses
  • 2016 FIU Top Florida Business Woman to Watch
  • 2015 Top Women-Owned Business
  • 2015 Largest Woman-Owned Defense Contractor in Tampa Bay
  • 2014 VATC Owner awarded Top 25 Women to Watch in Florida
  • 2014 Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce finalist for Small Business of the Year
  • 2014 VATC Owners honored for SBA Person of the Year
  • 2014 DHS ICE IMAGE Award
Publications and Interviews

The publications below have reported on our commitment to our customers with innovative mission-readiness solutions.


  • Financial Buzz – VATC Opens New Office location in Orlando, FL – (August 2018)
  • National Defense – Industry Developing New Social Medial Simulation Tools for Military Analysts (Nov 2017)
  • 2017 CBS Interview with SOFWOLF and VATC Co Founder Mike Vaughn
  • Florida Tech Corridor – Faces of Technology  (2017)
  • National Defense – Special Operators Seek New Social Media Tools (May 2016)
  • Special Operations International – Secure Social Media Program (March 2016)
  • Tampa Bay Business Journal (2015, 2016)
  • Inc. – Business Built for Better Execution on the Battlefield (2012)