VATC’s Sara Moola selected as a winner in Enterprising Women of the Year Awards

TAMPA, Fla., Dec 28, 2017 Sara Moola, President and CEO for Visual Awareness Technologies and Consulting Inc. (VATC), has been announced as one of the winners for Enterprising Women Magazine’s 2018 Enterprising Women of the Year Awards. The awards recognize the world’s top women entrepreneurs.

“I am honored to receive this award and to be honored among so many amazing other women who are leading entrepreneurs from across our nation,” said Moola. “This is a true reflection of the hard work that my amazing team, together with my partner and I, have put forth to bring ongoing technology innovations and training solutions to our customers around the world.”

The Enterprising Women of the Year Awards is widely considered one of the most prestigious recognition programs for women business owners. To win, nominees must demonstrate that they have fast-growth businesses, mentor or actively support other women and girls involved in entrepreneurship, and stand out as leaders in their communities. Many of the honorees also serve as leaders of key organizations that support the growth of women’s entrepreneurship.

As President and CEO, Moola is responsible for overseeing VATC’s expansion and operations. Since the company’s founding in 2003, she has grown the company from a two-person team supporting two government contracts to a 300-employee organization with over 36 locations worldwide. In addition, Moola co-founded with her business partner Mike Vaughn the Warrior Outdoor Leadership for the Future, or WOLF, a nonprofit organization that provides college or career-bound children of fallen Special Operations soldiers with a summer leadership program. Prior to founding VATC, Moola served in the United States Peace Corps where she built a career in geospatial intelligence. Moola currently serves as a director on the board of the Economic Development Council and works with the U.S. State Department in Women and Entrepreneurship, primarily in Africa. She is a proud member of the National Defense Industrial Association and AFCEA


About Visual Awareness Technologies and Consulting, Inc. (VATC)

For more than a decade, Visual Awareness Technologies and Consulting Inc. (VATC) has combined its joint training experience, innovative engineering talent and intelligence expertise to pioneer the development of the most advanced Distributed Missions Operations (DMO) training environments available anywhere in the world. Combining the latest open geospatial data standards with an integrated suite of innovative DMO training solutions, VATC offers a legacy of proven performance, leading subject-matter expertise and the most innovative technological solutions to the modern military’s growing challenges. For more information, visit us at, or on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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