Intelligent Waves (IW), a leading IT integrator that delivers mission-focused multi-domain operational expertise and innovation to the Government through high-impact technology solutions, was recognized by the Washington Business Journal as one of the area’s largest Veteran-Owned Companies in 2022, for the third consecutive year.

The Washington Business Journal (WBJ) ranked Intelligent Waves in its Book of Lists for the Largest Veteran-Owned Companies in Greater D.C. WBJ’s Book of Lists is a reputable source that offers a deep look at the largest and most influential players in the industry sectors that define our local economies. Their rankings of businesses and other organizations are derived from original and often exclusive data one can only find with The Business Journals.

As a Veteran-Owned and Operated company, Intelligent Waves creates high-paying jobs in Northern Virginia for veterans. Veterans make up almost half of the organization’s workforce. Shepard has garnered numerous national honors and awards for Intelligent Waves’ veteran hiring initiatives. Intelligent Waves has been awarded the U.S. Department of Labor’s HIRE Vets Gold Medallion for the second year for exceptional veteran recruiting, employment, and retention performance. 

Intelligent Waves is committed to recruiting veterans, translating their military language, and assisting them in transitioning into the workforce. The firm has partnered with Warriors Ethos, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides career planning, professional development, and placement assistance to wounded service members, veterans, and families. In addition, Warriors Ethos supports numerous veteran-focused foundations. 

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