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November 2014
#RIVAKarma at Junior Achievement Speaking Event
#RIVAKarma at Junior Achievement Speaking Event This month, #RIVAKarma was honored to be a part of Junior Achievement Entrepreneurship Week, coordinated by the U.S. Small Business Administration. RIVA CEO, Naveen Krishnamurthy, spoke to students about the possibilities of entrepreneurship at Wilbert Tucker Woodson High School. We look forward to a long future with Junior Achievement of Greater Washington in working together to the next generation of incredible, innovative entrepreneurs.
October 2014
RIVA VP Receives 2014 Rising Star Award
RIVA VP Receives 2014 Rising Star Award RIVA Vice President, Farrell Proffitt, has been selected among the Federal Computer Weekly (FCW) Rising Stars for 2014. Farrell is excited to join an elite group of government professionals, industry executives, and others who share a sense of duty, commitment to excellence and devotion to public service.  Members of government and industry gathered to recognize Farrell and her fellow Rising Stars at an October 14 awards gala hosted by GCN at the Ritz-Carlton in Tysons Corner, Virginia.
September 2014
RIVA CEO Serves as 2015 ACT-IAC Voyagers Chair
RIVA CEO Serves as 2015 ACT-IAC Voyagers ChairRIVA CEO, Naveen Krishnamurthy, has been selected as a Voyagers Program Co-chair for the Class of 2015. Naveen has a long history supporting ACT-IAC professional development programs. He is an alumni of the Partners program and served as a Voyagers Vice Chair in 2014. Naveen is excited to continue in this role as mentor to this year's talented and hard-working members industry and government, developing innovative strategies, effective and efficient solutions, and best practices.
September 2014
RIVA CEO Moderates Young Executive Society (YES) Panel
RIVA CEO Moderates Young Executive Society (YES) PanelWhen it comes to the topic of this Y.E.S. Panel Discussion, no one is more passionate than RIVA CEO, Naveen Krishnamurthy. He brought his own experience, research, and study of Millennials in the workforce to this lively discussion on Bridging the Gap: Understanding Intergenerational Communication Challenges. The expert Y.E.S panel discussed challenges, solutions, and how to “bridge the gap” between Millennials and Boomers. Panelists included: Gabrielle Jackson, Founder & President of The Millennial Solution; Michael Heller, Managing Principal at Pillar One Consulting; Wayland Coker, President & CEO of Coker Logistics Solutions, Inc.
September 2014
#RIVASpotting at Strategic Government Communication for Citizen Engagement
RIVA CEO, Naveen Krishnamurthy, and Vice President, Farrell Proffitt, held an interactive workshop at this year's Strategic Government Communications Training in Washington, DC at the Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center. During this informal, highly interactive event on The Power of Listening, we presented our social media case studies, methodology, and looked at how federal agencies are currently monitoring social media channels and how it ties to their mission goals.
September 2014
RIVA CEO Shares Small Business Stories with AFCEA DC
Our CEO, Naveen Krishnamurthy, knows a thing or two growing a high-value small business contractor. During this panel discussion for AFCEA DC, he spoke with other leaders on the experiences, challenges and triumphs from our boot strapping days to sustainable growth as a successful/established company in this market. Attendees were able to learn what worked and what failed for Naveen, and how to apply his lessons to their future success. Other panelists included: Staci Redmon, President and CEO at Strategy and Management Services, Inc. (SAMS) and Larry Ebling, Owner 4-Star Technologies.
June 2014
You’re Invited to the RIVA Staying Connected Networking & Charity Event (7/9)
RIVA Solutions, Inc. (RIVA) sent out invitations to the annual Staying Connected Networking and Charity Event this week. It will be held on July 9, 2014 from 5:30-8:30 PM at Chima in Tyson’s Corner, and you are invited to mix and mingle with 200 of your favorite government and industry partners at the federal contracting event of the season supporting Best Buddies Virginia, a nonprofit dedicated to helping people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Where else can you get free admission, valet parking, gourmet appetizers, cocktail specials, raffle prizes, selfie station, and more! For your invitation, email farrell@rivasolutioisnc.com. Follow the chatter at #RIVATweetup.
June 2014
RIVASpotting on the USPAAC Young Entrepreneurs: Agents of Change” Panel
RIVASpotting on the USPAAC Young Entrepreneurs: Agents of Change” PanelOn June 2nd, Naveen spoke on the “Young Entrepreneurs: Agents of Change” Panel at the CelebrAsian
Procurement Opportunity Conference 2014 held by the US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce education foundation at the Sheraton Premiere at Tysons Corner, Vienna, VA. Naveen and other young Asian American CEOs shared how they started their business from scratch, competed against large companies and made their mark—ultimately changing the paradigm for entrepreneurship, business growth and success.
March 2014
RIVASpotting on the Young Executive Society (YES) Tower Club of VA Tower YES Panel
Naveen joined other young execs at the Tower Club in Tysons Corner to talk about his experiences starting up a profitable federal contracting business. Along with fellow industry panelists, Naveen discussed challenges facing federal contractors face in the industry today and what they are doing to mitigate risk.RIVASpotting on the Young Executive Society (YES) Tower Club of VA Tower YES Panel
February 2014
RIVASpotting on Executive News Radio
You can hear Naveen on the Federal News Radio Executive Leaders Radio Program!  Each Thursday, four Presidents, CEOs or Chairmen, of companies in DC, VA, & MD are interviewed for 12-15 minutes on-air, individually. Naveen’s interview is extremely informal and non-scripted, and there was no prep! It shows CEOs have a human side, and that they are successful due to their passion, pride, and hard work. Listen to Naveen’s success story here. Find out how he "did it".... what sacrifices he made...his background, lessons learned, and the challenges and opportunities ahead.

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