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Bernard Robinson

Founder and President

As a high-performing, results-driven, analytical person, it’s no wonder Bernard started NTS and built it into the successful company it is today. Currently, he enjoys using his leadership background to motivate, train and mentor people at all levels of expertise. Bernard gained his extensive experience at companies such as CMS/Halifax, Comtech, Inc., IBM and Xerox as both a sales manager and a marketing manager. Just some of the awards and recognition Bernard has received in recent years include Ernst and Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year, the Richmond Times Dispatch Rising 25 Award and Virginia Business’ Fantastic 50 Award. Under his helm, NTS has been named a DiversityBusiness.com Top 100 Diversity Owned Business for multiple years and one of the Inc 500 Fastest Growing Companies.

Bernard’s HOT LIST

Superpower

Knowing the future

Childhood dream job

Knew I wanted to be a millionaire

Family holidays are:

Wonderful. The major focal point in the year.

Favorite movies

Enter the Dragon 300 The Last Samurai The Princess Bride The Breakfast Club

Breakfast

Oatmeal with the works, ham and eggs

Jack L. Akers

Vice President, Strategic Alliances

As someone who has spent his entire career in the technology services industry, Jack is an integral part of our success at NTS. Like a detective, he uses his experience and knowledge to uncover and develop long-term alliances that allow us to bring the right solutions to our clients. Most recently he was responsible for our revenue growth through the development of our Alliance and Channel partnerships.

Jack’s career has taken him to some of the biggest names in corporate America. Before coming to NTS in 2008, he was the Alliance Manager at Northrop Grumman. Jack has also held positions at Dell Computer, Bell Atlantic/Decision One, and Sperry/Unisys. He graduated from James Madison University and has done course work at the College of William & Mary, Penn State University and the University of Texas.

Jack’s HOT LIST

Name of pet

Fishy Fishy

Superpower I wish I had

Fix things in the past

Ice cream flavor

Vanilla

iPhone or Droid

iPhone

Childhood dream job

Race Car Driver