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Hampton Roads Chamber – The Glass IntellecTechs CEO Jeri Prophet Panelist

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Virginia Beach, VA-  IntellecTechs, Inc. (pronounced In-te-LEC-Teks), Founder and CEO Jeri Prophet, served as a panelist on the Hampton Roads Chamber THE GLASS, Evolving the Business Woman held at Waterside District – Harbor Club in Norfolk on September 28, 2017. The topic of the conference included the reality of women breaking the glass ceiling in their professional careers.

Panelists at The Glass conference included Rhonda Bridgeman, President, Comfort Systems of Virginia, Inc.; Julie Rust, Attorney at Pierce/McCoy and Chair of tHRive; Gina Sorrells, Market Executive, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management; Toiya Sosa, Regional Public Affairs/Community Relations, GEICO; and Jeri Prophet; founder and CEO of IntellecTechs.

“What an amazing event to be invited to.  I was so fortunate to be able to share the day with so many beautiful and talented women. Inspiring!” said Jeri Prophet, Founder and CEO of IntellecTechs.

More than 125 individuals registered to attend The Glass, Evolving the Business Woman conference.  The conference was organized by the Hampton Roads Chamber.

For more information about the Hampton Roads Chamber, please visit

8th Annual Professional Development Day- Women in Defense IntellecTechs CEO Jeri Prophet Panelist

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Virginia Beach, VA- IntellecTechs, Inc. (pronounced In-te-LEC-Teks) announced that Founder and CEO, Jeri Prophet, served as a panelist on the 8th Annual Professional Development Day, Turning Vision Into Action by the Greater Hampton Roads Chapter of Women In Defense held at the Holiday Inn Virginia Beach-Norfolk, Conference Center on September 21, 2017. Conference speakers and topics included Legislative Updates, Entrepreneurship, Marketing Through Teaming, Leading High-Performance Teams, Financials, Fitness and Increasing Company Visibility.

Panelists at the 8th Annual Professional Development Day in Virginia Beach included: Dr. Harry Johnson, Lockheed Martin; Dennis Garcia, ManTech; Ron Jerasa, CSRA; Carl Albero, Former President of AMSEC; Kimberly Cannon, NASA Langley SBIR Technology; and Moderator Maria Herbert, MCH Consulting Services.

Prophet shared her experiences as a small business owner and the importance of teaming with larger companies. She provided insight and encouragement to the women owned small businesses in attendance.

More than 100 individuals registered to attend the 8th Annual Professional Development Day – Turning Vision Into Action conference. The conference was organized by the Greater Hampton Roads Chapter of Women In Defense. For more information about the Greater Hampton Roads Chapter of Women in Defense, please visit

All Family All the Time for Virginia Beach IT Firm

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Prior to 2008, Jeri Prophet was an influential person in a number of established companies. She wanted to take the companies to the next level. Yet in each company, the owners were not interested in growth. So she did what any true entrepreneur would do; she started her own firm, and IntellecTechs, Inc., was born. Prophet serves as the President and CEO, yet she views herself as part of big family where everyone is respected and treated equally.

IntellecTechs is an information technology firm whose specialties include: managed IT services and consulting, security, web design and training. There isn’t one aspect of the IT field IntellechTechs isn’t involved in.

“I have plans for this company to grow slowly while remaining strong financially,” said Prophet, confidently. “I want to teach my sons how to be entrepreneurs by keeping them engaged in the business. Within the company, employees are treated as family. We all take care of each other.”

IntellecTechs’s story begins with the end of Prophet’s time in the Navy. Her job required her to go out to sea, but she did not have a suitable family care plan. She loved what she was doing and says she would have spent her entire career in the Navy. However, family is the most important thing to her, and her decision came down to what was best for her son. So she separated from the service.

After leaving the Navy she worked for a defense contractor and eventually became the second in charge. During her time there the owners met their business goals and closed down, leaving her out of work. Shortly afterwards, Prophet joined a partnership in a small family-owned business. The primary partner only wanted to maintain its sales levels and had little interest in growing. Once again, the entrepreneurial drive in Prophet to expand and grow was not being met.

Prophet asked herself, “why can’t I start up my own firm?” So she resigned to do just that. She knew how to run a business but she didn’t know where to start. The first small business resource that came up on her internet search was the U.S. Small Business Administration’s website.

Prophet began visiting SBA’s website frequently. She found online training and a plethora of information needed to start her business. The material in the website was extremely beneficial for startups, especially the business plan section and the instructions to request and register a Dun and Bradstreet Number. The D-U-N-S number is required by the federal government to register for grants or contracts. She could look up everything on her own time without having to coordinate a meeting with an advisor.

“The SBA has programs for women-owned and disabled veteran-owned businesses,” said Prophet. “The website had plenty of advice and resources to use like how to get started. In a short time, I had my business registered and was ready to get going.”

Since those early startup days in 2008, IntellecTechs has grown significantly. Originally, she had two employees and is now up to 125. When she does hire new employees, her personal policy is only if they don’t go into debt to do so. Because of this, the company has been able to more than double their space in the current building.

Her oldest son Sam, now a 20 year-old business major, runs the accounting department. Those unfamiliar with IntellecTechs may not always make the connection to his mother because he runs a tight ship and often keeps his mother in check. Prophet’s 10-year old, Michael, frequently tags along with his older brother and mother helping out wherever he can.

Within the past few years she again received invaluable assistance from the SBA, joining SBA’s 8(a) Business Development Program to help meet her long term goals of strengthening the company. The program allows her to pursue additional federal contracting opportunities.

Prophet has received numerous offers to purchase her firm for millions of dollars. She has turned down each offer, as the business she has grown and the family she has created in her employees are her main focus. This culture continues to draw both new clients and new employees to her organization. Prophet will continue to build upon her success and is motivated to keep her sons engaged in the business. Eventually she hopes to pass the ownership of the company to them if they choose.

“My sons are a very important part of my life. To have a successful business and to have them a part of it is as good as it gets for me,” said Prophet. “I am proud of what my team has accomplished. I am truly lucky to have such a great family and support.”

The Virginia Beach-based business’s clients are spread out across the United States and within a few foreign countries. Regardless of location, Prophet says employees are always treated like family members. Like every family there is a level of disagreement, but in the end the job gets done and everyone supports each other.

Veteran Volunteer of the Year for 2016 Awarded to Hillary Doriguzzi

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Virginia Beach, VA- Hillary Doriguzzi has been awarded “Veteran Volunteer of the Year” for 2016. program is sponsored by IntellecTechs, Inc. (pronounced In-te-LEC-Teks), to support Veterans who are transitioning out of the military.  Ms. Doriguzzi has provided over 10 workshops with a variety of topics ranging from Resume 101 to LinkedIn training with the intent of employing Veterans with local Hampton Roads businesses.

The Now Hiring Veterans trainings occur on the second Wednesday of the month from 5PM-6PM.  The training classes are taught by Certified Trainers and typically take place at IntellecTechs offices located at 195 S. Rosemont Rd., Suite #103, Virginia Beach, VA.  There is NO COST for the training classes.

“Hillary’s commitment to serving Veterans and their causes is inspiring, honorable and so very much needed—her contributions have been tremendous,” said Mike Harris, President of IntellecTechs.

For more information about upcoming Veteran trainings, please visit

2017 State of Information Technology in Hampton Roads IntellecTechs CEO Jeri Prophet Panelist

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Virginia Beach, VA-  IntellecTechs, Inc. (pronounced In-te-LEC-Teks) announced that Founder and CEO, Jeri Prophet, served as a panelist on the 2017 State of Information Technology in Hampton Roads held at the Hilton Norfolk’s The Main in Norfolk, VA on August 22, 2017. Conference presentations and discussions included Homeland Security, A Look into Hybrid IT, Cybersecurity and Protecting Data.

Panelists at the 2017 State of Information Technology in Hampton Roads included: Peter Wallace, CIO, Virginia Beach; Dale Smith, Director of Technical Services, Sentara; Rusty Waterfield, CIO ODU; Moderator Deb Cassidy, CIO PRA, Visiting Professor, Department of Computer Science, Norfolk State University; Ryan Cochran, Chief Information Security Officer, Towne Bank; Steven H. DeBerry, CIO City of Norfolk; Andy Kowalski, CISO, head of Cyber Security for Jefferson Labs; Darek Dabbs, CTO Sera-Brynn; and Moderator Mary Ann (Malloy) Hoppa, PhD.

Prophet shared her experiences in the Information Technology field, and some of the challenges that a small business owner faces every day.

“It is always a pleasure sitting alongside Hampton Roads finest tech gurus. This conference brought together top-level leadership in Information Technology to discuss the challenges the field faces today and what tomorrows future generation will be facing,” said Jeri Prophet, Chief Executive Officer of IntellecTechs.

More than 200 individuals registered to attend the 2017 State of Information Technology in Hampton Roads conference.  The conference was organized by The Hampton Roads Innovation Collaboration and ConnX Event Solutions.  For more information about the 2017 State of Information Technology in Hampton Roads, please visit

IntellecTechs, Inc. Ranks No. 1806 on the 2017 Inc. 5000

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Inc. Magazine Unveils 36th Annual List of
America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies – the Inc. 5000

IntellecTechs, Inc. Ranks No. 1806 on the 2017 Inc. 5000
with Three-Year Sales Growth of 213.86%

Virginia Beach, VA- August 17, 2017 – Inc. magazine has ranked IntellecTechs, Inc. No. 1806 on its 36th Annual Inc. 5000 List. The Inc. 5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list of the nation’s most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment— its independent small and midsized businesses. Companies such as Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Clif Bar, Under Armour and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees of the Inc. 5000.

“I feel so fortunate to be in business for nearly nine years but to have achieved this level of greatness seems surreal, thank you Inc. 5000 for recognizing IntellecTechs as #1806 on the 2017 Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Companies.  It has been an amazing journey so far, I look forward to where we go from here,” said Jeri Prophet, Founder and CEO of IntellecTechs.
The 2017 Inc. 5000, unveiled online at and with the top 500 companies featured in the September issue of Inc. (available on newsstands August 16) is the most competitive crop in the list’s history. The average company on the list achieved a mind-boggling three-year average growth of 481%. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue is $206 billion, and the companies on the list collectively generated 619,500 jobs over the past three years. Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at

“IntellecTechs is honored to be recognized by Inc. 5000 for our commitment to growth, excellence and customer service,” said Mike Harris, President of IntellecTechs.
The annual Inc. 5000 event honoring all of the companies on the list will be held from October 10 through 12, 2017 at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa in Palm Desert, CA. Speakers include some of the greatest entrepreneurs of this and past generations, such as former Ford president Alan Mullaly, FUBU CEO and founder and “Shark Tank” star Daymond John, Dollar Shave Club founder Michael Dubin, researcher and #1 New York Times bestseller Brené Brown, and Gravity Payments’ founder and CEO Dan Price.

ABOUT IntellecTechs, Inc.
IntellecTechs, is an 8(a) Certified by the Small Business Administration, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business, Veteran-Owned Small Business, Economically Disadvantaged Women Owned Small Business, a Small Disadvantaged Business, and premier provider of professional services to federal and commercial customers. Founded in 2008, the company currently employs over 100 employees across 22 states and 5 countries. IntellecTechs provides 24/7 computer support, networking, website design, software development and application hosting services, certification training and testing for businesses in Virginia Beach and surrounding cities. IntellecTechs’ core competencies include Information Technology (IT) governance encompassing portfolio management, financial management, enterprise architecture, policy writing and enforcement, resource planning, and IT process management.

CONTACT: To learn more information contact Tonya Harrell, 757-962-2487 or

More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000
The 2017 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2013 to 2016. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2013. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies – as of December 31, 2016. (Since then, some companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2013 is $100,000; the minimum for 2016 is $2 million; and revenue in 2016 exceeded revenue in 2013. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at

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The Inc. 5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony is an annual event that celebrates the remarkable achievements of these private companies. The event also offers informative workshops, celebrated keynote speakers, and evening functions.
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Local CEO Encourages Young Girls To Seek Entrepreneurship

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Virginia Beach, VA-  IntellecTechs, Inc. (pronounced In-te-LEC-Teks), Founder and CEO Jeri Prophet, spoke and inspired a group of young girls at an Envision Lead Grow event held at Old Dominion University’s Strome Entrepreneurial Center in Norfolk on August 3, 2017. Ms. Prophet emphasized to the attendees the importance of following their dreams and entrepreneurship.

Envision Lead Grow empowers young girls to chart their destiny and break the cycle of poverty for 1,000 middle school girls in underserved communities in the United States.  The seven-city bus tour ended in Norfolk, VA at the Old Dominion University’s Strome Entrepreneurial Center.

“It is always rewarding to be in front of a group of young women who are focused and already looking towards their future.  It warms my heart to be able to share my story and inspire our youth, knowing I could be standing in front of tomorrows’ leaders,” said Jeri Prophet, Founder and CEO of IntellecTechs.

For more information about Envision Lead Grow please visit

IntellecTechs Jeri Prophet 2017 Roaring Onward Saint Leo University

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Virginia Beach, VA, August 1, 2017 – IntellecTechs, Inc. (pronounced In-te-LEC-Teks), Jeri Prophet, Chief Executive Officer has been selected to be a member of the 2017 Roaring Onward Spotlight Program with Saint Leo University.  Ms. Prophet is the CEO/Founder of IntellecTechs, a full-service Information Technology (IT) small business providing services to both the commercial and government sectors.

Saint Leo University created The Roaring Onward Spotlight Program to recognize and celebrate outstanding alumni.  This program was designed to recognize alumni who have graduated within the last 10 years and exemplify the Saint Leo core values in both their personal lives and professional careers.

“I am honored to be recognized as a 2017 Saint Leo Roaring Onward recipient.  It means so much to be a member of such a prestigious group of alumni who embody great professional success but truly represent the university’s core values and want to make a difference in their communities.  As a proud daughter of a Veteran, and a Veteran myself it is my mission to ensure every day that I extend a helping hand whenever I can and I know that Saint Leo shares my commitment.  Thank you for this honor,” said Jeri Prophet, Chief Executive Officer of IntellecTechs.

The award will be presented at the 2017 Roaring Onward alumni Brunch with the President of Saint Leo University set for Saturday, November 4, 2017 in Virginia Beach, Virginia.  For more information about the Roaring Onward Spotlight Program visit

IntellecTechs Announces New Website Launch

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July 10, 2017

Tonya Harrell
(757) 962-2487

Virginia Beach, VA – IntellecTechs, Inc. (pronounced In-te-LEC-Teks), proudly announces the website launch of Carl Moen Sculpture.  This newly designed website offers seamless and effortless access to view the works of Carl Moen.

“Inspiration creates art – and art creates inspiration – Inspire children to be creative,” said Carl Moen.

For more information about Carl Moen Sculpture visit