GCubed Honored with SWaMmy Community Impactful Business Honor Award from the Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity

Stafford, Virginia – GCubed, an IT focused government contractor, is proud to announce its selection as a 2022 SWaMmy Community Impactful Business Honoree. GCubed Founder & CEO Vernon Green Jr., a retired Army Chief Warrant Officer, is pleased to accept this honor from the Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity.

Vernon Green Jr. says, “It is always a pleasure to be recognized for the amazing things our small company accomplishes on a daily basis. The culture and commitment of the GCubed team supports our mission first, people always philosophy and I am grateful for the award and this incredible team!”

Recipients of the 2022 SWaMmy Community Impactful Business Honor were selected from among over 180 applicants in demonstration of their support of their communities during the height of the Covid-19 Pandemic.

For more information about SBSD, please visit https://www.sbsd.virginia.gov/

GCubed Partners With AccessVR To Deliver Groundbreaking Technology

New Gateway to Virginia’s Emerging Immersive Technology Corridor AccessVR Lab at GCubed, VIPC, and Germanna Community College Prove the Power of Collaboration with the development of Nation’s First Immersive Learning Lab for Specialized Workforce Development

March 28, 2022 (Stafford, Virginia) – AccessVR and GCubed Enterprises, Inc. (GCubed), in association with the Virginia Innovation Partnership Corporation (VIPC), and Germanna Community College, are excited to announce that the Nation’s First Immersive Learning Lab for Specialized Workforce Development is right here in Virginia! The coalition hosted an invitation-only preview event on March 28, at the GCubed office suite in Stafford, Virginia. Participants had an opportunity to experience live VR demonstrations, interact with in-person and virtual role players, engage with industry leaders, and consider how to plan for the workforce of the future.

The AccessVR Lab at GCubed will bring XR (extended reality) immersive technologies to all sectors of society, creating a shared marketplace for the distribution of XR talent, services, products, and commercialized experiences here in the heart of Virginia’s immersive technology corridor. XR is an umbrella term that describes all immersive technologies that merge or extend the reality humans experience by blending virtual and physical worlds or creating a fully immersive experience. These technologies may include augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), and mixed reality (MR).

“We are excited that technologists in the Commonwealth are leading the way in the adoption of VR, AR, and MR technologies for workforce development. AccessVR and GCubed are emerging as thought leaders in the area of immersive training. Their abilities to help companies, colleges, public service agencies, and the military adopt these new technologies as immersive and effective job training tools is impressive.” said VIPC Chief Technology Officer David Ihrie.

The lab will serve as a training center for future content creators via apprenticeships, internships, and career certifications, and it will be the first of a growing network of immersive learning labs accessible to Virginia citizens and businesses to share knowledge, resources, training, and partnering opportunities. The space includes a Development Studio, a Conference Room/ Command Center, a TacMaze, 360 Video, and VR (virtual reality) editing suites, and offices.

“The lab is an exciting initiative that brings public/private government, corporate and academic leaders together to assist Virginia Commonwealth citizenry in accessing, adapting, and adopting the massive opportunities in virtual reality,” said Chief Immersive Officer J.J. Ruscella.

“With the proliferation of and advancement in XR technologies, the immersive virtual economy (and the COVID 19 pandemic) has pushed the need for individuals and organizations to embrace new technologies to connect ideas and talent within the workforce of the future, said GCubed CEO and G3CS Founder Vernon Green Jr. “We’re joining forces with AccessVR to make immersive learning a pivotal component of training and education available to everyone in the commonwealth. We want to establish Virginia as a leader and destination for those seeking not only the XR technologies but the workforce that will be trained and prepared by these technologies.”

For questions about the lab, contact Matt Watson at mwatson@accessvr.com and (540) 550-5935 or email info@accessvr.com.

AccessVR provides immersive technology thought leadership and Extended Reality (XR) production expertise in immersive learning, providing the innovation and the tools, strategies and knowledge to empower clients, partners, and citizens to engage the power of story within these technologies. It serves clients within the government, military, K-12 and higher education, healthcare, corporate and small business sectors to unlock human potential by expanding realities and contributing to a more connected and compassionate world. Accessvr.com

Founded in 2014, GCubed is a veteran-owned, 8(a) IT business with defense, civilian, and commercial past performance. Areas of expertise include network engineering, cybersecurity, and program management. The company is headquartered in Stafford, Va. with contractors across multiple sites in the greater Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. https://gcubedinc.com.

About VIPC

About Virginia Innova/on Partnership Corpora/on (VIPC)

Connecting innovators with opportunities. The nonprofit operations arm of the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority (VIPA), VIPC is the commercialization and seed stage economic development driver in the Commonwealth that leads funding, infrastructure, and policy initiatives to support Virginia’s innovators, entrepreneurs, startups, and market development strategies. VIPC collaborates with local, regional, state, and federal partners to support the expansion and diversification of Virginia’s economy.

Programs include: Virginia Venture Partners (VVP) | Virginia Founders Fund (VFF) |Commonwealth Commercialization Fund (CCF) | Smart Communities | Unmanned Systems | Entrepreneurial Ecosystems| Regional Innova-on Fund (RIF) | Federal Funding Assistance Program (FFAP) for SBIR & STTR | University Partnerships | Startup Company Mentoring & Engagement. For more information, please visit www.VirginiaIPC.org. Follow VIPC on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.

VIPC Media Contacts

Angela Costello, VP of Communications & Marketing

angela.costello@VirginiaIPC.org  757-870-6848

Germanna Community College is a public, comprehensive Virginia community college with campuses in Locust Grove, Fredericksburg, Stafford and Culpeper. It provides accessible, high quality educational and training opportunities that address the community’s diverse and changing learning needs. https://www.germanna.edu

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GCubed, Inc. & Non-Profit Partner G3 Community Services Launch Education & Career Initiative with Germanna Community College

Stafford, VA – GCubed and its non-profit partner G3 Community Services (G3CS) are proud to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Germanna Community College to create new Innovation Campus supporting IT education and career opportunities for students. The campus’ primary location will be located at 10 Center St., Suite 103, Stafford, VA. Vernon Green Jr., GCubed CEO and G3CS Founder, says, “I am excited to work with Germanna on this initiative. This relationship between industry and academia will foster a workforce development program that includes lab development, real-world challenges, internships, and ultimately employment in an industry that requires new talent immediately. Our vision includes Germanna students involved with the Innovation Campus, developing coding and IT skills, potential sponsorship for a security clearance for those students showing the greatest potential, and eventually hiring them or matching them with career opportunities. This is a combination of higher education and on the job training that we feel can produce a ready workforce. This as a great opportunity for the region!”  Dr. Janet Gullickson, President of Germanna Community College, says, “Partnering with GCubed Enterprises and G3 Community Services represents the best possible industry-higher education enterprise. Germanna Community College students and faculty will experience cutting-edge, real-life learning and equipment and GCubed Enterprises will have a better-educated, advanced pool of talented students from which to hire. This relationship includes internships, research and lab use, opportunities not readily available to community college students.”

Activities and demonstrations for this initiative are to be held at GCubed and G3CS facilities, or the Fredericksburg Center for Advanced Technology (FredCAT). Details, such as times and dates of events, are forthcoming.  About GCubed Founded in 2014, GCubed is a veteran-owned, 8(a) IT business with defense, civilian, and commercial past performance. Areas of expertise include network engineering, cybersecurity, and program management. The company is headquartered in Stafford, Virginia, with contractors across multiple sites in the greater Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. For more information, please visit https://gcubedinc.com About G3 Community Services G3CS is a Stafford, Virginia non-profit focused on improving lives and strengthening communities. Through GCubed’s support from employee volunteers and donations, G3CS operates programs benefiting local youth, veterans, aspiring entrepreneurs, and those less fortunate in the Stafford region. For more information, please visit https://www.g3cs.org.  About Germanna Community CollegeGermanna is one of the 23 community colleges in Virginia that comprise the Virginia Community College System. It’s a two-year public institution of higher education established in 1970. As a comprehensive community college, Germanna provides quality, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities for the residents of the City of Fredericksburg and the counties of Caroline, Culpeper, King George, Madison, Orange, Spotsylvania, and Stafford. For more information, please visit https://www.germanna.edu.

GCubed Honored with Fourth Consecutive HIRE Vets Award from the U.S. Department of Labor 

GCubed is proud to announce its selection as a 2021 Platinum HIRE Vets Medallion Award recipient! GCubed Founder & CEO Vernon Green Jr., a retired Army Chief Warrant Officer, is pleased to accept this honor from the U.S. Department of Labor for the fourth consecutive year.  

Vernon Green Jr. says, “For three years we were honored to receive the Gold Medallion Award and this year, for the first time, we achieved the Platinum Award. This is a demonstration of our commitment to help transition and hire veterans into our organization because we know the value they bring to our team. Their leadership and commitment to mission success are unparalleled. Their work ethic and ability to perform under pressure are unmatched. We are honored to receive this award and will continue to support veterans and their families!” 

Recipients of the 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Award meet rigorous employment and veteran integration assistance criteria, including veteran hiring and retention percentages; availability of veteran-specific resources; leadership programming for veterans; dedicated human resource efforts; pay compensation and tuition assistance programs for veterans. More than 1,400 employers have earned a HIRE Vets Medallion Award since 2018. 

For more information about the HIRE Vets Medallion Program, please visit www.hirevets.gov

GCubed Ranks No. 153 on Financial Times 2021 List of The Americas’ 500 Fastest Growing Companies 

GCubed ranked No. 153 on the Financial Times 2021 List of The Americas’ 500 Fastest Growing Companies. The rating is the result of a joint project by the Financial Times and Statista consisting of months of research, public calls, intensive database research, and directly contacting tens of thousands of companies. This list represents the 500 outstanding companies among the millions of North and South American businesses.

GCubed Founder & CEO Vernon Green Jr. said, “So many companies were affected by COVID, civil unrest, and injustices across our Nation. I am proud that GCubed has remained profitable, but more so I am proud we have been a platform for community safety, equity, and justice for all. Our growth will continue to be utilized towards developing strong leaders, promoting excellence in all missions, and providing service and advocacy to our communities.

AboutTheFinancial Times Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies 2021 
The FT list was compiled with Statista, a research company, and ranks entrants from across the Americas by compound annual growth rate (CAGR) in revenue between 2016 and 2019. To see the full list and methodology, visit https://www.ft.com/content/ac773779-98ba-442d-a1f2-a14f1a67ddfe