Virginia's Governor Warner Appoints Astyra Corporation CEO to Leadership Role; Ken Ampy to Serve on Board of Visitors for Old Dominion University.RICHMOND, Va. -- The Honorable Mark Warner, Governor of Virginia The Governor of Virginia serves as the chief executive of the Commonwealth of Virginia for a four-year term. The position is currently held by Democrat Tim Kaine. Qualifications , announced the appointment of Astyra's Chief Executive Officer Ken Ampy to a four-year term on Old Dominion University's Board of Visitors. Ampy is a 1990 graduate of the University, and has leveraged the computer science and entrepreneurial skills honed there to great success as a founder and the CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of one of Richmond's fastest growing private companies. A native Virginian, Ampy is a significant contributor to his community, donating time to the Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce (GRCC GRCC Grand Rapids Community College (Michigan)
GRCC Green River Community College (Auburn, Washington)
GRCC Gloucestershire Rural Community Council
GRCC Glen Ridge Country Club (Glen Ridge, NJ) ), Team Up Richmond and the Leadership Metro Richmond program.
"Ken Ampy brings a first-rate business background and a vibrant personality to our Board of Visitors," said Dr. Roseann Runte, Old Dominion University “ODU” redirects here. For other uses, see ODU (disambiguation).
The university was recently named one of the best colleges in the Southeast by The Princeton Review. President. "I look forward to working closely with him to drive our strategic goal of gaining a national reputation for excellence and creating a climate encouraging research and academic growth."
Ampy's work as an executive committee member with GRCC will provide a foundation for achieving these goals. "As I've gotten to know Ken, I have seen his drive in action. He exceeds the goals he sets, and then sets his sights higher," confirmed James Dunn, President and CEO of the Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce.
Ampy lives in Chesterfield, Va with his wife LaTrice, a 1991 graduate of the University, and their two children.
About Astyra Corporation
Astyra Corporation delivers technology integration, project planning and management, outsourcing and vendor management solutions to government agencies, enterprises and network carriers and equipment providers. With domain expertise in Medicaid and HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act of 1996, Public Law 104-191) Also known as the "Kennedy-Kassebaum Act," this U.S. law protects employees' health insurance coverage when they change or lose their jobs (Title I) and provides standards for patient health, technology services, GIS technology, telecom and IT services, and mainframe application development and transition, Astyra has experience satisfying customers that include Unisys (NYSE NYSE
See: New York Stock Exchange :UIS (graphics, programming) UIS - A VMS graphics programming interface package for VAXstations. ), GE Financial (NYSE:GE), the Commonwealth of Virginia, Capital One (NYSE:COF) and Timmons Group. Astyra is headquartered in Richmond, Va., with presence in Washington, DC and Louisiana. For more information visit www.astyra.com.