Avis Yates Rivers

President, CEO, and Tech Entrepreneur

Do you know how to diversify your tech workforce? Call Avis Yates Rivers. She can help. Avis is a Tech Entrepreneur, Champion of Change in STEM, and an IT Thought Leader. She is the President and CEO of Technology Concepts Group International, LLC (TCGi), and she is an information technology sponge.

She provides solutions through a full-service equipment leasing firm. TCGi specializes in IT Asset Management, IT Procurement Management and IT Tail Spend Management.

She is a director of the National Center for Women and Information Technology and was recognized as the White House Champion of Change in STEM

Avis is National Spokesperson for ‘Sit With Me,’ the NCWIT outreach campaign that encourages everyone to take a simple, yet symbolic step of sitting in a red chair to take a stand for technical women.

Avis also serves on the Board of the Women Presidents’ Educational Organization (WPEO), the Newark Regional Business Partnership (NRBP), and the NJ Small Business Development Centers.

Other awards and honors include Entrepreneur of the Year, Woman of Distinction, Shirley Chisholm Award for Business, Top 10 Women in Technology, Top 25 Leading Women Entrepreneurs & Business Owners, among many others.