American Technology Services (ATS) Named a Communitas Award Winner

ATS wins Communitas Award for its strong community involvement and commitment

6/25/2014American Technology Services, Inc. (ATS®) announced today that it has been named a winner of the Communitas Awards, an international effort governed by the Association of Marketing & Communication Professionals (AMCP), to recognize exceptional businesses, organizations, and individuals for excellence in community service and corporate social responsibility.

In the spirit of communitas – people helping people, Communitas award winners unselfishly give of themselves and their resources, as well as continually innovating the way they do business to benefit their communities. Communitas nominees are evaluated based on the extent and effectiveness of their community involvement programs. The size and potential scope of the nominee organizations are also taken into consideration.

ATS was founded with the primary purpose of bringing high-quality technology services to small and mid-sized organizations where both quality and affordability are critical. Throughout the years, by working extensively with many local and nonprofit clients, the company has developed a strong sense of responsibility for enhancing not only clients’ operations but also for supporting their social involvement efforts. While the bottom line is important to a business’ survival, ATS takes pride in its concerted effort to contribute to the well-being of clients, employees, other stakeholders, and the community in which it operates.  Each year, the company dedicates resources and commitment to foster growth in the community through helping families and children who are in need, assisting educational efforts, maintaining business integrity, and advocating for a sustainable environment.

“By recognizing individuals, organizations, and companies for their volunteerism and socially responsible business practices, we are hoping not only to bring attention to great programs, but are working with community-minded leaders to make the spirit of communitas an essential element of every business,” said Ed Dalheim, Executive Director of AMCP.

“The local community has provided great support to our business operations for more than twenty years, and it is our duty to give back to the community in return,” said Jeff Chandler, ATS President. “Being recognized by the Communitas Awards underscores ATS’ strong sense of responsibility and commitment to our community’s well-being.”

Learn more about ATS’ corporate social responsibility effort.

About the Communitas Awards

The Communitas Awards, an outgrowth of the pro bono recognition program of the Association of Marketing & Communication Professionals (AMCP), recognizes its winners for specific programs involving volunteerism, philanthropy or ethical, sustainable business practices. Some businesses, organizations, and individuals are also recognized as Leadership winners because of their excellence in multiple programs. Learn more about the awards at

About the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP)

Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP) is an organization consisting of thousands of creative professionals from corporate communication departments, advertising agencies, public relations firms, design shops, production companies, and free lancers. Each year, AMCP administers and judges the MarCom Awards, Hermes Creative Awards, and AVA Digital Awards. Combined, they receive about 10,000 entries a year. As part of its mission, AMCP gives grants to community organizations and underwrites a large portion of Communitas expenses. Learn more at

About American Technology Services, Inc. (ATS®)

American Technology Services, Inc. (ATS®) is a leading provider of comprehensive IT and web design and development services. Founded in 1994, the company has a strong track record of providing high-quality services to organizations of all sizes, from small and mid-sized associations and nonprofits, financial institutions, government contractors, and professional services firms to large corporations. ATS’ broad experience includes IT strategy & consultingmanaged IT services & network supportweb design & development, and managed hosting & cloud services. ATS is headquartered in Fairfax, VA with offices in Bethesda, MD, and Raleigh, NC. Learn more at

If you would like more information on this topic, please contact Jeff Chandler at 703.876.0300 or by email at

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