Ignite’s Director of Security, Carlos Embury, Named to AFCEA 40 Under 40 List

Leesburg, VA | April 4, 2023—AFCEA today announced its 2023 40 Under 40 List, among the list is Ignite’s Director of Security, Carlos Embury. The AFCEA 40 Under Forty award is given to forty individuals ages forty or under for their significant contributions in a technical science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) field by providing innovation, thought leadership, and support to their client or organizations using information technology (IT). 

“Carlos delivers unmatched skill, leadership, and professionalism to Ignite’s customers, as well as out-of-the-box solutions that fit their needs,” said Steve Pichney, Ignite CEO. “We’re very proud of Carlos for this achievement and consider ourselves and our customers lucky to have him as a valued leader in our organization.” 

“I’m honored to be included on this list of professional innovators,” said Carlos. “I hope to continue to provide my expertise and leadership to Ignite’s customers for years to come.” 

Carlos will accept his award as part of the AFCEA TechNet Cyber conference, held from May 2-4, 2023, in Baltimore.  

About AFCEA: AFCEA is a professional association that connects people, ideasideas, and solutions globally by developing networking and educational opportunities and providing them worldwide in an ethical manner. This enables military, government, industry, and academia to align technology to meet the needs of those who serve in critical areas, which include defense, security, cyber and intelligence. As a member-based, nonprofit 501(c)6 organization, AFCEA has a long history of encouraging innovation and advancing technology to ensure preparedness and security. AFCEA was officially formed in 1946, but their organizational roots trace back to the Civil War.  The association includes individual members and corporate members, and AFCEA’s international regional chapter network helps members build networks, grow relationships, and expand opportunities. AFCEA members and constituents include professionals in military, government, industry, and academia.   

About Ignite: At Ignite, we work to win the future together with you.  We help our customers win – delivering breakthrough digital innovations that transform large federal agencies. We position our employees to win – embracing a culture of advancement and growth through excellence and executing the best ideas. We ensure our partners win – providing the capabilities that earn the most valuable contracts. Our hand-picked expert IT architects, engineers, and consultants, each with an average of 15 years’ experience, deliver world-class cybersecurity, Agile, DevSecOps, Cloud, Hyper Automation, and Human Centered Design solutions. Headquartered in Ashburn, Virginia, Ignite holds CMMI-SVC/3, ISO 20000-1:2018, ISO 27001:2013, and ISO 9001:2015 certifications. Learn more at www.igniteitservices.com 


Contact: Joey Reid | jreid@igniteitservices.com | (703)-447-4339 

Carlos Embury | cembury@igniteitservices.com | (571) 451-9102 

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