Summer 2018 JT&E-Suffolk Cookout and Family Day

On Friday, June 22, 2018, Joint Test and Evaluation – Suffolk (JT&E-Suffolk) held its annual summer cookout. As in past years, residents of JT&E-Suffolk were welcome to bring family members to join in on the fun! An invitation was also extended to SimIS, Inc., headquarters personnel, and several employees came to participate. Altogether, approximately 70… Read more »

SimIS Hosts “SimIS Summer STEM Camp”

 On Wednesday June 27th, SimIS Inc. hosted youth from the Horizons Hampton Roads Summer camp at our Portsmouth office for an interactive tour featuring some of SimIS latest technology which included a virtual reality gaming system, the AIMS CPR system and the building of robots at our lab at the ODU VMASC. Horizons Hampton Roads… Read more »

SimIS to sponsor 10 kids for Portsmouth PD PAL Summer Camp

On Monday June 25th, Dr Johnny Garcia and SimIS Inc. presented Portsmouth PD PAL (Police Athletic League) Summer Camp program with a check for $3000 which covers the cost for 10 children to attend the program. On hand we had Portsmouth PD Chief Tonya Chapman as well as Asst Chief Officer Greene. We are so… Read more »

SimIS attended the Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Employer Training Event

  On Thursday June 21st, SimIS traveled to Hampton Virginia for a day filled with impactful training on hiring and acquiring skilled veterans. The various company representatives present were given information on the levels of skill in the military and how to review a Veterans resume to aid in the proper selection of candidates. Representatives… Read more »

SimIS at Don Carey’s 2018 Reech foundation STEAM Camp Event

SimIS has done it again! SimIS Inc. brought innovation and creativity to the community this weekend by partnering with former Lions NFL player, Don Carey and his Reech Foundation. As a part of one of the initiatives of the foundation, Carey and his wife Lakeisha, sponsored a free STEAM Camp and Football day event at… Read more »

Our very own Johnny Garcia being interviewed by Andy Fox WAVY TV regarding economic development in Portsmouth!

As published by Wavy 10. The link above take connects to the video that was aired on the news.   PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Portsmouth City Hall could be moving. This is what Portsmouth Mayor John Rowe heard from City Manager Lydia Pettis Patton last Tuesday, “She had received an unsolicited proposal from Armada… Read more »

Congratulations to Dr. Johnny Garcia – Inside Business Entrepreneurial Excellence Award 2018 Honoree

Inside Business has announced Dr. Johnny Garcia, President of SimIS Inc., has been named as an Inside Business Entrepreneurial Excellence Award honoree of 2018. Presented by Inside Business and the Regent University School of Business & Leadership, the award honors individuals who exemplify the spirit of entrepreneurship by creating new businesses and services that are… Read more »

SimIS to attend Washington Technology Department of Homeland Security Industry Day

SimIS will be attending the Washington Technology Department of Homeland Security Industry Day taking place Friday, May 25, 2018 at The Ritz Carlton Tysons Corner in McLean, VA. This event brings together leading IT decision-makers from across DHS and its components to talk about their priorities and upcoming opportunities. This half-day event will give insight into DHS’s current… Read more »

SimIS Inc. | Portsmouth Small Business of the Year 2018

Taken from the article in the Virginia Pilot: Published on April 23, 2018 by Briana Adhikusuma   Johnny Garcia never thought about starting his own high-tech business until his boss suggested it. The current owner of SimIS Inc. in Portsmouth had other service businesses before, such as a beauty salon and antique shop. Technology was… Read more »