Member Spotlight by Avaap
Provide us with a brief summary of your business’ services
Avaap is an industry-focused technology management and advisory services partner known for delivering strategic technology solutions and exceptional customer experiences. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio with offices and customers around the country, Avaap has an expert consulting team with deep experience in healthcare, higher education, government, professional services, and other industries.
Tell us about your company’s mission and values
Avaap’s mission is to be the most successful industry-focused technology management and advisory services partner known for delivering outstanding customer experiences in the markets we serve.
We live by five core values:
• Passion: We are relentless in pursuing personal and professional excellence and achievement in everything we do.
• Transparency: We communicate honestly and openly with colleagues and clients.
• Collaborative: We work as one team to achieve boundless success for our clients, business, and each other.
• Innovative: We are innovative, intellectually curious, and challenge the status quo to lead our industry.
• Genuine: We are genuine in doing the right thing and being fully invested in building a better environment for our clients, communities, and each other.
What are the services you use the most (or are looking forward to using) from the Columbus Chamber?
We appreciate the opportunity to connect with other organizations in Columbus who are chamber members. Making connections with other local thought leaders has been important to our brand development, growth strategies, and recruitment efforts. The Columbus Chamber is a resource that allows us to increase awareness in the community, improve volunteerism for events such as Pelotonia and the American Heart Association, and identify other businesses we want to connect with locally.
How do you stay engaged with trends that you see in your industry?
All employees are encouraged to use their allotted training benefits each year to achieve new certifications through trainings, conferences, classes, and more. Avaap employees hold two certifications or advanced degrees on average. Avaap is proud of our many employees who present at conferences and user groups in Columbus, publish thought leadership articles, host webinars, and take time to network with other chamber members.
What is your company culture like?
Avaap is committed to cultivating a team of individuals who love their work and want to make a difference for their clients. Employee experience, openness to innovation, and drive for customer success are at the heart of everything we do. Despite our ongoing rapid growth, Avaap has remained true to its roots, prioritizing people as its greatest asset.
What does it take to be a successful employee at your company?
Successful employees at Avaap thrive because of their passion and commitment to driving success for themselves, their colleagues, and their clients. Avaap employees respect one another, are innovative, and collaborate to help solve our customers greatest challenges.
What makes Columbus such a great place to do business?
Columbus is a special place due to the diverse caliber of talent, amenities of a big city, and small-town charm. Each year, the city grows, yet it somehow maintains the midwestern community feel that we all know and love. We are proud to call Columbus home!