TEKsystems Sponsors Pat Tillman Foundation’s Pat's Run for Seventh Year
April 5, 2022 | HANOVER, MD
Part of TEKsystems’ ongoing commitment to supporting active military, veterans and spouses
TEKsystems, a global provider of technology, business and talent solutions for more than 80% of the Fortune 500, announces its continued sponsorship of the Pat Tillman Foundation’s 18th annual Pat’s Run, Saturday, April 23, 2022. Funds raised from Pat’s Run support the Tillman Scholars program, which supports military service members, veterans and spouses with scholarships, leadership development and a global community of high-performing peers.
TEKsystems’ partnership with the Pat Tillman Foundation is part of the company’s larger commitment to supporting U.S. active military, veterans and spouses. Over the past several years, TEKsystems has helped nearly 20,000 servicemen and servicewomen pursue their career aspirations in a wide variety of technology-related fields.
“We’re proud of our partnership with the Pat Tillman Foundation,” says Jay Alvather, president of TEKsystems. “We believe building tomorrow is more than accelerating business outcomes—it’s about creating significant opportunity for all and supporting those who have served. At TEKsystems, we’re committed to helping those in the military community transition purposefully into their next career.”
Held annually to honor the legacy of Pat Tillman, Pat’s Run winds through the streets of Tempe, Arizona, home to TEKsystems’ West Coast corporate headquarters. The day’s festivities culminate at Sun Devil Stadium, including a 4.2-mile walk/run and 0.42-mile Kids Run. Participants can also take part in virtual options and Tillman Honor Runs with the foundation’s partners at Arizona State University. All are encouraged to share their experience on social media using hashtags #PatsRun22, #PushingLimits and #TEKRunswithPat. Organizers and participants alike are thrilled to be back in person in 2022.
The remarkable dedication and resiliency of the military community aligns with our core values at TEKsystems—we strive for excellence through serving others.
“TEKsystems’ support of our more than 750 Tillman Scholars as we develop them into the next generation of leaders has meant so much to us over the years, and we’re grateful for their sponsorship as we bring our community back together in 2022 to celebrate our scholars,” says Dan Futrell, chief executive officer of the Pat Tillman Foundation. “Our 2022 theme is Pushing Limits. We want to remember Pat’s passion for pushing his own limits and think about how the challenges we’ve all faced over the past two years have made us stronger and inspired us to follow passion and push limits in our own lives.”
“The remarkable dedication and resiliency of the military community aligns with our core values at TEKsystems—we strive for excellence through serving others,” says Meg Cortezi, vice president of employee experience at TEKsystems and new member of the Pat Tillman Foundation’s board of directors. “I’m honored to be a part of the foundation and help empower the next generation of leaders to continue their service beyond self and positively impact their communities.”
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About the Pat Tillman Foundation
The Pat Tillman Foundation identifies remarkable veterans and military spouses as the next generation of leaders and helps them scale their impact as they enter their next chapter of service beyond self through academic scholarships, lifelong leadership development, and a global community of peers and supporters. For more information on the Pat Tillman Foundation and the impact of the Tillman Scholars, visit pattillmanfoundation.org.