On July 11, 2019, the men of Psi Alpha Alpha (PsiAA) Chapter, Third District, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. celebrated Bro. Willie "W.J." Williams, Jr., was awarded a "Top 40 under 40" Award by the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce at the United Way Worldwide building. The "40 under 40" program was established in 2016 by the Chamber to recognize top men and women, age 40 and under, engaged in a variety of fields including business, technology, nonprofit management, civic life, public service, education, and the arts, who are shaping Alexandria for the future. The Chamber recognized W.J as one of these such people.
W.J. is currently a Senior Systems Engineer with OGSystems in the Alexandria area. He is also the Founder & CEO of W2W Technologies, LLC, a small company he started that is a full-service technology, design, development and support company that provides clients/organizations of various sizes with quality work to help entrepreneurs establish their brands and support their companies. W.J. has worked in the aerospace and defense industry for over 14 years, supporting the Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area. He is a 2004 graduate of Clemson University and a 2007 graduate of Boston University. W.J. has earned recognition at the IMPACT Awards, National Engineers Week, and received The Modern-Day Technology Leader Award at the Black Engineer of the Year Award Conference.
In addition to his passion professionally, he is also a strong community leader with a focus on serving under-represented communities and promoting STEM awareness and engagement. He is an active member and leader in the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., Co-Founder and Board member for the Aspire 2 Inspire Foundation, and Board member for the Bernie L. Bates Foundation.