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Levi WIlson

Vice President, Customer Focus

Former Marine Corps Sargent Major, joined ADS June 2003

In the Marines, I learned to listen. I knew if I could listen, I could lead. It is a great privilege to lead at ADS and to have been here for twenty years growing the company and listening from the very early days. In many ways, ADS reminds me of the Marine Corps.

We gel, we’re a team that is hungry to move forward, to get better, and we are hungry to take care of our customers. Our priorities have remained the same: be very responsive, do what we say we will do, and solve tough problems. We work hard like a family. We have fun like a family. We take care of our people like family.”


Olivia Leaf

Supplier Account Manager, Exped Team

Joined ADS October 2021

“My dad served 26 years in the Navy, so I always loved the idea of contributing to those who serve. ADS is a very rewarding place to work, we supply equipment to the military who is fighting for our freedom day in and day out, and we’re really making a difference for them.

I know that the shelters I help supply are housing our soldiers and giving them places to sleep and wash overseas, so I work hard with suppliers and my team to make sure that warfighters are getting the best quality quickly. ADS is a rewarding and fun environment, I get to spend my days doing work that I’m proud of at a place that I love.”


Tonya Criss

Senior Inside Sales Rep

Prior Air Force, joined ADS July 2022

Working at ADS has been the perfect way to continue to serve military members after my time serving our country.

I’m in sales, but it’s not a traditional sales position because we’re so focused on serving our customers. The most important thing at ADS is the mission, getting our customers everything that they need to protect us.


a team united

highlights of life at ads

our purpose
our purpose
The ADS team is committed to serving those who serve. We actively seek out and find the best equipment and effective solutions to support over 10,000 defense customers worldwide. We are driven by a steadfast commitment to delivering innovative solutions to support the mission-critical work of our customers.
our community
our community
Our shared values make it easy for us to come together. ADS is deeply invested in serving our community. We are committed to actively participating in volunteer initiatives, charitable events, and partnerships that positively impact Virginia Beach and the larger military community.
our development
our development
ADS prioritizes the professional development of its employees through tailored training programs. We believe in empowering our team members to continually enhance their skills and knowledge, ensuring their success and the continued advancement and growth within our organization.
our team
our team
There is no shortage of ways to get involved and to get to know your colleagues at ADS. Whether giving back to the community, playing intermural sports, or at an ADS family event, we are excited to spend time with colleagues away from our desks fostering camaraderie that extends beyond the workplace.

Brock Baker

Inside Account Manager: Former Sales Development Associate program participant

Joined ADS December 2022

I joined ADS through our Sales Development Associate program, which is our sales training boot camp. The SDA program opened my eyes to the industry and gave me all the necessary tools I needed to take my career to the next level.

When I joined ADS, I was looking for a place to call home. I am so proud to have a purpose and meaning and a team that I love spending time with. I wake up every day excited to come to the office, ADS has exceeded my expectations.

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Kate Kinnear

Vice President, Contracts

United States Olympian, joined ADS January 2003

I fell in love with the company and the mission 21 years ago. Before joining ADS, I was representing our country playing a sport that I loved, wearing red, white, and blue. After my athletic career, it became my honor to represent those wearing military uniforms and find a way to serve our country off the field.

ADS operates with integrity, focus, and a “want” inside of each team member that drives the whole company, as each person sets out to be more than themselves. I’m proud of how we’ve held onto our values and beliefs, continue to execute under pressure, and make the impossible a reality for commands that are deployed.

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Blake Kozlik

Regional Account Manager, NAVSEA team

Joined ADS October 2021

“For me, the most rewarding part of my job is investing in others on the team. At the end of the day, I don’t feel like I’ve studied enough until I can teach something that I’ve mastered to others.

I’ve been fortunate that ADS gives me the freedom and opportunities to learn to accelerate my career. I love working on behalf of the warfighter and being a force multiplier on the team to help my colleagues, and ADS succeed.”

our guiding principles

These core values serve as a compass for the actions we take and the decisions we make.


Our all-in commitment to our customers means constructively questioning behaviors and activities that run counter to our mission and values. We are committed to keeping our eye on the goal and following through.


Digging beneath the obvious is the key to our success. We aren't afraid to go beyond expectations in order to uncover the real problems so that we can provide the best solution.


We believe in displaying an infectiously energizing spirit, approaching challenges and change with positivity, and being a battery charger for those around us.


Giving up is not an option. Our indomitable will to win and 100% effort sets us apart and allows us to turn ideas into results.


The ADS Team is known for challenging the status quo and identifying new ways to solve problems. This applies to both customer's problems and getting work done.


We hold each other and ourselves accountable to follow through on commitments, own up to mistakes and meet or beat deadlines.

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