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AQIWO Logo consisting of the words AQIWO in black with a feather for the Q descender all inside a star

AQIWO (a-key-wo): Shooting star 

Established in 2002, AQIWO is a Native American owned and managed information services firm headquartered in Vienna, Virginia. At AQIWO, we are deeply committed to our talented professionals who offer a full range of information technology and program management support. Our customers include intelligence, defense, and civilian government agencies.


More importantly, AQIWO is an integrated team of Management and Information Technology Professionals dedicated to client success and overall improvement and contribution to the Information Technology services community. The passionate drive that fuels our company is reflected in our ability to consistently make a difference in our clients' environment(s) and mission success.

Through highly qualified and responsive people,
AQIWO promises to share risk with our partners and provide responsive ownership of our commitments.



Stephen Mills

Stephen M. Mills, MBA is the Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of AQIWO, Inc. Stephen is not just an Entrepreneur, but an “Indianpreneur.”

As a Native American Chumash of North Central California, he is an advocate for Native American affairs and Commerce. 

Read Stephen Mills' Story

Senior Vice President/COO

Eric Blackmon

As Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Eric L. Blackmon leads and has oversight responsibilities for AQIWO’s corporate functions/operations, business development, service/product delivery, and personnel development activities.


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We help customers achieve greater cost flexibility.


We help customers facilitate agile environment.


We help customers 

deliver exemplary & dependable performance.


We help customers realize increased precision & productivity.


We help customers predict & minimize risk.

We Are

Contract Vehicles

Through Stars II, we are able to provide our customers with Stars II and Small Business credit.

Our Current Contract Vehicles


Throughout our 20 years of service, we have received numerous awards and other types of recognition.

Awards We Have Received

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