Dr. Nannette “Net” Stangle-Castor founded IVT in 2004 to pursue her passion for improving society’s health and well-being through her unique skill set. Net has an unmatched ability to grasp the big picture, comprehend the details, and appreciate workforce dynamics and resource constraints. She excels at developing pragmatic strategies that reach across silos, are implementable, and are welcomed by key stakeholders. Under her leadership, IVT has successfully helped government agencies, research universities, non-profits, and corporate clients think and act strategically, connecting innovation to real-world application.
Always ahead of the curve, IVT has had a fully virtual working environment since its founding in 2004. By offering a unique and flexible work environment, Net has attracted a diverse and innovative team.
“If our people love what they do, are encouraged to help and support one another, and are given the flexibility to work in the way that best fits their lifestyle, they will produce great work.”Dr. Nannette Stangle-Castor
IVT is a certified Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB), NC Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) in the state of North Carolina, and NC Small Business Enterprise (NCSBE) firm.
Our skilled team brings decades of experience and smart work in both technical and creative fields. This combination enables us to deliver the power of a large firm with the agility of a small business. We often supplement our team with “friends of IVT”—specialized professionals that bring just the right expertise to our clients when needed.
We believe that integrity in the workplace matters. We are proud to partner with clients who share our vision of making the world a better place through the work that we do together.
Organizations We Proudly Support
Generosity is part of our DNA. We are passionate about giving back to our local and global community. We are proud to support the following organizations:
Examples of how we invest our time, talent, and financial support into organizations who share our values can be seen in the following news stories.