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A certified 8(a) SBA small disadvantaged business

TUVA, LLC (TUVA) is a certified 8(a) SBA small disadvantaged business created in 2013 that specializes in providing information technology services to the federal, civilian, and commercial organizations. Services include networking, enterprise IT, cybersecurity, wireless, logistics and mission support services.

TUVA is a subsidiary of Akima, LLC, the government services subsidiary of NANA Regional Corporation, an Alaska Native Corporation owned by approximately 14,000 Iñupiat shareholders.

Well known in the industry as a socially and ethically responsible business, TUVA’s corporate culture is steeped in the values and ethics that flow from its Alaska Native leaders. These values distinguish TUVA as “a corporation for a higher cause,” where a substantial portion of profits are dedicated to elevating the NANA Community of rural North West Alaska and its people to lives of self-sufficiency and a sustainable, productive future.

It is our mission to improve the quality of life for our shareholders by maximizing economic growth, protecting and enhancing our lands, and promoting healthy communities with decisions, actions, and behaviors inspired by our Iñupiat Ilitqusiat values consistent with our core principles. The Corporation also leads the way among Alaska Native Corporations in providing consistent dividends and in supporting comprehensive cultural, social, religious and community, initiatives, programs and projects.

TUVA is headquartered in Herndon, Virginia and has contracts all throughout the U.S., including Alabama, California, Texas, and Washington. TUVA embrace a customer-focused philosophy. We are invested in developing trusted partnerships and making long-term commitments to help ensure our customers’ success.

Our Culture

TUVA’s day-to-day business operations are guided by our values which are adopted from our Iñupiat shareholders. Living in the harshest of environments, they know the importance of teamwork, respect and integrity. We embrace these values, foster a professional environment for our employees and promote the idea that passion and perseverance can help us achieve the impossible.

Our History