Kenneth E. Ampy

Board member

As Astyra’s Chief Executive Officer, he is responsible for the company’s overall leadership, direction, and vision; raising the business community’s awareness of the corporation.

He has firsthand experience in all phases of project execution, management, analysis and design, development, testing and implementation. His leadership skills and knowledge of technology have become the foundation of Astyra’s rapid and successful growth.

Mr. Ampy is very active in the business community. He is directly involved with and has held senior leadership roles in several business and nonprofit organizations to include: Metropolitan Business League (Chairman), University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business, Science Museum of Virginia, Virginia Council of CEO's, Minority Business Development Advisory Board for the City of Richmond, Venture Richmond, Virginia Early Childhood Foundation, Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce, Greater Richmond Technology Council, Virginia Hi-Tech Partnership, and Big Brothers Big Sisters.

In 2005, Mr. Ampy was appointed by Governor Mark Warner, and reappointed in 2009 by Governor Tim Kaine, to serve on the Board of Visitors of his alma mater, Old Dominion University. In this role, Mr. Ampy has served as the Chairman of the Academic and Research Advancement Committee, Chairman of the Student Advancement Committee, and as Secretary of the Board. In 2014, Governor McAuliffe appointed Mr. Ampy to the Virginia Biotechnology Research Park Authority in which he serves as the Chairman of the Governance Committee.

Mr. Ampy attended Executive Management Programs at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business, the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, and the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.