MOULTRIE, Ga. — The son of the man for whom Willie J. Williams Middle School is named will be the featured guest speaker Saturday at the annual banquet of the Colquitt County NAACP.
Willie J. Williams Jr., a Moultrie native, is senior lead systems engineer with OGSystems, which provides technically advanced solutions to the Department of Defense and intelligence community. He resides in the Washington, D.C., area.
The banquet will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at the C.A. Gray Junior High School cafeteria. The theme will be “Overcoming Obstacles: The Impact of Strong Communities.”
Ticket prices are $35 for individuals and $200 for a reserved table of six. Call April Lee at (912) 346-5210 for more information.
In addition to his role with OGSystems, Williams is the founder and CEO of W2W Technologies, LLC, a full-service technology and web design provider for organizations of various sizes.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from Clemson University (2004) and a master of science degree in computer information systems from Boston University (2007). He received professional and civic recognition from the Black Engineer of the Year Awards 2014 Modern-Day Technology Leader Award, Alexandria (Va.) Chamber of Commerce’s 2019 “Top 40 under 40” Award, and the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. 2015 Superior Service Award.
In addition to his professional career, Williams is a strong community leader with a focus on serving underrepresented communities. He is a life member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, where he currently serves as the vice basileus (vice president) of the Psi Alpha Alpha Chapter in Fairfax County, Va. Prior to this role, he was basileus (president) of the Kappa Psi Chapter in Washington, D.C., for a number of years. He has held leadership roles at the chapter and district levels from undergraduate years through the present.
Williams’ community involvement also extends to organizations that are focused on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) advancement. He is a member of the National Society of Black Engineers, 100 Black Men of Greater Washington, D.C., Project Management Institute and the Scrum Alliance. In 2016, he co-founded Aspire 2 Inspire Foundation Inc., and currently serves on the board of directors. He is also on the board of directors for the Bernie L. Bates Foundation, Inc. Both entities are non-profit organizations that focus on mentoring and enhancing youth education through providing scholarships to minority students.