We believe each individual can be the best expression of themselves, and by committing to this mission, we create a positive ripple effect that touches our co-workers, clients and partners. We’re impacting people, not just the bottom line.
Agio’s culture is a blend of who we are and what we aspire towards, which is to deliver the most secure and reliable information systems to the world’s most prestigious entities. We invest in our culture to help us attract the best people, do our best work, and be our best selves. This living, breathing culture is deliberate and it’s also our expectation guide for success. Learn more from our CEO, Bart McDonough in his talk on culture.
CEO, Bart McDonough, discusses Agio culture.
Master the Fundamentals
Crawl before you walk; walk before you run. Establish a groundwork of practice, discipline, and attention to detail. Cracks in an unstable foundation show over time. So, take the time to hone in your craft and set yourself up for success.
There are no wallflowers at Agio. Say what needs to be said when it needs to be said. Ask the question everyone else is afraid to. It’s about being candid. Direct feedback and informed opinions are encouraged and expected.
Add, tweak, delete. Progress is impossible without change. Keep your mind open, and remember to bite size it – incremental growth day-by-day yields massive results over time.
Communicate to illuminate, and then communicate some more. Don’t be afraid to commit to the client and establish expectations. Instill confidence and gain loyalty to create lasting relationships.
Be Bigger Than Your Job
Risk your comfort zone to challenge the status quo. Weigh in cross-departmentally and stay curious. When you connect the dots and contribute to teams outside of your own, you create change that separates Agio from the rest.
"Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes..."
"There are no facts, only interpretations. That is a fact!"
"Good luck is when opportunity and preparation meet."
"I surround myself with assets, not liabilities."
"Anything in life can be understood via a dating analogy."
"I may not be able to direct the wind, but I can adjust the sails...and drink rosé along the way."
"It's ok to hoot with the owls all evening as long as you can soar with the eagles come morning."
"Never be daunted."
"The enemy of good is better. The enemy of great is perfect!"
"Loyalty means I am down with you whether you are wrong or right. But I will tell you when you are wrong and help you get it right."
"First rule of aviation...don't forget to fly the plane."
“If Not Excellence, What? If Not Excellence Now, When?”
"When you do things right, people won't be sure you've done anything at all."
"If it's not in the case notes, it didn't happen."
"Someone who figures that taking a step back after taking a step forward is not a disaster...it's more like a Cha-Cha."
"Great moments are born from great opportunity."
"Everything is possible. The impossible just takes longer." – Dan Brown, Digital fortress
"If you can’t laugh at yourself, call me, I have no problem laughing at you.”
Giving back is not just a benefit of working at Agio – it’s engrained in our culture. We’re passionate about creating a stimulating and engaging environment that provides employees with a greater purpose. We invest in giving back and employee volunteerism to create stronger communities locally and worldwide.
A brighter future starts with giving back.
Every year, Agio strives to make an impact in the lives of others by giving monetarily to causes that change the world. So far, we’ve given $30,000 to incredible organizations including St. Judes and Wounded Warrior Project. But that’s not all. Every year, we hold a competition between our service teams, awarding the winner with $5,000 to be given to a charity of their choice.
Volunteer Time Off
Since Agio Gives Back (AGB) launched last year, employees have been engaging with non-profits, schools, and local communities, making a positive social impact. Employees are given 32 hours of paid time offto support meaningful causes of their choice. Every Agio employee is empowered to change the world in their own way.