Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Location: Duluth, Georgia
Industry: IT Services
Change is something to embrace, and Will Nobles knows this firsthand. He went from a bulldozer operator to one of the top cybersecurity experts in the world.
As the Founder and CEO of Vector Choice, Will Nobles has a constant goal to spark change for the better and to embrace it. “Influence comes from within, and my goal is to focus on my ability to inspire and motivate my employees as well as teach them to do the same,” said Nobles. “Influence has nothing to do with titles or even my title, for that matter. It comes down to being accountable, having a vision that people want to champion, and gaining the trust of those around you.”
Nobles said he must ensure his behavior is always intentional and focused on clear objectives and goals for Vector Choice to gain trust and be influential in the industry.
Vector Choice is a managed IT service provider with the mission is to provide business-critical IT services for organizations that heavily depend on information technology.
With a passion for computers at a young age, Noble hails from five generations of blue-collar workers and farmers, yet he decided to forge a new path.
He became the first generation of college graduates and laid out a strategy to open his own IT firm and grow into a multi-million-dollar company. In 2008, he took a leap of faith and launched Vector Choice.
Nobles is now recognized as a top cybersecurity expert with two IT degrees and many certifications. Since founding Vector Choice, Nobles and his team have grown the firm to become one of the leading managed security service providers in the country.
“Will has taken his career from not only being the Founder and CEO of a technology company, but has turned into an award-winning speaker, author and media personality on topics such as leadership, business growth, marketing, technology and cyber security,” said his colleagues.
Nobles credits the success to a clear set of core values that has been embedded into the culture at Vector Choice. “The capacity of running a company with a foundation of core values sustains long-term success, valuable leadership empowerment for all employees and a company culture valuing benchmark achievement,” Nobles said. “All interactions, communication and actions are embedded in quality oriented goals of leading by example.”
Will holds an extremely busy schedule with running a company, being a sought-after guest speaker and security expert, and is even a mentor to other MSPs. All of this and Will is still very much a family man. In fact, Will is a coach to all three of his children's baseball and softball teams, rarely, if ever, missing a game or practice.