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About us

Established in Olympia Washington in 2016 , Aegis Institute is an inspiring community of intelligent and genuinely nice people from across the country and around the world.

The fundamental purpose of Aegis Institute is learning, not teaching. Here, you learn how to learn.

Dr. April Holland

Founder, Aegis Institute of Philosophy and Business

Meet The Team

Joseph Ritchwood

Interim Executive Director & Member of B.O.D

He served 4 years in the United States Marine Corps, with combat experience and an honorable discharge.He was a development instructor and worked alongside Humana People to People in the fight against global poverty. He is also the founder of World Digital Marketing Services.

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Joseph Ritchwood

Interim Executive Director

Dr. Robert Fox

Chief of Education