Elkridge, MD. August 5, 2009 – Global performance improvement solutions provider General Physics Corporation (GP), the operating subsidiary of GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX), announced today that it has been awarded a contract by the City of Tampa UASI to design, conduct and evaluate a hurricane preparedness and response tabletop exercise.

The priority areas to be tested under this exercise program include Evacuation and Shelter in Place, Communications, Temporary Housing, Special Needs Populations, and Personal and Community Preparedness.

According to Craig Seger, Senior Vice President for GP’s Homeland Security and Emergency Management business unit, “GP is honored to provide this level of support to the residents of Tampa. Our Homeland Security and Emergency Management team brings a wealth of planning, training, assessment and exercise experience to aid the City of Tampa as they enhance the preparedness for hurricanes and other disasters that may impact the City and region.”

About GP
GP is the principal operating subsidiary of GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX). GP is a global performance improvement solutions provider of sales and technical training, e-Learning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. GP’s solutions improve the effectiveness of organizations by delivering innovative and superior training, consulting and business improvement services, customized to meet the specific needs of its clients. Clients include Fortune 500 companies, manufacturing, process and energy industries, and other commercial and government customers. Additional information may be found at http://www.gpworldwide.com.


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