Elkridge, MD. October 6, 2010 – Global performance improvement solutions provider General Physics Corporation (GP), the operating subsidiary of GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX), today announced that its Option Six division was honored with the 2010 Mid-sized Business of the Year Award by the Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, September 22, at the Bloomington/Monroe County Convention Center. The Business of the Year Awards recognize organizations based on their size and evidence of growth relative to the rest of the industry in employees, sales volume and profitability.

The Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce presented 13 Chamber and Community Awards, recognizing individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to their community, businesses and employees. More than 600 attendees were on hand for the luncheon and award ceremony.
Option Six produces custom online and blended training solutions for clients worldwide. Specializing in the development of performance-driven learning, Option Six has demonstrated a unique ability to produce highly engaging and verifiably effective online and blended training programs for their clients most critical needs.

Bill West, Vice President for GP’s Option Six division, stated, “It is gratifying that our accomplishments are broadly noticed, and we are truly honored to be nominated and recognized by the Bloomington Chamber for this award. This award symbolizes the continued excellence we strive for in all that we do.”

Don Duquette, GP Executive Vice President stated, “Option Six gives GP tremendous custom content development capabilities to serve the pharmaceutical industry.  We can create programs for all business functions, including HR, compliance, medical, manufacturing, marketing, legal, sales and product training.”

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.

Contacts:

Scott N. Greenberg
Chief Executive Officer
(410) 379-3640

Sharon Esposito-Mayer
Chief Financial Officer
(410) 379-3636

Jamie Coffey
Director, Communications
(443) 255-3400