GP Strategies Awarded Contract With Potential Value of $7.5 Million With the U.S. Defense Security Service

GP Strategies Awarded Contract With Potential Value of $7.5 Million With the U.S. Defense Security Service

Providing Security Training, Education and Professionalization Portal (STEPP) Support Services

ELKRIDGE, Md., Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Global performance improvement solutions provider GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX) announced today that it has been awarded a base contract with three option years with the Defense Security Service (DSS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), to provide continued support for their SumTotal Learning Management System (LMS) known as the Security Training, Education and Professionalization Portal (STEPP). GP Strategies is the incumbent DSS STEPP services provider and has been delivering professional consulting and technical services support to DSS since 2009.   GP Strategies estimates that the contract has a value of approximately $7.5 million if the current level of support continues for the base year and all option years, with the potential for greater value if additional services are procured.

DSS has contracted GP Strategies to provide comprehensive technical and level-2 support for STEPP and its 120,000 users. In this role, GP Strategies directly supports the Center for Development of Security Excellence in carrying out its mission of providing security education and training to DoD and other U.S. Government personnel, and DoD contractors.

Bill Finegan, GP Strategies Vice President, said, “The recent award of the DSS STEPP support services contract enhances GP Strategies’ reputation as an organization that values and cultivates long-term customer relationships. After three years of supporting their SumTotal LMS, we are excited to have the opportunity to both extend and expand our relationship with the DSS team, and we look forward to supporting their current and future learning technology needs.”

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GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX) is a global performance improvement solutions provider of sales and technical training, eLearning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. GP Strategies’ 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

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