General Physics Hires SharePoint Thought Leader and Author

ELKRIDGE, Md., Aug. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Global performance improvement solutions provider General Physics Corporation (GP), a subsidiary of GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX), is pleased to announce that Johnathan Lightfoot has joined GP’s Enterprise Technology Solutions team. Lightfoot brings with him over 20 years of Information Technology experience and extensive Microsoft SharePoint experience and subject matter expertise.

Leveraging his experience with the Microsoft SharePoint platform, where he is a Microsoft Certified Trainer specializing in SharePoint 2010, Lightfoot served as a SharePoint 2010 Consultant and Trainer for URS-Apptis, Inc. and co-authored Microsoft® SharePoint® 2010 Plain & Simple and Microsoft® SharePoint® Foundation 2010 Inside Out: Rough Cuts Version and soon to be released final edition of the book. Lightfoot will be the Principal SharePoint Architect within GP’s Enterprise Technology Solutions team, responsible for expanding GP’s global SharePoint practice.

Bill Finegan, Vice President of GP’s Enterprise Technology Solutions team, said, “The addition of Johnathan to the GP team will enhance our ability to provide superior support to our customers who are embracing SharePoint 2010. Johnathan’s broad range of IT experience enables him to connect easily with all levels of end users. His skillful communication techniques combined with his mastery of SharePoint will complement our implementation and hosting services as well as add to our progressive learning practice.”

For more information about GP’s Enterprise Technology Solutions, visit http://learningsolutions.gpworldwide.com/

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://gpworldwide.com/.

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General Physics Hires SharePoint Thought Leader and Author

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ELKRIDGE, Md., Aug. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Global performance improvement solutions provider General Physics Corporation (GP), a subsidiary of GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX), is pleased to announce that Johnathan Lightfoot has joined GP’s Enterprise Technology Solutions team. Lightfoot brings with him over 20 years of Information Technology experience and extensive Microsoft SharePoint experience and subject matter expertise.

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110404/MM77341LOGO-b )

Leveraging his experience with the Microsoft SharePoint platform, where he is a Microsoft Certified Trainer specializing in SharePoint 2010, Lightfoot served as a SharePoint 2010 Consultant and Trainer for URS-Apptis, Inc. and co-authored Microsoft® SharePoint® 2010 Plain & Simple and Microsoft® SharePoint® Foundation 2010 Inside Out: Rough Cuts Version and soon to be released final edition of the book. Lightfoot will be the Principal SharePoint Architect within GP’s Enterprise Technology Solutions team, responsible for expanding GP’s global SharePoint practice.

Bill Finegan, Vice President of GP’s Enterprise Technology Solutions team, said, “The addition of Johnathan to the GP team will enhance our ability to provide superior support to our customers who are embracing SharePoint 2010.  Johnathan’s broad range of IT experience enables him to connect easily with all levels of end users. His skillful communication techniques combined with his mastery of SharePoint will complement our implementation and hosting services as well as add to our progressive learning practice.”

For more information about GP’s Enterprise Technology Solutions, visit http://learningsolutions.gpworldwide.com/

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://gpworldwide.com/.

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110404/MM77341LOGO-b )

SOURCE General Physics Corporation

CONTACT: Bill Finegan, Vice President, +1-410-379-3632; or Jamie Coffey, Director, Communications, +1-443-255-3400

Web Site: http://gpworldwide.com

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