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Cost Estimating

A process of predicting future costs based on past experience using today’s knowledge and expertise.

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SPA’s Darla Moon Wins WashingtonExec 2022 Chief Officer Award

As Chief Financial Officer, Darla Moon brings more than 25 years of experience to SPA in strategic planning, financial management, and program operations…

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VADM (Ret.) Terry Benedict Joins Systems Planning and Analysis as Executive VP

Vice Admiral Benedict, USN, Ret., joins the company as Executive VP for Naval, Nuclear, and Critical Infrastructure Programs.

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WashingtonExec Names Five SPA Chief Officers Finalists for Awards

Awards recognize most effective and innovative executives.

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Former Strategic Systems Program Chief Engineer Steve Landau Joins SPA

Mr. Landau will focus on enhancing SPA’s portfolio supporting the Navy’s undersea community and national nuclear deterrent programs.

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Nuclear Modernization Executive Thomas Troyano Joins Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.

Mr. Troyano will focus on building and strengthening SPA’s nuclear program portfolio.

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Systems Planning and Analysis Australia VP Mary Hill Awarded Bronze Commendation from Australian Defence Force

The Bronze Commendation recognized Ms. Hill’s invaluable contributions to the ADF during her time leading SPA Australia.

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Professional Services Council Elects Dr. William Vantine, SPA President and CEO, as 2022 Board Secretary

Dr. Vantine will help shape the agenda and governance for the association.

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Dr. William Vantine Wins DoD Industry Executive of the Year Pinnacle Award

The award recognizes exceptional leadership in achieving critical corporate successes and performance milestones.

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Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc., Awarded ASTRO Contract

SPA has been awarded a multiyear GSA ASTRO indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (IDIQ).

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Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc., Acquires Arena Technologies

Arena Technologies LLC is a specialized provider of systems engineering and trusted advisory services.

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SPA Names Ed Stewart Director, Navy and Marine Corps Initiatives

Edwin Stewart, former Chief Engineer of Marine Corps Systems Command (MCSC), has joined SPA as Director, Navy and Marine Corps Initiatives.

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Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc., Awarded HIRE Vets Gold Medal

The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc., its gold medal for exemplary efforts in recruiting, employing, and retaining…

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Corporate Development VP at Systems Planning and Analysis Named Finalist for Pinnacle Award

David Hearding, Senior Vice President for Corporate Development at Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc., has been named a finalist for the 2021 WashingtonExec…

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Dr. William Vantine Named Finalist for Pinnacle Award Executive of the Year

Dr. William Vantine, President and CEO of Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc., has been named a finalist for the 2021 WashingtonExec Pinnacle Award in…

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Arlington Capital Partners Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Systems Planning & Analysis, Inc. and Combine it with MCR, LLC

Arlington Capital Partners (“Arlington”), a Washington, DC-area private equity firm, today announced that an affiliate has entered into a definitive…

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DTRA Awards Prime Contract to Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) has awarded SPA a $185 million prime contract for Research, Development, Test and Evaluation Subject Matter…

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SPA Appoints Leonard Zentz as Technical Fellow for Hypersonic Systems

Systems Planning and Analysis (SPA), Inc. is pleased to announce Leonard Zentz as an SPA Technical Fellow for Hypersonic Systems.

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NSWC Carderock Awards Prime Contract to Joint Venture Systems Planning and Analysis–Envisioneering, LLC

Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock has awarded a joint venture between Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. and Envisioneering Inc., a $4.56 million…

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SPA Selected as a 2021 Washington Post Top Workplace

For the eighth year in a row, Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) has been named a Top Workplace by The Washington Post for the Washington D.C. Area…

Employee Spotlight

“The exposure is great. I can dive in and not get bored—it’s like the military, always moving on.”

As a young Marine Corps Infantry Officer transitioning out of military service, Caleb K. had big decisions to make. How would he find the right place to…

Employee Spotlight

“At my last company I did programmatic support and learned about SPA in my research. I realized they were the company to beat in terms of impact on national security.”

Melissa M., an Assistant Program Manager supporting submarine security and survivability, exemplifies the art of the possible. Given her background—no…

Employee Spotlight

“SPA’s intern program is based in substantive work that provided awesome context for my academic studies.”

As an undergrad in international affairs in 2015, Alix N. was studying nuclear policy, and at one point she presented a talk at a nuclear policy conference…

Employee Spotlight

“Morale at M Street makes it a joy to come to work every day.”

Mike Y. personifies the potential for building a career that combines everything one looks for in work and in life. His first requirement is be part of…

Employee Spotlight

“It feels different here. We don’t do paper churning. We brainstorm, set strategy, and work as a team.”

Marcus T. has been at SPA for 3.5 years and today is a Senior Contracts Administrator. Before arriving at SPA, Marcus worked at a number of defense and…

Employee Spotlight

“SPA’s concern for the individual employee has never changed. It’s a core fundamental for us.”

Remaining with one company for 30 years and counting is a rare feat these days. John B. began his career with SPA as an intern over three decades ago.…