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Systems Planning & Analysis Achieves Washington Post Top Workplace Designation for 11th Year in a Row

SPA Achieves Washington Post Top Workplace Designation for 11th Year in a Row

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SPA’s Michelle Howell Wins WashingtonExec Chief Human Resources Officer of the Year

Leadership and dedication in taking on the human resource opportunities of a rapidly growing company.

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SPA Expands Board of Directors with Appointment of Betty J. Sapp, Former NRO Director

Deepens Expertise in Core Space and Intelligence Domains to Accelerate Growth

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Systems Planning & Analysis Sponsors Future Assistance Dogs from Guide Dog Foundation and America’s VetDogs

Employee Volunteers Raise Future Guide or Service Dogs for Veterans or First Responders with Disabilities

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SPA Acquires Technical Advisory Services Programs from ManTech

Acquisition expands SPA's trusted advisor role across DoD and the Intelligence Community.

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SPA Announces Organizational Realignment to Optimize Growth in Key Markets

Strengthening high-quality customer delivery.

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Systems Planning & Analysis Successfully Appraised for Quality Standards

Ensuring the highest possible standards in everything we do.

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SPA Opens New Canberra Office Expanding Advanced Analytic Capabilities

A game changer for SPA's Australian presence.

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Systems Planning & Analysis Awarded HIRE Vets Gold Medallion Six Years in a Row 

SPA recognizes the unique perspectives veterans bring to our team.

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SPA Awarded the DARPA TASS IDIQ Contract

The contract will be used to procure advisory services in areas including engineering, science, technical, financial management, acquisition, public affairs…

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SPA, an Arlington Capital Partners Portfolio Company, Advances Space and Intelligence Strategy through the Acquisition of PRKK

SPA’s comprehensive portfolio of solutions and expertise continues to grow.

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SPA Selected as a Washington Post Top Workplace Every Year Since Award’s Establishment

Ten years in a row, 2014 - 2023.

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SPA Announces Major AUKUS Contract Award

AUKUS will assist Australia in acquiring nuclear-powered submarines

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SPA Wins Spot on $995M Multiple-award Contract Vehicle

Support for the U.S. Air Forces expands to Europe and Africa

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SPA Appoints Dan Muse as New CFO

More 20 years’ experience in the government services sector

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SPA Announces Major PEO IWS 2.0 Win

5-year partnership has a potential value of $163.8 million.

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SPA Featured On Military Makeover: Operation Career

SPA employees discuss their prior military service and its close connection with SPA’s mission, values, and career growth opportunities.

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SPA Announces New Roles for Executive Leaders

New roles for SPA leadership

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

SPA is awarded a Medallion for the 5th consecutive year.

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Systems Planning and Analysis Announces CEO Transition

Dr. William Vantine Will Retire and Remain on the Board; Rich Sawchak Appointed New CEO

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Systems Planning and Analysis Wins 2022 Government Contractor of the Year 

SPA wins in the $75 million–$300 million category

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Systems Planning and Analysis Nets Three Finalists for WashingtonExec 2022 Pinnacle Awards

SPA executives are once again recognized by WashingtonExec.

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Bruce Phillips Joins Systems Planning and Analysis as VP, Emerging Markets Growth

35 Years of Experience in Business Development Comes to SPA

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SPA Named Finalist for 2022 Government Contractor Award

This is SPA's Third Nomination.

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Systems Planning and Analysis Acquires ORCA Division of Metron

ORCA is based in San Diego, CA, as part of SPA’s Naval, Nuclear, and Critical Infrastructure sector.

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Systems Planning and Analysis Announces Michelle Howell as Chief Human Resources Officer

Two decades of experience in shaping talent strategies arrives at SPA.

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Dr. William Vantine Drives SPA’s 5-Year Growth with Focus on People, Mission

SPA President and CEO Dr. William Vantine Featured in WashingtonExec.

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Systems Planning and Analysis Selected as a 2022 Washington Post Top Workplace

SPA named a Top Workplace for nine consecutive years.

Case Study

Naval Synchronization Toolset Initiative

NST-based forecasting and analysis enables F/A-18 program managers to achieve significant improvement in overall performance.

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Managing the F-16 “Collision of Mods” with the Inventory Decision Support Process

IDSP-based forecasting and analysis enables F-16 stakeholders to achieve significant improvement in overall scheduling performance.

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Developing Effective MBSE Models in Digital Engineering Environments

This article is by Mark Simons, Technical Advisor for Intelligence Programs

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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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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

“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.…