27 September, 2013
Millsapps, Ballinger & Associates Awarded
Department of Education BPA Contract
MB&A and the Department of Education team up for Enterprise Integration Services
Posted by: Erik L. Ballinger
ARLINGTON, VA (September 27, 2013)—Millsapps, Ballinger & Associates (MB&A), a service-disabled veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB), has been awarded a blanket purchase agreement (BPA) by the Department of Education. MB&A will provide Enterprise Integration Services activities to all Federal Student Aid (FSA) business units which enable the Operating Committee (OC) and Investment Review Board (IRB) to make informed decisions regarding the Enterprise Business and IT Portfolio. “Our goal is to help Education avoid expenses that are not in alignment with the strategic priorities and bring shadow projects to light”, stated Josh Millsapps, Senior Partner at MB&A.
MB&A considers this BPA a strategic win and a corporate growth engine. This 5-year BPA has a not to exceed value of $20,000,000 and will provide the Department of Education with the ability to drive improvements and facilitate a culture of integration and collaboration across the entire enterprise. FSA performs a critical function for students throughout the U.S. with $150 billion a year in grants, work-study funds, and low-interest loans to more than 14 million students.
Millsapps, Ballinger and Associates is honored to be a part of the FSA mission and the Department of Education as a whole. We also believe that the future of our country lies in the student achievement and global competitiveness of our youth. We look forward to assisting the Department of Education in the achievement of educational excellence.
Millsapps, Ballinger & Associates (MB&A) provides counsel and training to federal agencies regarding information technology and data management challenges and helps identify and build the most appropriate solutions for each client. Launched in 2011 by two George Washington School of Business alumni, the firm has been designated as a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) whose clients include Department of Agriculture, Veteran Affairs, Forest Service, Department of Interior, Department of Housing and Urban Development, and Wal-mart.
For more information visit www.mbaoutcome.com