Privia and Shipley Associates Expand Partnership

Privia and Shipley Associates Expand Partnership to Enhance Offerings to Better Serve Government Contractors

HERNDON, Va., Jan. 25, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Privia, the leader in government contracting lifecycle solutions, and Shipley Associates, the leader in Business Development Lifecycle Services (BD), today announced a co-marketing agreement. This new agreement will expand their current partnership to strengthen the Privia bid and proposal management solutions through the use of additional Shipley methodologies and services. The combination of Privia and Shipley will provide government contractors a significant strategic advantage in their efforts to pursue and win more government contracts.

"Shipley and Privia are a winning combination. The Privia application gives our clients an easy-to-use, scalable, and high-performance application that puts into practice the Shipley methodologies for BD enterprise optimization and capture/proposal management. This partnership helps our clients automate some of their best practices and processes by accessing our well-documented BD lifecycle capability," said Steve Shipley, President and CEO of Shipley Associates.

"We are excited to expand our partnership and enhance the Privia capabilities even more with many of the standards for proposal strategy and business acquisition developed by Shipley Associates," said Joe Marino, President of Privia. "We plan to co-market additional strategic services offered by Shipley to our existing and new clients. This will enable even greater success and efficiency in the already improved win rates being achieved by our clients using the Privia solutions."

About Shipley Associates

Since 1972, Shipley Associates has provided organizations and individuals with consulting and training services focused on winning business in highly competitive environments. With over 320 consultants in various countries worldwide, Shipley supports over 220 major proposal efforts per year with a client win rate of over 82%. Our capture managers, proposal experts, price-to-win specialists, trainers, and process re-engineering experts are recognized leaders in developing today's standards for business development strategy and management. Shipley offers a unique mix of consulting, training, and process improvement expertise tailored to meet each client's requirements.

Shipley Associates has:

  • Provided services to the top 23 U.S. defense contractors
  • Worked with 43 of the top 50 Fortune 500 companies
  • Developed legacy business development processes for 4 of the top 5 defense contractors
  • Developed a virtual proposal center for a Fortune 10 client
  • Trained over 30,000 people worldwide

Contact: or call 888.772.9467 –

About Privia LLC

Privia provides an array of products to help organizations streamline the entire bid, capture and proposal process—from pipeline management and reporting to teammate collaboration and proposal development. Leading organizations such as CSC, CIBER Federal, Management Concepts, Merlin International, MicroTech, Scientific Research Corporation (SRC) and USIS are streamlining processes to save time and money in areas such as bids and proposals, past performance management, contract management, case management and claims processing. For further information, visit

Press Contacts

For Privia LLC:
Michelle Sullivan; 703-283-9272     
For Shipley Associates
Brad Douglas; 801.593.7111

The Privia LLC logo is available at


Privia logo 72dpi