A business process with the power to transform contracting relationships wins silver in Small or Medium sized Business of the Year

Winchester, VA, Dec. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Transitions in Progress, LLC (TIP) has been named a silver winner in Small or Medium Business Service of the Year in Best in Biz Awards, the only independent business awards program judged each year by prominent editors and reporters from top-tier publications in North America.

The TIP Assessment methodology is a patented service process created out of a passion to see defense contractors and government customers work better together.  Created by retired military officer, Carla Villarreal, it is a 360 Voice of the Customer assessment which gives a voice to the team on both sides of the aisle, enabling actionable results without fear of retribution. Relationships are strengthened as problems are uncovered in a non-threatening manner and presented for joint resolution.

Each year, Best in Biz Awards’ entrants span the spectrum, from some of the most innovative local start-ups to the most recognizable global brands. The seventh annual program was particularly hotly contested, with more than 650 entries from an impressive array of public and private companies of all sizes and from a variety of industries and geographic regions in the U.S. and Canada. Best in Biz Awards 2017 honors were presented in 65 categories, including Company of the Year, Fastest-Growing Company, Most Innovative Company, Best Place to Work, Support Department, Executive of the Year, Most Innovative Product, Best New Product, App, Event and Website of the Year.

"The TIP team is really proud of this recognition from such an esteemed group of judges. We have worked hard to perfect our process and are elated about this recognition and award." commented Carla Villarreal, CEO and President, Transitions in Progress, LLC.

About Transitions in Progress, LLC
Transitions in Progress (TIP), LLC was founded in 2007. The patented TIP Assessment® process pinpoints areas for improvement between organizationally dependent entities. The repeatable process leverages analysis of critical needs data to ensure rapid, targeted problem resolution, infuses bounce to dormant relationships and creates resilient and beneficially dependent interfaces.  Learn more at

About Best in Biz Awards
Since 2011, Best in Biz Awards, Inc. has made its mark as the only independent business awards program judged each year by a who’s who of prominent reporters and editors from top-tier publications from North America and around the world. Best in Biz Awards honors are conferred in two separate programs: North America and International, and in 65 categories, including company, team, executive, product, and PR and media. For more information, visit:

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