Transitions in Progress, LLC recognized for creating a business process with the power to transform contracting relationships

Winchester, Virginia, UNITED STATES

Washington, DC, May 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Transitions in Progress, LLC was named the winner of a Silver Stevie® Award in the Veteran-Owned Business of the Year category in the 16th Annual American Business Awards® today. The American Business Awards are the U.S.A.’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. 

Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word meaning “crowned,” the awards will be presented to winners at a gala ceremony at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York on Monday, June 11.

More than 3,700 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Startup of the Year, Executive of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Marketing Campaign of the Year, Live Event of the Year, and App of the Year, among others

Carla Villarreal, retired Navy Captain, created a patented business process (TIP Assessment®) out of a passion to see defense contractors and government customers collaborate productively.  This 360° Voice of the Customer assessment gives a voice to employees 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. The process is a turn-key, full-solution service, scalable for evaluating contract performance and relationship dependencies in contracts valued from 30M to 3B.  “This is a great honor for TIP as the 4th Stevie award in two years.  Delighted to be part of such a successful team.”

More than 200 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year’s Stevie Award winners.

“The nominations submitted for The 2018 American Business Awards were outstanding.  The competition was intense, and those recognized as Stevie Award winners should be immensely proud of this accomplishment,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards.

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. As a feed for change management and to invigorate established relationships, the TIP Assessment® process creates a trusted environment to extract simmering employee and customer pain points. 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

Sponsors of The 2018 American Business Awards include HCL America, John Hancock Financial Services and SoftPro.



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