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Fors Marsh Group Awarded GSA HCaTS Contract

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OCTOBER 14, 2016 — ARLINGTON, VA Fors Marsh Group LLC, an Arlington, VA-based, research & consulting firm, will now offer professional training and workforce performance improvement services to federal agencies under the General Services Administration’s (GSA) Human Capital and Training Services (HCaTS) contract schedule. "Since our founding, we have supported talent recruiting and retention, career development and management, and internal communication practices to allow organizations to positively impact morale and improve organizational effectiveness," said Ben Garthwaite, Senior Vice President. "This award was highly competitive and recognizes the diverse talents and capabilities of our team and our steadfast commitment to providing human capital services that make a difference." The HCaTS solution represents an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (MA-IDIQ) task order contract vehicle with an $11.5 billion... more
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Fors Marsh Group (FMG) Awarded Federal Contract for Website User Experience Research

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The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has awarded Fors Marsh Group (FMG), LLC, a contract to conduct user experience research to improve the Commission’s website. FMG will evaluate the user experience of www.usitc.gov through a variety of different research methods, which include a heuristic evaluation, usability test with several audience segments, as well as a card sort to provide insight on the information architecture for the content. The research will result in findings and recommendations that aim to improve the navigation, content and features of the website for its constituents. "FMG understands the importance of this website as travelers, businesses and government leaders need to find information quickly and conduct online transactions seamlessly." said Dr. Sean Marsh, FMG’s Chief Executive Officer. "We are thrilled... more
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Fors Marsh Group Deepens Its Public Policy Research Expertise with New Subject Matter Expert

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April 23, 2015 – Fors Marsh Group (FMG) has broadened its public policy and election administration capabilities with the hiring of subject matter expert Dr. Thad Hall. Thad will be instrumental in continuing the strategic expansion of FMG’s public policy research capacity in support of clients such as the Department of Defense, Federal Voting Assistance Program, and National Institute of Standards and Technology. “We warmly welcome Thad as we continue to grow and diversify our team,” said Fors Marsh Group Chief Research Officer Brian Griepentrog. “Our growth is a direct response to the needs of our federal clients. Thad’s expertise in policy and election administration coupled with his superb consulting and research skill set will certainly benefit our clients. I look forward to Thad growing... more
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Fors Marsh Group Awarded 5-Year Department of Defense IDIQ Contract

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Arlington, Virginia – January 5, 2015 – Fors Marsh Group LLC (FMG), a DC-area research and consulting firm, has been awarded an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide research and consulting services to the U.S. Defense Human Resources Activity’s Joint Advertising, Market Research & Studies (JAMRS) Program. This 5-year contract went into effect in late December 2014 and has a ceiling of $49.8 million. Under the terms of this contract, Fors Marsh Group will provide a broad range of market research services, from the development of strategic and tactical advertising planning to the design and execution of a wide range of research efforts (surveys, experimental designs, quantitative and qualitative research, advertising evaluations, etc.). “JAMRS’ efforts are critical to the success... more
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FMG Awarded 5-Year BPA to Assist the IRS with Experimental Economics Research on Taxpayer Services

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Arlington, Virginia - October 1, 2014 - Fors Marsh Group LLC (FMG), a DC-area research and consulting firm, has been awarded a five-year Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) to provide the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Office of Research with expertise in methods of experimental economics for use in estimating how various taxpayer services influence the level of taxpayer filing and voluntary compliance. ‘FMG is proud to announce this extension of our relationship with the IRS,' said Ben Garthwaite, senior vice president. ‘We've been a partner to the IRS for a number of years and this BPA will provide another opportunity for us to continue supporting the IRS' use of research to solve complex challenges and better serve taxpayers.' Under the BPA, FMG will conduct economic... more
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Fors Marsh Group Named to GSA OASIS SB Contract Vehicle

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Arlington, Virginia – May 20, 2014 –Fors Marsh Group (FMG) has successfully secured prime positions on two pools under GSA’s One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services (OASIS) Small Business (SB) program. These awards provide federal agencies access to professional services and fully integrated solutions across a variety of domains. The scope of OASIS spans many areas of expertise and is divided into the following Core Disciplines: Program Management Services, Management Consulting Services, Scientific Services, Engineering Services, Logistics Services, and Financial Management Services. Across the Multiple Award, Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract, awardees will have the opportunity to provide Government-wide professional services with a 10-year period of performance and a value of up to $60 billion. FMG was awarded prime contracts in both small business... more
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FMG Awarded Multiple Contracts to Assist Government Agencies with Research Efforts

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Arlington, Virginia – October 13, 2013 – Fors Marsh Group has been awarded multiple contracts to assist in the quantitative, qualitative, and usability research efforts for the following agencies: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Internal Revenue Service (IRS), , U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Market Research Services

--FMG was awarded a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) to assist the CFPB in conceptualizing, developing, deploying, conducting, and analyzing a range of CFPB research to create, provide, and support CFPB’s work with, including but not limited to, consumers, financial institutions and other entities. Market research services will include both quantitative and qualitative consumer research. In addition to FMG serving as... more

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FMG Receives DIACAP National Security System Certification

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Arlington, Virginia – January 28, 2013 –Fors Marsh Group LLC (FMG) announced today that the IT infrastructure necessary to support ongoing Department of Defense (DoD) personnel research has received Authority To Operate (ATO) in compliance with the United States Department of Defense (DoD) security and risk management requirements, as tested and verified by the Department of Defense Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP). DIACAP certification is an intensive and stringent requirement for all information technology systems that operate on a DoD network. Federal and state agencies throughout the United States also rely on a DIACAP certification as a benchmark for internal security standards and as an assurance that a given system can be depended upon for internal use. “This certification is another important marker... more
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Fors Marsh Group Awarded Task Orders from FVAP and CFPB

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Arlington, Virginia – January 15, 2013 –Fors Marsh Group LLC (FMG) recently announced they were awarded multiple task orders by both the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP). Under the CFPB task orders, the FMG research team will be responsible for analyzing mortgage loan application data for multiple financial institutions. The results of this analysis will assist the CFPB’s on-going work to provide oversight and enforcement of federal fair lending laws. For FVAP, a longstanding client of FMG’s, our research team will work on two task orders to better assist the military and overseas voters exercise their right to vote. The FVAP Data Analysis Project requires that FMG analyze the operational environment and data collected in association with a... more
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Fors Marsh Group Awarded GSA MOBIS Contract

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Arlington, Virginia – January 31, 2011 –Fors Marsh Group was recently awarded a U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Mission Oriented Business Integrated Services (MOBIS) 874-3 contract. MOBIS is a contracting mechanism by which Fors Marsh Group’s professional services can be accessed quickly and economically. Similar to an Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract, MOBIS was created by GSA to enable streamlined procurement from prequalified contractors. “This MOBIS contract marks another important milestone in the growth of our company,” said Dr. Sean Marsh, Fors Marsh Group partner. “We provide a full range of research services to our government and commercial clients, and this award is a logical extension of our activity. We look forward to better serving our existing Federal clients and welcome the opportunity to... more
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