On March 30th, 2017

Evans Incorporated Wins Largest Contract in its History, Expands Aviation Expertise

The award-winning Human-Centered Solutions consulting firm awarded a $42M, 5-year prime contract with The Volpe National Transportation Systems Center and DOT

FALLS CHURCH, VIRGINIA – March 30, 2017Evans Incorporated (Evans) announces today that it has won its largest contract in its history, totaling nearly $42 million over 5 years, with the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (Volpe Center). This latest achievement comes in recognition of Evans’ deep technical understanding of Aviation, enabling strategy and leadership integration success for emerging technology initiatives, and experience delivering exceptional value to Volpe.

The contract consists of two key functional areas, Strategic Planning and Management Development and Integration. The Strategic Planning area will cover all ranges of strategies, including process improvement, facilitating the modernization of complex Aviation program solutions, analysis of business and operational systems, and proactive recommendations to make these programs more effective. The Management Development and Integration component will include coaching and leadership development services, as well as a focus on team-building, communication, training, facilitation, and stakeholder governance.

Evans’ demonstrated expertise and track-record, in both the Aviation industry and in Human-Centered Solutions and Products, were key components to this award, which follows a more than 4-year trusted partnership with the Volpe Center. Over Evans’ 22-year history, its range of strategic planning and management development and integration support services have been instrumental in the transformation of its client’s business environments. In the DOT and for the Volpe Center, Evans:

  • Conducts organizational assessments and leads multi-disciplinary work groups chartered with driving change;
  • Propagates best practices in the practical application of project and program standards, governance design and stakeholder outreach;
  • Enables high-performing leadership teams through offsite, all-hands, and communications planning; and
  • Integrates program management planning techniques across various unique portfolios of technology solutions designed to safely and efficiently support the changing needs of the flying public.

Evans will be the prime contractor on this engagement, and has assembled a team of expert partners, including Noblis, The Armstrong Group (TAG), Regulus Group, LLC, Mosaic ATM, Indev, and The Futures Strategy Group, LLC (FSG), who together look forward to meeting the challenges the Volpe Center and Department will face moving forward.

“We are proud to announce this recent contract win, which represents the ability to continue to build on the successful partnership we have achieved over the last several years with The Volpe Center,” Bob Etris, Partner and Director of Evans’ Aviation business. “We look forward to the opportunity to positively impact new developments, drive enhanced outcomes and enable next-generation capabilities amid the rapid changes coming to the Aviation community and marketplace.”

Evans brings more than 9 years of focused experience in the Aviation industry, leveraging its Human-Centered Solutions to drive successful transformative initiatives to address key challenges presented by the advent of disruptive technology trends, such as Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), and others. Additionally, Evans’ approach also focuses on blending the right technology with the right behavioral solution to meet its clients’ needs.

“This most recent accomplishment is part of a celebration of our ongoing growth, advancement in expertise, and recognition for the service and leadership we deliver our clients every day, across multiple industries,” said Sue Evans, Evans’ Founder and CEO. “We are proud of the reputation our people and our work have achieved and we look forward to driving top results for DOT and The Volpe Center over the next 5 years alongside our team of expert partners.”

About Evans Incorporated

Evans Incorporated is an established and industry-leading Human-Centered Solutions and Products provider, broadly recognized for creating ROI - Real Operational Impacttm for its customers. Evans is propelled by the remarkable and significant impact of its unique, human-centered, “both brain” approach and innovative products. Over its 22-year history, Evans has provided its holistic, human-centered strategies and approaches, both domestically and abroad, to customers across a number of sectors, including Healthcare, Financial Services, Aviation, International Development and Government. For more information about Evans Incorporated, please visit