ICF International to Provide Program Management Support to DHS

FAIRFAX, Va. -- ICF International announced today that it was awarded a new task order, Office of Grants & Training (G&T) Program Management Support, valued at US$3.7 million, under ICF's five-year, multiple award, blanket purchase agreement, to supply professional and program management support services to all components of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

"We are pleased at the opportunity to work with DHS on this task order as it is a natural extension of our work enhancing the emergency management capacity of DHS and state and local agencies through coordinated training, equipment acquisition, technical assistance, and exercises," said Anita Tallarico, an ICF senior vice president and recognized leader in emergency management and homeland security. The ICF team includes Hassett-Willis, founded in 2004 as a small, woman-owned management consulting firm with more than 30 years of experience, focused on helping public and private sector organizations to increase their performance.

The ICF team's role will include program management for grants management process improvements, office integration, governance, strategic planning, program management infrastructure, and transition management. G&T will work directly with emergency responders to conduct assessments of state and local needs. Assistance is directed at a broad spectrum of state and local emergency responders, including firefighters, emergency medical services, emergency management agencies, law enforcement, and public officials.

ICF International (Nasdaq:ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver consulting services and technology solutions in the energy, environment, transportation, social programs, defense, and homeland security markets. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program life cycle, from analysis and design through implementation and improvement. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 2,000 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF's Web site is www.icfi.com.