DRT Awarded DHS FEMA Contract

DRT Strategies Awarded Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Exercise Communications Support Contract

Multi-year engagement enhances preparedness of the Nation’s Homeland Security Enterprise, involving all citizens in emergency readiness and response through innovative Strategic Stakeholder Engagement Solutions.

Arlington, Virginia – February 28, 2012 – The Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency(FEMA), National Exercise Division (NED) awarded DRT Strategies, Inc. (DRT) the Exercise Communications Support Contract to provide innovative Strategic Stakeholder Engagement Solutions that help NED to enhance preparedness and emergency readiness across the Nation. Under the three-and-a-half-year competitive 8(a) contract, DRT and teaming partner, Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc. (BAH), will support FEMA in transforming communication methods from a historically government-centric model to a new “Whole Community” approach. FEMA’s “Whole Community” fosters integration, collaboration, and interaction from dynamic networks that expand stakeholders and include more diverse audiences.

To assist NED in deploying effective communications to the Homeland Security Enterprise, DRT designed Stakeholder Engagement Solutions around three key capabilities:

  1. Strategic Communications and Messaging Support,
  2. Stakeholder Outreach Support, and
  3. Online Presence Support.

“We deliver our solutions with an integrated project team with deep experience liaising large and diverse stakeholder communities,” commented Susan Kidd, CEO at DRT Strategies, “We are focused on providing outstanding communications services to FEMA by employing technologies and project management best practices that emphasize quality and continuous improvement.”

“We have a long and proven track record of success partnering with DRT Strategies,” remarked George Schu, Senior Vice President at Booz Allen Hamilton. “They have rich capability and experience leading winning engagement teams that help the government realize their visions and achieve agency objectives.

About DRT Strategies

DRT Strategies, Inc. (DRT) is a management consulting firm and leading provider of information technology, program management, and financial management services. DRT specializes in the implementation of innovative web solutions, cloud-based IT services, enterprise system requirements, design, and quality assurance, project and program management, strategy planning and development, and business process engineering. DRT also provides value-added consulting services supporting acquisition, budgeting, financial planning, financial management, grants management, and financial/grants analysis.

DRT serves large federal civilian government agencies, the U.S. Naval Special Warfare Command, and enterprise clients in the financial services sector. The company is a certified woman-owned, 8(a) small business (WOSB) headquartered in Arlington, Virginia with offices in San Diego, California and Atlanta, Georgia. More information on the company can be found at www.drtstrategies.com.

DRT Strategies Contact Information

Contact: Clara Hickerson, Vice President, Communications

Email: clara@drtstrategies.com

Phone: (571) 482-2523

Website: www.drtstrategies.com