News | September 17, 2008

$23M Federal Contract Awarded To ICF International

Company to Provide Consulting Support to Maryland Procurement Office

FAIRFAX, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) announced today that its subsidiary, ICF Incorporated, LLC, was awarded the Learning Education Training Services (LETS) Training Program by the Maryland Procurement Office. Under the new contract, worth more than $23 million over five years, ICF's Center for National Security Research (CNSR) will support the Maryland Procurement Office across nine education and training service areas. These service areas incorporate training development, training evaluation, survey design, survey administration, and a variety of program and faculty evaluation efforts.

"The LETS Training Program is a significant component of ICF's emerging role as an important asset to the U.S. federal government in the national security arena," said Gerald Croan, ICF executive vice president. "This program continues the work of the CNSR in expanding the ICF role in the national security market."

"ICF's Center for National Security Research will provide diverse, highly skilled consultants to meet a range of educational and training needs for the LETS Training Program," said Dr. Brian J. O'Connell, CNSR director. "Our team of highly skilled professionals, many with advanced degrees, has significant experience supporting the Maryland Procurement Office across all aspects of the LETS Training Program contract."

The CNSR houses a multidisciplinary group of behavioral science experts that have many years of experience in providing technical consulting services to the U.S. Department of Defense and other federal agencies. These behavioral scientists offer a broad array of services that include organizational development and transformation, program management support, organizational evaluation services, and strategic workforce planning. The goal of CNSR is to apply cutting-edge behavioral science techniques to mission critical problems for a variety of U.S. federal government agencies.

About ICF International
ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver consulting services and technology solutions in the energy, climate change, environment, transportation, social programs, health, defense, and emergency management 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 3,000 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF's Web site is

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