Annual Holiday/Award Gala Dinner Event: "High Performance Business Management Systems" by ClearPlan CEO, Josh Garvey

Business Acumen




Learning Objective: 

  • Understand the current state of large, complex, development program management, a view from ClearPlan’s significant national footprint and Josh’s 25+ years in industry. 
  • Recognize the need for High-Performance Business Management Systems in industry today.
  • Explore the essential components of delivering High-Performance Business Management Systems in industry today, encompassing architecture, business processes, requisite skills, training, and most importantly, organizational culture.

About Speaker: Josh Garvey, ClearPlan CEO

Joshua Garvey owns and operates ClearPlan, a medium-sized service provider to large federal Aerospace & Defense contractors.  He and his family live in Upton, MA.  Josh grew up in central MA and received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from UMASS Amherst.  Josh spent nearly a decade with Raytheon all over the US, where he worked on many A&D development programs where he became an expert in federal program management.  Josh joined Project Planning, Inc. in 2005, a Boston regional management consulting company, to lead growth.  PPI was acquired by national federal services provider SM&A in 2007, where Josh took on the challenge to build SM&A’s federal program services division as practice SVP and then General Manager of A&D services.  Josh grew program services to $50M in annual revenue from less than $15M annually in 4 years.  Josh left SM&A to start ClearPlan in 2013. 

ClearPlan, based in Westborough, MA, specializes in providing services to contractors who are pursuing or performing large, federal cost reimbursable programs.  Since its founding in 2013, ClearPlan has grown to 200+ employees operating in 30 states.  Josh and ClearPlan are active in the NDIA IPM division national chapter and ClearPlan has been affiliated and supported various NDIA organizations since inception. ClearPlan is the US A&D market leader in program planning, scheduling, program control and EVMS services.  ClearPlan has the depth and breadth to provide all the services required to get a new entrant to this market EVMS validated by DCMA.  These services can include proposing a plan for compliance, tool design and implementation, tool hosting and custom “middleware” and dashboard development, staff training including tool and EVMS certification training, program architecture and business process optimization services as well as hands-on-the keys support.  ClearPlan also works with established companies who need targeted support pre-or post-award, tool migration, training, government review support and enterprise or program level support.  It’s all we do, and we are the market leader. 


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Type of category: Dinner Meeting

Type of activity: Business Acumen

Date: December 7th to December 15th, 2023

Hour: 6:00PM to 6:00PM

Registration close date: December 15th, 2023 at 6:00PM

# of PDUs: 1


Students: $30.00

Members: $30.00

Non members and Guests: $30.00


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