SOURCE: Vangent


November 08, 2010 13:28 ET

Vangent and Customer Value Partners, Inc., Sign Mentor-Protege Agreement

New Partnership Will Foster Small & Large Business Relationships as Part of DHS Initiative

ARLINGTON, VA--(Marketwire - November 8, 2010) -  Vangent, Inc., a leading global provider of information management and strategic business process solutions, today announced an agreement with Customer Value Partners, Inc. (CVP) as part of the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Mentor-Protégé program. The partnership will enable collaboration between the two companies to enhance CVP's competitiveness, independence and development, and to strengthen Vangent's offerings. This is the first time Vangent has participated in a Mentor-Protégé program.

"We are pleased to enter this exciting new partnership with CVP," said Mac Curtis, President and CEO of Vangent. "CVP is a trusted leader in Customer Relationship Management solutions, and we look forward to combining that knowledge with Vangent's depth of federal government experience to develop a mutually beneficial partnership for our customers."

The Mentor-Protégé program was designed by DHS to encourage large contractor firms to provide developmental assistance to small businesses, especially those owned by veterans, service-disabled veterans and women, in addition to disadvantaged and HUBZone small business. The program also aims to improve the performance of contracts and subcontracts, foster long-term business relationships between prime contractors and subcontractors and strengthen subcontracting opportunities and accomplishments. 

CVP is a business and IT consulting firm that provides its Fortune 500 and public sector clients with solutions to accelerate business performance. Using Voice-of-Customer based methods, CVP enables companies to solve performance challenges in areas ranging from customer life-cycle management to IT functional effectiveness, and from program performance to digital media. CVP was recently named to the Washington Business Journal's Fastest Growing list, which recognizes the top 50 fastest growing companies in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

For more information about Vangent's small business program, please visit

About Vangent, Inc.

Vangent, Inc. is a global provider of consulting, systems integration, human capital management, and business process services to the U.S. federal and international governments, higher education institutions, and corporations. Vangent's 8,500 employees support clients including the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the U.S. Departments of Defense, Education, Health and Human Services, Labor and Veterans Affairs; and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, the U.S. Census Bureau, as well as Fortune 500 companies. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, the company has offices throughout the U.S. and in the U.K. and Canada. For more information, visit Did you know? Four out of 10 Americans connect with Vangent, but never know it. Learn more at

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    Vangent, Inc.
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