Government Services IPT Receives Certification with Maryland Department of Transportation

Largo, MD- Government Services Integrated Process Team (Government Services IPT) announced today that it has achieved certification as a Minority Business Enterprise, Disadvantage Business Enterprise (MBE/DBE) with the Maryland Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) Office of Minority Business Enterprise. The MDOT directory ( of certified MBE/DBE firms is used by prime contractors seeking minority subcontractors and consultants to perform work on projects led by the Department/Agencies of the State of Maryland and Federal Agencies.

MDOT administers both the State of Maryland MBE participation goal, as well as the US Department of Transportation DBE participation goal for contracts. Maryland has a comprehensive certification program which certifies only bona fide MDOT/ MBE companies to participate in the programs.

“This certification marks a significant milestone for our firm,” said Susan Ballard Hirsch, President and CEO of Government Services IPT. We have extensive experience in delivering innovative, cost-effective solutions to organizations in Maryland and across the United States. We now look forward to the many opportunities and relationships that will be developed on the local and state government level as a result of the new certification."

Each MDOT administration examines its respective contracts/purchase orders and establishes specific minority participation goals on a contract-by-contract basis. Procedures are followed to assure that an award of a contract is not made until a prime contractor has met the established minority business participation goal(s) or has demonstrated a good faith effort to meet those goal(s).

If you are a prime contractor or consultant seeking teaming opportunities or for more information regarding this announcement, please contact Michael Thomas, Vice President at

About Government Services IPT:
Government Services IPT is a multidisciplinary professional services firm providing architecture, capital asset management, engineering, information technology, program management and sustainability services for government agencies. We are an SBA 8(a) certified woman-owned business that combines the talent and experience of a large firm with the customer focus and attention of a small firm.

We provide project lifecycle services from studies and RFP development to inspection services. We specialize in providing innovative, cost effective solutions to meet the changing needs of our clients. Our staff has more than a decade of specialized experience in for a variety of federal facilities and clients, including the Department of Defense (DoD), US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), US Air Force, US Army, US Navy, Department of Homeland Security (DHS), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and various state governments.