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 annual 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 it’s founding in 2013, ClearPlan has grown to 175 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 of 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.