The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has awarded Grant Thornton's public sector business with a $350 million blanket purchasing agreement (BPA) for program analysis and strategic support services. The five-year, single-award BPA has a ceiling of $350 million, and it aims to deliver integrated consulting and business program support services to the various security agency. Grant Thornton is an American member firm of Grant Thornton International, the seventh-largest accounting network in the world.
Grant Thornton has stated that it will help the TSA identify and gain technological capabilities to boost the agency's operational effectiveness. The consulting firm will provide an office-wide strategic initiative design that supports various areas such as risk mitigation, R&D, technology assessment, technical reviews, and risk analysis and management. Reports state that the TSA has approximately 47,000 employees and a $7.68 billion budget as of the fiscal year 2020.
Grant Thornton Public Sector utilizes a global networking platform to bring robust and innovative solutions and support the government's mission-critical needs. This experience will help the firm gain new insights and entrepreneurial culture that empowers its employees to deliver better outcomes for their clients' organizations and enterprises. The company states that it will further improve its services and help the public sector address various challenges in acquisition, human capital, data analytics, and performance management.