McLean, VA: PBG Consulting is excited to announce that Portmanteau JV LLC, a joint venture between TCG and PBG Consulting, has been awarded the Best-in-Class 8(a) STARS III Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) from the General Services Administration (GSA). The contract has a five-year base period with one three-year option and a ceiling of $50 billion.

8(a) STARS III offers federal agencies streamlined acquisition access to vendors who are exceptionally qualified in emerging technology. Services include applications development, systems design, cybersecurity, software development, and artificial intelligence.

“We are thrilled to participate on a vehicle with a mission to move agencies forward technologically while supporting small businesses,” said Pawla Ghaleb, PBG’s President and Chief Executive Officer.

For inquiries, please contact Katie Anderson, PBG’s Director of Growth, at:

About Portmanteau

Portmanteau JV LLC is the union of two award-winning, experienced federal IT and management consulting service providers: PBG Consulting and TCG, Inc. The company is an SBA-approved 8(a), Woman-Owned Small Business All-Small Mentor-Protégé Joint Venture specializing in program management, system architecture, and design, application engineering and development, database architecture and data management, data analysis, analytics and dashboards, operations and maintenance, and cloud.

About PBG

PBG Consulting, a leading small business provider specializing in a broad array of Program Management, Operations, and Information Technology (IT) services, helps clients solve business problems and build for the future, with financial planning, business advisory, technology, and analytics. For more information visit the PBG website at

About TCG

TCG aims to improve the world around us, in big and little ways, every day, for our staff, clients, and community. TCG provides the federal government with positively distinct IT and management advisory services in Agile development, federal shared services, budget formulation and execution, and health science analytics that help government programs and America succeed. Visit