Bringing IT Products and Services to public sector organizations. 



Bringing IT Products and Services to public sector organizations. 

our capabilities

Our focus is simple—to be the answer to your IT product and service needs. Our team of subject matter experts is recognized for its depth of industry knowledge and has a solid past performance in the following areas: 

IT Services   |   IT Products   |   Educational Tools   |   Sustainable Solutions

Our approach is simple—we become your partner. We understand the benefits of a collaboration when it comes to solving problems. Why? Well, you understand your organization’s needs and challenges better than anybody else. We understand the IT Industry. Together, we can quickly and efficiently identify the most effective and efficient solutions. 

We have spent countless hours helping agencies in the State and Local Government market. Our skilled technical expertise and in-depth knowledge of the industry make us the top choice for many organizations.

We constantly augment our team with subject matter experts to meet your scope, timeline and budget. Our team has a vast background in areas such as application development, technical support, analytics, systems development, interactive design and development, management information systems and operations development. This makes us well-suited to design, develop, and deploy your pressing initiatives.

PPM is the Smart Choice!
As a smart buyer, you know better than anyone how cumbersome even the simplest tasks can become inside public sector organizations. Too often, something that should take a few days, can be extended to a few months. PPM changes that with our contract vehicles for quick and high volume purchases. By collaborating with PPM, you get what you need, when you need it—and you never compromise quality.

Corporate Partners



Over the years, we have developed a solid reputation for high return on investment (ROI), whether that’s cost effective IT products, or services that exceed expectations.


Over the years, we have developed a solid reputation for high return on investment (ROI), whether that’s cost effective IT products, or services that exceed expectations.

Our Commitment
Since PPM’s inception, our goal has not changed: Total Customer Satisfaction.

DC Government Clients

  • Child and Family Services Agency (CFSA)
  • Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC)
  • DC Public Library (DCPL)
  • DC Public Schools (DCPS)
  • DC Sustainable Energy Utility (DC SEU)
  • DC Water and Sewer Authority
  • Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA)
  • Department of Corrections (DOC)
  • Department of Employment Services (DOES)
  • Department of Energy & Environment (DDOE)
  • Department of Human Services (DHS)
  • Department of Health (DOH)
  • Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR)
  • Department of Public Works (DPW)
  • Department of Small and Local Business Development (DSLBD)
  • District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS)
  • District of Columbia Taxicab Commission (DCTC)
  • Office of Inspector General (OIG)
  • Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO)
  • Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO)
  • Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE)
  • Office of Pay and Retirement Services (OPRS)
  • Metropolitan Police Department (MPD)
  • Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED)

Past Performance

  • DC Water: Benchmarking, Operations and Financial Analysis, Identify New Revenue Streams
  • DCPS: High School Graduate Rate - Business Process Reengineering
  • DPR: Agency-wide review of business processes and technology tools.
  • CFSA: Enterprise Architecture and Project Management
  • DDOE: IT Business Analysis
  • DHS: Print On-demand Services
  • DOES: IT Strategic Planning and Project Management
  • DOES: IBM FileNet Implementation for the Labor Standards Bureau
  • DOES: Agency-wide Document Management Implementation of Hyland OnBase Cloud File
  • DOH: Project Management, Business Analysis, Design Development, and Implementation
  • DPW: Mobile Device Strategy
  • MPD: City-wide study to expand CCTV Neighborhood Camera System
  • OCFO: IT Help Desk
  • OSSE: IT Business Analysis


Our goal is to make it easy for you to provide everything you need to keep your organization functioning at the highest level.


Our goal is to make it easy for you to provide everything you need to keep your organization functioning at the highest level.

Our clients benefit from

1. PPM's Boutique Size
2. GSA Competitive Prices
3. Net 30-day Billing
4. Large Credit Capacity
5. Fast Turnaround Times
6. State and Local Government Experience

DC CBE: LSDZR69819032018   |   CAGE CODE: 6AY37   |   DUNS: 96-717-1153

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NIGP Codes
915-58-00, 918-04-00, 918-20-00, 918-21-00, 918-29-00, 918-30-00, 918-32-00, 918-38-00, 918-46-00, 918-49-00, 918-75-00, 918-83-00, 918-85-00, 918-90-00, 918-95-00, 920-24-00, 946-20-00, 958-82-00, 966-18-18

12 Preference Points
Local Business Enterprise (LBE)   |  Small Business Enterprise (SBE)   |  Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)   |  Resident Owned Business (ROB)

Prime Contract Vehicles
DCSS IT Equipment & Software Services
DCSS Audit & Financial Services
DCSS Print & Document Management
DC DOH IT Technical Resources IDIQ
DC MPD Blanket Purchase Agreement
DC OCTO Blanket Purchase Agreement

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Meet the team

Introducing > Our Core Team!


Meet the team

Introducing > Our Core Team!



Chief Executive Officer


As a performance management, organizational development and turnaround specialist, Rob Thorne’s career rise from venture-capital-backed start-ups and Fortune 500 companies to local government and utilities, effortlessly prepared him to found Public Performance Management. 

This DC native felt compelled to bring his skills, talent, and diverse background in operations back to the area to supply organizations with quality products and talent. His expertise includes:  

> Formulating, evaluating and articulating operations strategies, particularly for enterprises undergoing key transitions.

> Creating practical work designs that optimize the use of human resources, technology, equipment, and budget.

> Deconstructing existing operations via business process redesign, then increasing service delivery and efficiency.

> Implementing standard operating procedures and best practices, while accounting for work culture dynamics.

Rob is a graduate of The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (MBA), The University of Michigan (MSE) and Howard University (BSME).


Chief Operating Officer


As head of Operations, Shayleen Spencer is responsible for business alignment, cultivating clients, building key relationships, and ensuring that PPM is on target for sustainable growth. 

For the past five years, PPM has benefitted from her 15 years of financial industry experience (locally, nationally, and regionally) and her expertise as a former commercial and retail banking executive. Through the years, she has become an industry expert at banking, import/export trade. Her track record for turnaround, performance management, and competitive differentiation has helped PPM deliver a quality experience for the customer. 

Her day-to-day operational responsibilities, include revenue and sales growth; expense, cost and margin control; and financial goal management.

Shayleen is a graduate of Howard University (BBA), where she majored in International Business and Finance. 

Creative Director & Print Manager


Romain is a DC native, veteran creative director, and obsessive about brand identity standards.

Known as PPM’s creative strategist, Romain has almost 20 years of brand identity development, graphic design, website development and creative direction experience.  Always ready to impact brand awareness in a positive way.

Romain has developed brand identities and marketing campaigns for organizations such as, Office of Technology, City of New Orleans, Smithsonian Institution, DC Department of Transportation, DC Water, Sodexo, Inc., Africare, ASAE & The Center for Leadership, Innovative Management Solutions, Kumi Construction, Jack and Jill of America, Inc., and more.  Romain believes your brand only lives in the customer’s mind, so understanding the perceptions, desires and needs of the audience is the key to branding success.

Romain is a graduate of The Portfolio Center (MS), where she concentrated in Brand Identity Development and Florida A&M University (BS), where she majored in Graphic Design and minored in print management.