Erin A. Hoy, CMQ/OE, CQA, President ErinHeadshot

Ms. Hoy is the President of PQM, Inc., and is responsible for establishing PQM’s foundation for culture development, growth strategy, attracting new talent, and business development. In 2015, she brought in new clients San Diego Association of Governments and Metrolink. She brings strong leadership to help our projects develop a plan for building quality cultures. Her project specific experience includes SR-91 Corridor Improvement Project – Organizational Development; Orange County Transportation Authority Highways Program – CCO Analysis; Port of Long Beach – Quality Management Systems development and production. Her experience includes project management, strategic operations, general management, product development and marketing. She has strong creative and analytical skills and her experience encompasses a focus on quality management, effective team leadership, ability to develop and sustain solid stakeholder relationships, implementing creative and innovative ideas, and consistently contributing to multiple areas of project delivery.

Donald G. Archer, P.E., Quality Director Don Archer Head Shot

Mr. Archer is the founder of PQM, Inc., and has provided a wide variety of quality management services to public and private clients in the infrastructure industry. He has developed quality programs for an entire organization, a transportation division, a Capital Improvement Program, and several mega projects. He is fluent with transportation environmental clearance, design, and construction on highway and transit facilities using Design-Bid-Build (DBB), Design-Build (DB) and Construction Management/General Contractor (CM/GC) projects by Caltrans, LA Metro, POLB and local municipalities. He has served in a Design and Construction Quality Management role on the SR 125 South, I-405 Sepulveda Pass, SR 91 Transportation Corridor, Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor, and as OCTA’s Highway and Rail QA Manager. Since 1992 Mr. Archer has focused on Quality Management as a proven approach to increase reliability and consistency with design documents, construction materials, and product installation in an effort to minimize rework, construction cost overruns and schedule delays.

Larry Tipton, P.E., Quality Director IMG_3791

Mr. Tipton offers a broad range of experience in transportation and building facility design and construction including design, quality and project management on projects ranging from $100K to $2B. He brings direct experience in all phases on project delivery on a variety of project types and size for project delivery methods. His more recent experience is managing Quality Programs for large transportation projects including freeways, toll roads, transit, and maintenance facilities for LA Metro. His responsibilities included maintaining the quality standards, identifying quality issues, directing audits, situation analysis, contract compliance and solutions to the issues that create interference in project delivery. Mr. Tipton’s effective verbal and written communications produce positive results, solid team building and conflict resolution skills.

LeeenaHeadShotLeena Joshi, CQE, CQA, Quality Manager

Ms. Joshi is a result-oriented individual with 25 years of relevant experience in developing and implementing Quality Management Systems. She is well versed in the applicability of ISO 9001-2008/2015, and Health, Safety, & Environmental Management Standards such as ISO 8001 and ISO 14001. She brings a wealth of experience in areas of Problem Solving and Root Cause Analysis on infrastructure and environmental projects for private and public sector facilities. She is a certified Quality Engineer and Quality Auditor through ASQ and is also a certified Lead Auditor through RABQSA and is proficient in conducting surveillance and audits.

Bianet Camacho, Quality Engineer

Ms. Camacho is a lifelong learner who is oriented to problem solving with logic and analysis, and is always aware of new quality requirement accomplishments mediating productivity, efficiency and effectiveness. She focuses on how things can be positively improved, while maintaining an interest in achieving the project’s short and long term goals. Her emphasis on continual improvement has shown to be beneficial to a company’s performance. She is fluent with many prepared ISO requirements and other strict governmental requirements, has conducted risk management analysis, quality audits and surveillances, assisted with the generation and implementation of preventive and corrective actions, established performance quality metrics to monitor progress and efficiencies using Lean Manufacturing Tools and Six Sigma methodology.