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 OCTA I-405 Improvement Project – Principal in Charge/Consultant; 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 of system integration across multiple business units, quality management, contract administration, and organizational development. She clearly understands stakeholder needs and brings people together to achieve a common goal through effective communication, change management, and training.

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, Port of Long Beach 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 skill

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.

Ann Walker, P.E., Quality Manager

Ms. Walker demonstrates a track record of diversified professional experience in the successful delivery of small to complex mega transportation projects on the federal and state transportation system and local municipalities. Some key qualifications include Project Management, Segment Management, and Quality Management positions on Design-Build Projects, roadway facilities, design, temporary structures design, drainage and utilities design and coordination. She has worked as an engineer or manager with the Designer and Contractor on six Design-Build projects, including the Eastern Transportation Corridor, SR-125 South, I-405 Sepulveda Pass, Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor, Foothill Extension Phase II, and the Carlsbad Desalination Plant. She brings a fluent understanding of Caltrans PS&E packaging for the Design-Build delivery method, design criteria and standards, and utility coordination.

Aythem Saleh, P.E., PMP, RMP, Quality Director

Mr. Saleh has over 29 years of professional experience as a Senior Highway and Bridge Program Manager in California, including crucial roles with Caltrans District 7 and the HDR Transportation Group in the Middle East office. He is well-versed in delivering infrastructure and highway projects with a strong focus on Project Management, Risk Management and Construction Management. His strengths include, but are not limited to, coordinating project delivery from planning stage, negotiating with contractors regarding changes to design, and ensuring projects are delivered on time, within budget, and meet the technical and legal requirements of the contract.