Key Personnel

Name Position Bio
Sherry Morian President


Sherry Morian is the President, Chairman of the Board of Directors, and majority shareholder of Quality Engineering Solutions (QES). Ms. Morian graduated with honors after earning a Bachelor’s of Business Administration Degree with an emphasis in Management from the University of Texas at Arlington. She has over 25 years’ experience in the management of engineering companies. She provides the overall management of QES including contract management and negotiation, fiscal responsibility, financial reporting, asset allocation, employee management, marketing, pricing, and Federal Acquisition Regulation compliance. In addition, she serves as the project manager for construction inspection contracts. Ms. Morian is a member the American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE) and President of the Franklin, PA chapter. She is a member of ACEC/PA’s Transportation Committee and is active on the Construction Services subcommittee. Ms. Morian is an active member of the Transportation Research Board’s (TRB) national committee on Disadvantaged Business Enterprises where she served as Chairwoman for six years.

Dennis Morian, P.E. Director of Engineering


Dennis Morian, Director of Engineering at QES, is a registered professional engineer with a Master of Science degree in civil engineering from The Pennsylvania State University. He has over 38 years of highway/transportation related engineering experience. His experience includes 20 years with PennDOT where he served in various positions, including those of a district pavement design engineer, chief pavement engineer, construction quality control engineer, and chief structural materials engineer. Since leaving the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation after twenty years of service, he worked on a variety of large-scale federal projects before co-founding QES in 1997. He is well known for providing workable and practical solutions to complex problems utilizing the latest in technological advances. Because of his extensive state agency experience, Mr. Morian often serves as a liaison between state agency personnel and consultant/contractors to resolve issues and provide win-win solutions. He has also provided engineering expertise to contractors for privatized maintenance and risk assessment for those interested in design-build, warranty provisions, and other innovative contract techniques.

Mr. Morian is registered as a professional engineer in Florida, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and West Virginia. He has over three dozen technical publications and countless technical presentations on a broad range of pavement related topics. Mr. Morian is an active member of the Transportation Research Board’s (TRB) Standing Committee on General and Emerging Pavement Design (AFD30), the Subcommittee for Reflective Cracking (AFD70-1), and the Subcommittee for Integration of Asphalt Paving Mixture Characteristics with Flexible Pavement Structural Design (AFK50-2); Pennsylvania Asphalt Pavement Association Board of Directors; Pennsylvania Asphalt Pavement Quality Initiative Committee; and Pennsylvania Concrete Pavement Quality Initiative Committee.

Douglas Frith, P.E. Vice President


Douglas Frith is a registered Professional Engineer and has a Master of Science Degree in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in pavement materials. He has over 30 years of pavement consulting and construction experience. He currently manages the Reno, NV office. He is a recognized professional in pavement design and evaluations, quality control and assurance, pavement management, transportation research, training, and pavement construction. He has completed evaluations, designs, and design-build efforts for streets, highways, airports, and port facilities. Mr. Frith has been involved in the implementation of various pavement management systems for several cities, counties, airports, and military installations using multiple distress rating definitions and methodologies. As an instructor, Mr. Frith has provided technology transfer for the National Highway Institute and the University of Nevada, Reno.

Mr. Frith is an active member of the Transportation Research Board’s (TRB) committees on Pavement Management Systems (AFD10) and Standing Committee on Pavement Monitoring & Evaluation (AFD20). He has numerous technical presentations and publications on a broad range of pavement related topics.

Chuck Larson, P.E., PMP Senior Associate


Quality Engineering Solutions, Inc. is pleased to announce that Mr. Charles (Chuck) Larson, P.E., PMP, has joined our firm as a Senior Associate, based in Richmond, VA. Chuck’s career spans more than 33 years including 20 years at the Connecticut and Virginia DOTs and 10 years as a consultant in the private sector. His experience includes business development, managing projects for infrastructure and pavement management, roadway evaluation, pavement design, pavement evaluation, asset management, large multi-disciplinary projects, and configuring and implementing new IT systems.

Chuck has a B.S. in Civil Engineering, M.S. in Project Management, and is a registered Professional Engineer, a certified Project Management Professional, and a LEED Accredited Professional for Building Design and Construction. Chuck is a member of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Standing Committee for Pavement Evaluation and former chairman of the TRB Standing Committee for Pavement Management Systems. He is also a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Project Management Institute, and American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM).