QES Leadership

Corporate Leadership

Lydia Kennard

President and CEO

Lydia Kennard, President and CEO, has a professional career that has spanned corporate law, real estate development, and urban planning. She holds a Harvard law degree….

Pete Capizzi

VP of Business Development

Pete Capizzi is the Vice President of Business Development. He has over 40 years of experience in the Pavement Engineering industry, working…

Douglas J. Frith, P.E.

VP of Engineering

Douglas Frith is a registered Professional Engineer with a Master of Science Degree in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in pavement materials…

Jeff Uhlmeyer, P.E.

Senior Engineer

Jeff Uhlmeyer has a B.S. in Civil Engineering, an M.S. in Civil Engineering, and is a registered Professional Engineer. He spent…

Steven L. Koser, P.E.

Senior Engineer

Steve Koser is a registered Professional Engineer with a B.S. in Water Resources Engineering Technology and a Master of…

Dan Pearce

Construction Services Manager

Mr. Pearce serves as Construction Services Manager of QES. He oversees the inspection staff, writes proposals, and manages…

Luis Ramirez, P.E.

Senior Pavement Engineer and Manager

Luis Ramirez is a registered Professional Engineer who holds an M.S. degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh…

Pavement Engineering Leadership

Carlos Cary, Ph.D., P.E.

Senior Pavement Engineer

Dr. Carlos Cary is a Senior Project Analyst for QES. He holds a Ph.D. in civil engineering with a focus in geotechnical…

Mauricio Rios

Senior Engineering Technician

Mauricio Rios has 19 years of transportation engineering experience working on a wide variety of projects. He is also knowledgable…

Mona Nobakht, Ph.D., P.E. 

Project Engineer

Dr. Nobakht is a licensed Professional Engineer with over 8 years of experience in both the public and private sectors. She holds…

Uche H. Ikwut-Ukwa, P.E.

Senior Engineer – Bridge Inspection

Uche Ikwut-Ukwa is a registered Professional Engineer with a Master of Science Degree in Architectural Engineering with…

Shovon Chowdhury

Pavement Management Associate

Shovon Chowdhury, a Pavement Management Associate, has extensive experience as an on-site Pavement Management…

Construction Inspection Leadership

Janet Mccarroll

Materials Plant Inspector

Janet Mccarroll is a materials consultant focusing on the inspection of precast concrete for the Pennsylvania…

Linda Wilson

PCDS Coordinator

Linda Wilson is a Pennsylvania Collaboration and Documentation System (PCDS) Coordinator for the Pennsylvia Turnpike…

Wendy Dearing

PCDS Administrator

Wendy Dearing is a Pennsylvania Collaboration and Documentation System (PCDS) Administrator for the Pennsylvania Turnpike…

Wendy Jarrell

Construction Inspector

Wendy Jarrell began her career in the construction industry in 2005 starting as a laborer apprentice. Upon completion of…