Richard Eitland, an experienced senior quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) manager, has joined STV as Vice President and Corporate Director of Quality.
Located in the firm’s Hartford, Conn., office, Eitland will oversee quality processes for the firm’s operating divisions.
Prior to joining STV, Eitland held senior QA/QC roles at multinational engineering firms, where he oversaw quality programs that included full lifecycle program and construction management for domestic and international transportation, utility, construction, environmental and federal infrastructure projects. He has expertise in Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) design and validation, Corrective Action/Preventive Action (CAPA), as well as auditing and continuous improvement programs.
Eitland holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Science from Thomas Edison State University in Trenton, N.J. He is a longtime American Society for Quality member and ISO lead auditor. He is certified in Lean Six Sigma as well as configuration management, requirements management and safety system design.
“Rich is ideally suited to spearhead our organization’s quality effort,” said Milo E. Riverso, Ph.D., P.E., CCM, STV’s President and CEO. “Quality is a key part of our core mission at STV, and Rich’s commitment to continuous improvement is a superb match for our firm.”