John Palmer

John Palmer, Vice President of Business Development and Northern Regional Manager, has over 27 years of transportation design, construction management, inspection and project controls experience throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. As Vice President of Business Development for Quinn Consulting Services, John is charged with expanding the Quinn footprint by working closely with our clients and business partners in multiple states to identify teaming opportunities and to respond to client RFPs for new projects.   He works closely with other Quinn Managers and our marketing department to proactively help identify, pursue and win new contracts or replacement contracts with clients throughout Maryland, DC and Virginia. Types of contracts that John has been instrumental in helping Quinn to secure include: Construction Engineering and Inspection (CEI), Design Build and Public-Private Partnership (P3) contracts.

John is experienced in all facets of construction management from pre-construction through project closeout. As Northern Regional Manager he uses the experience he has gained as a project manager, construction manager, construction inspection coordinator, and providing engineering support on both large and small projects for local, state and federal clients to make sure the client and Quinn’s needs are met.  John’s firsthand knowledge of transportation project requirements and his experience managing and providing CEI support to clients has helped to make him a valuable asset to Quinn, our clients and our many business partners.  His experience includes multi-million dollar projects like the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Replacement, I-95 Improvements in Alexandria, VA, and the Bridge Deck Replacement for 11 bridges in the I-95 Corridor in downtown Richmond. John’s management experience includes dozens of On-Call CEI contracts for major Quinn clients including: the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT), the Maryland Transportation Authority (MdTA), the Maryland State Highway Administration (MD SHA), the District of Columbia Department of Transportation (DDOT), Federal Highway Eastern Federal Lands Highway Division (FHWA EFLHD),  the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), and a variety of locally administered city and county clients.