Meet Our Team
Chris has actively participated in the infrastructure materials engineering and quality industry for more than 24 years, having first being introduced to the testing of concrete cylinders when he was just 15 years old. His passion lies in the design, testing, and inspection of materials as well as the development and implementation of project quality programs. This passion has resulted in the development of technical solutions that have helped a variety of clients complete successful projects over the years. The founding principle of G3 Quality is to establish a client-focused infrastructure quality management company that partners with all project stakeholders and invests in the success of the project.
Chris has managed quality programs on some of California’s most iconic infrastructure projects as well as various city/county quality assurance programs. Throughout his career, Chris has maintained an active involvement in our transportation community to continually improve, recognize, and implement processes and products.
Chris is a former Board Member of California Transportation Foundation (CTF) and has remained actively involved with California Asphalt Pavement Association, American Public Works Association (APWA), and Caltrans Expert Task Group. In his spare time, Chris enjoys water sports, family, friends, and hosting Sunday dinners with a variety of craft brews.
Executive Vice President
Susan is a founding member of G3 Quality, with more than 16 years of Architect/Engineer/Construction Industry-related experience along with a Bachelors’ degree in Business from Pepperdine University.
Susan has held key leadership roles in marketing and sales in the roles of Director of Strategic Planning and Senior Inside Sales Coordinator. Susan combines her industry strategic planning experience and expertise in business administration and organizational structure to head up the G3 Quality leadership team.
G3 Quality’s values of Pride, Partnerships, Ownership, and Effectiveness are demonstrated by Susan daily in her interactions with each G3 department, our trusted vendors, and clients. As a DISC certified trainer, Susan manages training and leadership development initiatives which include our G3 Academy, a program designed to guide and educate G3 Quality’s management team.
Chris and Susan organized the company to sustain a healthy work-life balance. In Susan’s quality time with her family and friends, she enjoys athletic activities with her husband and two daughters, as well as traveling and wine tasting.
Zachary Wheeler, P.E.
Director of Operations
Zachary manages our project management, laboratory, field services, and technology divisions. As a California registered Professional Engineer, Zachary has more than 11 years of experience and is responsible for managing our daily operation which includes planning, developing, coordinating, and managing onsite construction engineering activities for projects varying in size. In his previous roles, he has been responsible for scheduling and managing field technicians, reviewing field and laboratory data, and delivering report submittals.
Zachary coordinates closely with each department to strategically staff and service each of our unique projects throughout California
Zachary enjoys working on house improvements with his wife, golfing, and going to the beach with his daughter and their dog.
Internal Quality Director
Matt Ramos has more than 21 years of experience. His role as Internal Quality Manager serves as added-value to each G3 project. His oversight and attention to detail are provided at no cost to the client and ensures our high standard of quality. He has developed hundreds of HMA designs throughout California and brings quality program management experience specializing in the testing of aggregate, soils, binders, concrete, and HMA.
Matt brings a diverse background in the Quality Control Industry. He began his career as a Quality Control Laboratory Supervisor providing data review and Hot Mix Asphalt Mix Designs. He gained airport experience with his role as Quality Control Coordinator on a variety of LAX projects and agency projects throughout the LA/Orange County area.
Matt works closely with our Laboratory Manager and Information Systems Manager to coordinate testing and mix designs and get them processed and reported.
Matt enjoys time with his family and watching baseball.
Department Leaders & Key Staff:
Project Management Department Manager
Technical Services Director
Information Systems Manager
Business Development Manager
Larry Clark, P.E., G.E.
Jordan Roper, P.E.
Senior Project Manager
Michael "Bo" Brandenberg
Business Development Manager
Field Services Manager – Southern California
Field Services Supervisor – Northern California