James N. Salapatas, PE, PMP, Senior Partner, Quality Management Consulting is a consultant and trainer in project management and quality management. He has over 40 years of experience, having held executive positions in utilities, consulting, computer integrated systems, manufacturing, and transportation. On the senior faculty at Keller Graduate School of Management, DeVry University, he is a contributing author to The Implementation of Project Management Handbook and the third edition Industrial Engineering Handbook by Maynard. He was chairman of the ANSI committee on Flow Charting Standards, has a patent in the materials handling field, is listed in "Who's Who in the South and Southwest," and was a member of the State of Florida Governor's Commission on Management and Efficiency. He is a life member of the Institute Of Industrial Engineers and a thirty year member of Project Management Institute. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois and a Master of Science degree in Management from Florida International University, Miami, Florida.