It’s our people – their skills and their diversity-- that have enabled Pegasus-Global’s success and enable us to provide unique value to our clients. Our consultants’ educational backgrounds include undergraduate and advanced degrees in civil engineering, electrical engineering, structural engineering, nuclear engineering, engineering physics, construction management, business administration, law and computer science. Their professional backgrounds include distinguished careers as industry-leading consultants on the world’s biggest mega-projects, executive and senior management roles with major energy companies, some of the world’s largest construction contractors, and governmental entities responsible for infrastructure construction and management and for rate regulation.
Most of our team has been very active in education and scholarship in their respective fields. Collectively, our team has muddy steel-toed boots from years on the site and nice suits from years on the executive floor. We’ve worked internationally with many different cultures. The depth and diversity of our consultants’ experience enables us to understand how to successfully partner with our clients to achieve their strategic objectives – whether our client is an owner, a contractor, a regulatory commission, or another governmental entity.
Dr. Patricia D. Galloway
P.E, CPENG, PMP, MRICS, CFCC
President, Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Galloway oversees all aspects of the firm's management consulting and services. For more than 30 years, she has provided strategic advice to boards and senior management concerning governance, management structures, and performance and risk management. She is skilled at providing project risk identification, project assessment and analysis, project trend evaluations, and risk reduction plans and also provides performance, prudence, and management audits. Dr. Galloway also serves as an arbitrator in both domestic and international arbitrations and is a member of the Board of Directors of the American Arbitration Association.She holds a certificate of Director Education from the National Association of Corporate Directors and has served on a number of private and non-profit boards.
Dr. Galloway was also appointed by President George W. Bush to the United States National Science Board in 2006 for a six-year term. In that position, she served as Vice Chair from 2008 to 2010. In 2004 Dr. Galloway was honored to be elected by her peers to the position of the first woman president of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Dr. Galloway has served as an advisor to multiple independent review panels (IRP), including her appointment by the Governor of Washington State as the chair of the Independent Expert Review Panel of the $3.5 Billion Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Program. She is a member of Pacific Science Center's Board of Directors, Central Washington University's Foundation Board, and New York Institute of Technology Engineering Dean's Advisory Council, and has also served on the Purdue University Engineering Dean's Advisory Council. Dr. Galloway has been recognized by her peers and is an elected member to the National Academy of Construction, the Pan American Academy of Engineering, and the position of Fellow in several professional organizations. Dr. Galloway has extensive international experience having worked on some of the world's largest projects. For a complete listing of Dr. Galloway's projects, please consult her résumé as well as videos and news articles in our Media Center.
Mr. Clark has more than 10 years of experience in business and finance administration. As Vice President, he performs risk analysis of events and identification of key issues, as well as research and document management. Mr. Clark performs detailed research and risk reviews, develops databases of engagement data, and interfaces with clients and agencies.
In addition, he has performed corporate and project prudence and performance audits, risk reviews and analysis, research and monitored projects, designed, reviewed and evaluated reports, and coordinated efforts of analysis teams. He has excelled at bridging the span between raw data and final output through the design of document management databases, spreadsheets, exhibits and graphics for use in analyzing and displaying analyzed results.
Mr. Clark’s experience includes a number of large and complex projects including the Edwardsport IGCC power plant; DeKalb County GA School District School Program; California Courthouse Construction Program Capital Construction Management Audit; the Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Project; the Alto Maipo Hydroelectric (Santiago, Chile); and two separate transmission projects currently under an Integrity Generally Accepted Processes & Practices (G.A.P.P.) Analysis℠.
With 25 years of research and design experience, Ms. Black provides assistance to senior management with research and document management services and provides analysis of events and key issue identification pertaining to Pegasus-Global clients. She has extensive knowledge of a variety of online and other research tools. Ms. Black reviews and monitors budgets, develops databases, and interfaces with clients and agencies in her role as Specialist Consultant.
Ms. Black has managed both the contracting and execution of research and monitoring projects, assisted in project scoping and project design development, reviewed and evaluated reports, and coordinated the efforts of analysis teams. She has designed document management databases, spreadsheets, exhibits, and graphics for use in analyzing and displaying project data.
Prior to joining Pegasus-Global, Ms. Black managed and advised on environmental research and monitoring projects for agencies and environmental and engineering firms
In addition to Ms. Black’s Project Management experience and expertise, her technical expertise includes stream geomorphology; headwater stream hydrology, geomorphology, and ecology. She has participated in fish habitat assessment, slope stability assessment and stabilization, and has performed Washington State watershed analysis and other forest ecological assessment methods and designed environmental monitoring systems. She is experienced in aerial photo interpretation, GIS mapping and analysis, fluid mechanics and flows, and statistical analysis database packages (SAS and SPSS).
Ms. Coe is Dr. Patricia Galloway's Executive Secretary and is responsible for providing administrative and clerical support to Pegasus Global departments and individuals. She is tasked with scheduling meetings and arranging conferences, managing Pegasus Global Key Personnel's travel and conference meeting schedule, and managing the Pegasus Global office budget. She handles and routes all information requests, greets and welcomes all visitors to the facility, prepares confidential and sensitive documents, prepares agenda for meetings, and plans and executes all Pegasus Global events and volunteer activities. She also coordinates travel arrangements and itineraries, and prepares, compiles and manages all travel, testimony, and conference matters for Pegasus Global Key Personnel.
Jack L. Dignum
With extensive experience in corporate and project governance, management and controls, project risk management and contract disputes, Mr. Dignum is an expert in all aspects of management consulting and services. He has held senior positions with owner and contractor organizations in both private and public environments and is fully knowledgeable and experienced with the roles and tasks needed to ensure successful completion of complex megaprojects throughout the power, process, infrastructure, transportation, and building industries.During his 40-year career, Mr. Dignum has provided strategic advice to Corporate Board of Directors, Corporate Senior Management, and Project Management in the energy and infrastructure industries, performed formal management compliance reviews and audits, and overseen contract formation, negotiation and compliance processes and the design and management of project system designs. He is also experienced in project control system development, implementation, and use and in the organization of project management teams and structures. He has performed project prudence and performance audits, progress assessments, and change management and control reviews and assessments, and has consulted on critical issues and "lessons learned."
Mr. Odiaga assists senior management with analysis, research, and document management. He provides assistance on a variety of audit, risk management, and management consulting engagements for construction and engineering projects, including megaprojects, power generation, and program and project management.
As a technology specialist, Mr. Odiaga has extensive knowledge of cyber risk, server administration, network development, network security, software development, data backups, and disaster recovery. He brings extensive experience in the technical sciences to innovate research and analysis methods. As an consultant, he helps senior management with events analysis, research, and document management. Mr. Odiaga also performs research, reviews and monitors budgets, develops databases, and develops strategies to manage documentation.
John L. Owen, P. ENG.
Mr. Owen has led a variety of management and forensic engineering analyses involving issues of engineering management, project and operations management, operations facility performance, and management consulting and risk management assignments throughout the power, oil and gas, process, and building industries. He brings 30 years of experience to Pegasus-Global's client base in the identification of risks and strategic evaluation of performance, prudence, and related project specific and corporate issues.
Mr. Owen has analyzed numerous utility and construction engagements, including forensic analysis of the failure of electric generating stations, delay and productivity analysis on utilities and commercial projects, and evaluation of engineering performance on multi-billion dollar construction projects.
Mr. Owen has extensive experience in the power industry related to design and control systems. He has participated in the design of electrical protection and control schemes for hydroelectric power stations, substations, and large industrial installations. He specializes in power system studies and planning, design of oil-filled cable systems, and the development of computer programs for design calculations and physical design of large AC motors to 14,000 horsepower.
Prior to joining Pegasus-Global, Mr. Owen was vice president and director of The Nielsen-Wurster Group Inc., an international management consulting firm specializing in management consulting, risk management, and dispute resolution. During his time with Nielsen-Wurster, Mr. Owen had a full-time position as its Chief Operating Officer while also serving as the President of one of Nielsen-Wurster's subsidiary companies specializing in forensic engineering.
Howard L. Sobel, P.E.
Mr. Sobel has more than 35 years of experience in the power generation and construction industries involving design, engineering, change orders, specification preparation, bid evaluation, procurement, construction, startup, operations, and maintenance using different contract forms including EPC and design/build. He is experienced in power plant construction, operation and FERC/state regulatory agencies. Past projects have included new construction and renovations, power plants (cogeneration, combined-cycle, nuclear, fluidized bed), industrial plants, utility electrical systems and schools.
William G. Riggins
Mr. Riggins has enjoyed a 29-year career primarily in the energy industry, including electric utility planning, construction and operation, ratemaking principles and concepts, and environmental regulation. In the past few years, Mr. Riggins has focused on corporate transitioning to meet the demands and competitiveness of a deregulated market. He has been heavily involved in business diversification, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures and, above all, creating an entrepreneurial mindset throughout those organizations and departments.
Mrs. Williams runs our Melbourne, Australia office, where she assists senior management with analysis, research and document management. She provides assistance on a variety of risk management and management consulting engagements for construction and engineering projects including: megaprojects, power, and program and project management. Mrs. Williams has over 12 years of experience in construction management, performing research, conducting reviews, monitoring budgets, developing databases, and working with clients and agencies. Her responsibilities include reviewing and analyzing project documentation, overseeing document management, developing document management databases and spreadsheets, and setting up exhibits.