Arctic Directory Sept 2023: Coffman Anchorage project manager earns certification
Coffman Engineers Inc. said Jan. 25 that it is pleased to announce Michelle McGinnis' achievement on earning her project management professional certificate. She is a project manager in Coffman's corrosion control engineering department.
McGinnis joined Coffman in 2014 and has provided project controls and management services for numerous projects in the oil and gas, commercial construction and hospitality industries. Apart from being a NACE certified cathodic protection technician, McGinnis role as a project manager includes overseeing, reviewing and drafting project documentation, as well as overseeing company-wide project controls activities. She manages projects throughout the entire cycle of the project, including initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and closing phases of each project. Throughout the project McGinnis manages the project scopes, budgets, forecasts, schedules and contracts. McGinnis is also the corporate safety coordinator for Coffman, where she is part of a corporate safety committee that oversees safety aspects of the company, including proctoring required safety training, maintaining records, OSHA reporting and tracking client compliance through ISNetWorld.
McGinnis graduated from the University of Alaska Anchorage with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology degree, and is currently working towards her master's degree in business administration.
"Michelle excels in all that she does, and this latest accomplishment further exemplifies her continued development and leadership in the project controls/corrosion control groups," said Dan Stears, vice president of corrosion control.