Katharine Hidalgo, Director of Operations MBA, PMP
Katharine Hidalgo is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with expertise in full life cycle project management, strategic planning, process improvement, contract management, and performance measurement. She oversees QIP’s daily business activities, including managing and improving internal processes, operations, resource allocation, and overall quality and efficiency.
“My goal is to operationalize sound business principles for managing QIP, its projects, and staff in a way that honors our core values,” Katharine said. “Doing so creates an environment in which both QIP staff and QIP as a company can maximize success.”
Katharine is a Microsoft Certified Professional in MS Project, Certified Scrum Master, and Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt, and holds an ITIL Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management. She has a Moderate Risk 5c Security Clearance (Active).
Before joining QIP, Katharine managed an array of projects as a consultant for the U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Department of Justice. She holds an MBA from Florida State University and a BS in Administration of Justice from George Mason University. In her free time, Katharine enjoys playing and watching soccer, taking her dogs on outdoor adventures, and spending time with her family and friends.