Patricia Galloway
Dr. Patricia D Galloway
President and Chief Executive Officer and Principal, Pegasus Global Holdings, Inc.
Cle Elum, WA
(o) 1.509.857.2235
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I am the President and CEO of Pegasus Global Holdings, Inc., a 100% woman-owned and an international management consulting firm. In 2004 I was the first woman President of the American Society of Civil Engineers in its 152 year history at that time. From 2006-2012, I served on the US National Science Board, appointed by President Bush and Senate confirmed. I currently sit on several for-profit and non-profit boards including the Pacific Science Center Board in Seattle, WA. I serve as both a management consultant in the Energy and Transportation industries and as an international arbitrator. I have traveled to over 100 countries and have been fortunate to work in over 60 on some of the world's largest projects. Projects have included the $30 billion Cross Rail project in London, the Venice Lagoon Flood Gate Project in Italy, The Tsing Ma Bridge in Hong Kong, The City-Link road project in Melbourne, Australia, the world's largest cobalt-nickel mine in Western Australia, the Panama Canal, an off-shore platform and refinery in Mexico, an oil-depot project in Kuwait, a pharmaceutical plant in Singapore, and over 50 nuclear power plants. I am currently Chair of the Independent Review Panel of the Alaskan Way viaduct removal project in Seattle, WA where the world's largest tunnel boring machine is being used to bore a deep tunnel under Seattle. I am a certified Project Management Professional and a Chartered Surveyor and a licensed professional civil engineer in 14 US States, the province of Manitoba, Canada and Australia. I have written a book published by ASCE Press on the 21st Century Engineer and am one of the editors and authors of another ASCE published books, "Managing Gigaprojects From Those That Have Been There Done That." I have published over 150 papers, including 50 peer-reviewed articles and have lectured on over 200 occasions. Watch my TED talk that I gave for TexManhattanBeach !
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BS-Civil Engineering, Purdue University MBA-NY Institute of Technology PhD-Kochi University of Technology, Japan
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  • Sonia, Corona, Ca asked Patricia Galloway, Pegasus Global Holdings, Inc.

    Added Thursday, June 25, 2015 at 9:57 PM

    Thank you first of all for being so inspiring. I am a single mother that pretty much struggled through just keeping a roof over our heads, now 2 of my 3 children are off on their own, and I have worked in and around construction all of my life and I love the fast pace and challenges of the industry. My question to you is I am now 44 years old and just gonna start my path to my engineering degree and love the construction management aspect of it all. I want to be out in the field but at my age ...
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    Patricia Galloway, Pegasus Global Holdings, Inc.
    Answered Thursday, June 25, 2015 at 9:57 PM
    First-my apologies for taking a month to respond!  I am getting married on August 28 (at 58 years old!) and thus my life has been a bit turned upside down in all the things I have to prepare for plus my normal work activities!  Yes-my advice to ...
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  • Caitlin, Student, Chicago, IL asked Patricia Galloway, Pegasus Global Holdings, Inc.

    Added Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 10:41 AM

    Hi, I was just wondering if you have ever felt intimitdated or discriminated against, being a good-looking female in the engineering department? I'm a 23 year old female studying civil engineering and I've been holding off completing college in fear that it will soon be time to get into the male-dominated field. Even in everyday life I am bothered by men and I just seeing how successful you are, do you have any tips to avoid or deal with such events in the work field?
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    Patricia Galloway, Pegasus Global Holdings, Inc.
    Answered Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 10:41 AM

    First, my sincere apologies for taking so long to reply to your question.  I got married in August and this year has been quite a year for me.  I am trying to now catch up on all the wonderful questions that young women are asking. Your ...

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  • Emmanouela, Greece asked Patricia Galloway, Pegasus Global Holdings, Inc.

    Added Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 3:17 PM

    Dear Mrs Galloway, as a young engineer, I would like to ask you whether you changed the field of your interest as an engineer during your career. According to which criteria did you make the choices in your career and did these involve risk apart from hard work? Moreover, do you think it is important to have mentors in your career or hard work and luck could guide us to the success? Finally, what would be an advice you could give to a young engineer who wants to learn, create and ...
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    Patricia Galloway, Pegasus Global Holdings, Inc.
    Answered Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 3:17 PM

    First, my sincere apologies for not getting back to you sooner. I got married in August and this year has been a whirlwind!  I hope I’m not too late in responding.  When I was in high school, I actually did not even know what engineering ...

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