About Us

Our Founder

Our founder and Principal Chemist, Mary Schneider, has over 32 years of management and technical experience in environmental services ranging from laboratory services. and environmental consulting services including RI/FS. Her personal certifications include Certified Quality Auditor, American Society for Quality (ASQ) and Certified Manager of Quality/Operational Excellence (ASQ). You can contact her at mary.schneider@inyainc.com

Core Strengths

  • More than 20 years of experience as a Quality Control Manager/Chemist on RI/FS and remediation projects for the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) and USACE focusing on cost-plus and fixed-priced remediation, LTM and O&M contracts (Many of the sites are CERCLA sites)
  • Extensive experience in the development and implementation of quality control programs for construction and data collection operations
  • Preparation and review of work plans, Uniform Federal Policy for Quality Assurance Project Plan (UFP-QAPP), development of data quality objectives (DQOs), data validation and data quality assessment
  • Management of on-site quality control personnel and chemists to ensure field implementation of planning documents, including Work Plan (WP), QAPP, Contractor Quality Control (CQC) Plan and Health and Safety Plan, and the collection of defensible data that meet project data quality objectives