Cogent People Establishes Formal PMO & QMO With Strategic New Hire

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Columbia, Md., October 2, 2023 — Mekel Dreher has joined Cogent People to lead our newly established Project Management Office (PMO) and Quality Management Office (QMO). This strategic appointment underscores our commitment to enhancing quality standards, strengthening project management capabilities, and promoting standardized processes throughout the organization.

Mekel brings over eight years of extensive experience as a quality assurance management professional to Cogent People. Her expertise spans audit management, document control, and quality control analysis, making her a critical asset in driving operational excellence and customer satisfaction. She has actively contributed to several successful Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) and International Organization for Standardization (ISO) appraisals within the IT sector, showcasing her proficiency in implementing and maintaining high standards of quality assurance.

In her new role, Mekel will lead Cogent People’s efforts in developing and implementing robust processes across projects and teams. She will proactively monitor process compliance and spearhead continuous improvement initiatives to ensure consistency in service delivery and to elevate overall performance.

Cogent People is an SBA-certified 8(a), minority-owned Information Technology (IT) services and business consulting firm serving federal and state governments since 2009. We embrace the power of intellect and open-mindedness to provide forward-thinking IT and business services in the Data InnovationSoftware Engineering, and System Integration domains. We have established a reputation in the government contracting industry for exceeding expectations and providing long-lasting value, progressive solutions, and superior delivery and results. Our commitment to quality is corroborated in the company being appraised at Maturity Level 3 for Development and Services by the CMMI Institute.