Charles H. Quandel - Managing Member/CEO

Charlie Quandel is the Managing Member and Chief Executive Officer of Quandel Consultants, LLC. He has more than 35 years of experience as a professional engineer with the last 25 years dedicated to “engineering solutions for rail systems” for steel wheel/ steel rail and magnetic levitation projects. Recently, he has served as the program/project manager for the nine state consortium for the Midwest Regional Rail System (MWRRS) which is now under development with more than $2.5 Billion in construction. Charlie has also served as project manager or project engineer on more than 30 other high speed, intercity, commuter and light rail programs throughout the United States. Charlie is involved in passenger rail issues with the American Public Transportation Association and Transportation Research Board. He is a licensed professional engineer in Illinois, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, New York, Maryland, Florida, Kentucky, Delaware, Colorado, Arizona, and Maine. He is a 1969 graduate of the United States Naval Academy and holds a Master of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Lehigh University.