In the News: Cresenzi Shares Insights on CMAA’s Construction Leaders Podcast

In the News: Cresenzi Shares Insights on CMAA’s Construction Leaders Podcast

March 6, 2024

The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) recently interviewed Senior Resident Engineer Brian Cresenzi, PE, on its Construction Leaders Podcast. During the episode, “Exploring Quality Management in Construction,” Brian shared insight on the pivotal role of quality management in construction projects.

Brian shares his journey in the construction industry, starting with his early involvement in quality audits and how his experience on the Governor Mario Cuomo Bridge project shaped his understanding of quality’s importance. The discussion underscores the three pillars of construction management — time, cost, and quality. It also highlights the common oversight of quality in favor of time and cost, stressing the need for a balanced, proactive approach to quality management.

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Brian Cresenzi, PE

Brian delves into the definitions and distinctions between quality assurance and quality control, explaining their essential roles in satisfying client needs and ensuring project standards from both construction management and contractor perspectives. He emphasizes effective communication as a cornerstone of quality management and provides practical, real-life examples. This approach facilitates proactive problem-solving and ensures adherence to quality standards throughout the project life cycle.

Through Brian’s expertise, the podcast illuminates the nuanced aspects of quality management in construction, highlighting the critical balance between meeting client expectations and fostering a culture of quality and innovation within project teams.

Listen to the entire podcast here.

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