Mr. J. Michael Foley, PE, PMP, CCP

CEO of GATE 6 Solutions, Inc.

Mr. Foley has almost four (4) decades of broad based experience managing the technical and business challenges associated with complex projects and programs in the government, commercial, industrial, energy, power, utility, information, and insurance industries. He is a respected and proven source of practical expertise using industry “best practices” in strategic business and program planning; project management; project control; cost engineering and estimating; risk management; earned value management systems; contract management and administration; change order/claims management; dispute resolution; and regulatory defense.  Mr. Foley’s experience spans the life‐cycle phases of complex projects and capital programs from conceptual planning and engineering through construction, operations, maintenance, and decommissioning. He has established effective methods to integrate engineering, economic, financial, and risk management principals with leading technologies to analyze and manage schedule and financial risk on complex projects. He has played a leading role in performance assessments and management audits of electric utilities and electric utility projects. Mr. Foley’s expert technical capabilities have been utilized to successfully resolve contract differences, rate proceedings before public utility commissions, and matters before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. He has been designated as a technical expert in several disputes and has been accepted in United States Federal Court and proffered testimony as an expert witness.  Mr. Foley is also well respected for being an advocate for STEM education and applied learning opportunities for students through robotics.  He serves on the board of Directors of the Georgia Robotics Alliance, volunteers as a mentor to the FERNBANK LINKS Robotics Team in Decatur, GA, and provides training to teachers and students in FLL projects and robot programing.   Mr. Foley is a judge/inspector at FLL and FRC robotics competitions locally and nationally.