SCS Engineers appoints national expert on solid waste finance and rate studies

Vita Quinn, who works out of Jacksonville, Florida, has been promoted.

March 13, 2018
Edited by DeAnne Toto
Municipal / IC&I Personnel

SCS Engineers, headquartered in Long Beach, California, has named Vita Quinn its national expert on solid waste finance and rate studies. Quinn, who works out of Jacksonville, Florida, came to SCS with 12 years of experience as a financial analyst and management consultant. She leads the company’s national economic integration team.

Quinn’s expertise includes fiscal impact analysis; rate, fee and assessment development; feasibility and scenario analysis; budgeting and revenue projection; privatization; and cost allocation. She and her team enhance economic and financial sustainability to SCS technical solutions and plans, according to the company.

Quinn’s appointment extends the firm’s expertise to more industries and supports the other environmental services SCS offers, the company says. In addition to her expertise in solid waste management, she has developed financial sustainability solutions for utilities, municipal governments and independent authorities and districts.

“SCS is known for helping our clients develop integrated, sustainable plans for solid waste management, which is especially strategic now considering new initiatives and approaches to managing our waste streams, the commoditization of recycled materials, changing collection rate structures, international conditions and the influx of new technology on solutions,” says SCS Senior Vice President Bob Gardner. “Vita’s expertise and leadership help us expand our team, directly benefiting our clients and reinforcing the SCS culture of delivering value.”

Quinn has a bachelor’s degree international economics, an MBA in finance and a certificate in real estate development. She is an active member of the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA), the American Public Works Association (APWA) and the National Association for Business Economics (NABE). More information on Quinn is available at