IQL Team

Robert (Buz) Callaghan

Robert (Buz) Callaghan is the President and Senior Engineer at Independent Quality Labs, Inc. He has over 49 years experience in metrology and precision tool and machine design. Buz has published numerous papers on the accuracy of CMMs and CNC machine tools. He is an active member of the ASME standard committees: B5.54 "Methods for Performance Evaluation of Computer Numerically Controlled Machining Centers," and B5.57 "Methods for Performance Evaluation of Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Lathes and Turning Centers," as well as a supporter of ISO 230 Test code for machine tools. Buz holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Lafayette College and a M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Steven Lord

Steven Lord is a Mechanical and Software Engineer subcontractor for IQL. Steve supports the development and application of Locus eM Measurement and Analysis Software. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Massachusetts and a M.S. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Kerry Callaghan

Kerry Callaghan is a subcontractor for IQL with the titles of Senior Contract Manager, and Technical Editor. She upholds government contract requirements and maintains the corporate website. Kerry has a B.F.A. from Rhode Island School of Design.

Charlotte Gardiner

As IQL’s Office Manager, Charlotte Gardiner, handles everything from bookkeeping and travel arrangements to planning the company training sessions. She is also responsible for marketing any events. With 32 years of office experience, she is the overall glue that binds our IQL team together.