ASQ will honor Gregory S. Gay Jr. as the the 2019 Hromi Medalist during its annual awards ceremony on May in conjunction with ASQ’s World Conference on Quality and Improvement in Fort Worth, TX. The Hromi Medal recognizes individuals who have made significant and noteworthy contributions to the science of inspection and/or the advancement of the inspection profession.

Greg Gay has worked with the application of inspection and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) principles for more than 30 years. He is an ASQ Fellow and is an ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE), Quality Auditor (CQA), Quality Technician (CQT), and Quality Inspector (CQI). He has also been recognized as a Journeyman Mechanic in the Trade of Layout Inspection. Gay has instructed quality-related classes for five community colleges, various companies and for the ASQ Inspection Division. He is currently a part time instructor at Western Michigan University where he in-structs a Metrology Lab each Fall.

ASQ has offered the Inspector of the Year Award since 2017.

For a list of the previous award recipients, an award application, or additional information about the Hromi Medal, visit