About AGS

Based in Tacoma, Washington, Advanced Government Services has delivered traffic control and road safety services to Western Washington since 2003. We are proudly woman-owned, minority-owned and drug free. Every day, we come to work with one goal: to get people through our work zones safely and efficiently. We’re committed to Working Hard at Playing It Safe.

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Arti

Owner, President

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Doug

Director, Operations and Strategy

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Joshua

Lead Estimator

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Bobby

Logistics Manager

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Lisa

Payroll and Accounts Receivable Manager

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Donielle

Accounting Specialist

Advanced Government Services

Awards and Certifications

Safety and knowledge are everything at AGS. We’ve had five consecutive years of zero time-loss accidents and, in 2017, we received the prestigious Safety Recognition Award from Washington State Labor and Industries. Our team is always abreast of the latest state and federal regulations and we are proud to be both a minority-owned and woman-owned business.

Our current certifications:

  • Washington State UDBE / DBE
  • Washington State MWBE
  • City of Tacoma SBE/LEAP 
  • King County SCS

Arti

Owner, President

Certifications:
UDBE, DBE, MWBE, SBE

Arti is a results-oriented entrepreneur with over 25 years of documented successes in leadership, strategic initiatives and business development. One of Arti’s greatest assets is her ability to effectively communicate across departments and organizations, ensuring that everyone is focused on the right goals. Arti thrives on creating long term relationships and will always go the extra mile to ensure customer delight.

Doug

Director, Operations and Strategy

Doug came to AGS with more than 20 years of domestic and international experience at large corporations and private entrepreneurial ventures. Over his career, he's overseen almost every aspect of business, including marketing, planning, financial analysis, contract negotiations, customer service and operations. Doug has studied, worked and traveled in over 45 countries and has proficiency in Spanish, French, and Japanese.

Joshua

Lead Estimator

Joshua is a US Army veteran with more than 10 years of experience in project management in both military and civilian operations. He’s a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, a proud graduate of Oregon State University Business School, and he’s currently working on his MBA at St. Martins University. At AGS, Joshua uses his project management expertise to make sure every job is bid efficiently and accurately. He and his family live in Spanaway, Washington.

Bobby

Logistics Manager

Bobby came to AGS with an amazingly wide range of experience in health care, criminal investigation, HR, athletic training, professional dodgeball and traffic control. As our head of Logistics, Bobby identifies and solves problems before they ever start. In his spare time, Bobby loves soccer, fishing, hunting and standup comedy. He always tries to bring a positive atmosphere to our team.

Lisa

Payroll and Accounts Receivable Manager

Lisa has been with AGS since 2008 managing payroll, invoicing, contracts, compliance documents, taxes, and general human resources management. Lisa enjoys camping and spending quality time with friends and family.

Donielle

Accounting Specialist

Donielle comes to AGS with 6 years of experience in management and supervisory roles. With an educational background in Business Management, Accounting, and Human Resources, Doni is a highly versatile and supports various departments. In her free time Doni enjoys spending time with her family and dogs.