R. Keith Mobley, MBB, CMRP
Retired in 2013 after nearly three decades as a practitioner an advocate of reliability, reliability engineering and management for the future. Keith has earned an international reputation as a leader in corporate transformations, value-stream optimization and life cycle asset management. He has served on advisory boards for ANSI, ISO, TAPPI and other professional and industry organization. Awarded the Fredrick Smarro Award by ASME for outstanding contribution in the field of plant engineering and maintenance, he served as the division chairman for eight years. His corporate career began as maintenance engineer for an international plastics company and culminated as EVP and COO of an international chemical company. For the last eighteen years, he provide executive and corporate consulting to clients worldwide and continues in retirement on the advisory boards of select international clients. Over his career, he has written 22+ textbooks, thousands of articles and white papers espousing best practices. In conjunction with Andrew Norman, he created The University of Alabama’s Maintenance Managers Certificate program that dispels the myths of legacy management methods that have limited maintenance performance for decades and provides a forward-looking guide to transform maintenance into an essential part of the corporate management team.
Questions about this program? Contact Mary Patterson today! Mary Patterson works in the College of Continuing Studies at The University of Alabama as Program Manager, where she assists the CCS team in designing and implementing professional development and training programs, industrial training programs, and executive education programs that are offered on-campus, online or onsite at the workplace. Ms. Patterson has a Bachelor’s degree in Business from the University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Business with a major in accounting. She is a Certified Public Accountant and stays abreast of current developments relevant to business owners, including management, human resources, economics, accounting, taxation, and marketing. Additionally, Ms. Patterson is a Certified Professional in the Society for Human Resource Management. She works closely with HR departments to design custom training to enhance work objectives, increase productivity and build a positive culture. She worked previously as Director of the Alabama Entrepreneurial Research Network (AERN) in the Culverhouse College of Business to bring the resources from the University of Alabama down to the community level. She is a member of the Tuscaloosa Chapter of the Alabama Society of CPAs, the Society of Human Resource Management, the Culverhouse Commerce Executives Society, and the Southern Automotive Women’s Forum.