President and Director of Operations
Rob spent almost ten years in the US Navy before working at the South Texas Nuclear Project for twelve years. During this time, he worked in Operations, Radiation Protection, Chemistry & Environmental, and ultimately owned the Human Performance Improvement initiative and the Procedure Program through a difficult plant recovery time. In addition, he also was utilized as an industry internal consultant in these areas. Rob has been consulting since leaving commercial nuclear power operations in 1996.
Rob has extensive experience performing Incident Analysis, designing Human Performance Improvement systems, designing and improving Corrective Action Programs, assessing, designing, and running Procedure Programs, and educating staff. As a previous field and management owner of these areas, he brings an implementation mentality to consulting, along with a recognized capability to make the science practically applicable at all levels. He was involved in developing multiple industry international standards for Human Performance, Root Cause Analysis, and Procedure Excellence. He has successfully consulted for over one hundred companies in various fields, including manufacturing, petrochemical, power generation (nuclear and non-nuclear), power transmission and distribution, and numerous Department of Energy sites. He consults internationally in over 20 countries.
Rob is a sought-after mentor, coach, author, and trainer and routinely speaks at international and regional conferences on safety, Performance Improvement, Incident Analysis, and procedures.