Robert Combs - Consultant

Bob has over 30 years of practical experience in asset strategy, asset investment portfolio strategy and management, maintenance management, operations management and engineering in the Federal government, Department of Defense and the private sector.  

He held a number of senior leadership ship maintenance and operations positions in the US Navy.  His last assignment was as Production Officer at Charleston Naval Shipyard where he directed the shipyard’s largest department (4,800 union and non-union employees).  

Following his Navy experience Mr. Combs was employed by the Dayton Power & Light Company as vice president for service operations, which included responsibility for the transmission and distribution systems and the utility’s largest power station.  

Since 1996, he has been a consultant in supply chain management, with a focus in maintenance management, primarily with the IBM Corporation where he was responsible for managing deployment of government consulting supply chain management practice resources and for delivery of an average of 60 projects simultaneously.

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