- Ricky Smith
- CRL CMRP CMRT
Ricky Smith has over 30 years of experience in maintenance as a manager, training specialist, and consultant. Ricky has worked with maintenance organizations in hundreds of facilities and industrial plants worldwide to develop reliability, maintenance, and technical training strategies. He worked for GPAllied, and before that Allied Reliability. In 2008, Ricky worked as a professional maintenance employee for Exxon Company USA, Alumax (one of three plants certified with World Class Maintenance status in the world), Kendall Company, and Hercules Chemical, providing the foundation for his reliability and maintenance experience. His last assignment in maintenance management was as a US Army Reserve Maintenance Company Commander in Iraq. In addition to authoring several books, Ricky has also written for numerous trade magazines over the past 20 years on technical, reliability, and maintenance subjects and is a frequent speaker and presenter at industry conferences and trade shows.