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  • Ricky Smith

Ricky Smith has over 31 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 certifies with World Class Maintenance status in the world), Kendall Company and Hercules Chemical, providing the foundation for this reliability and maintenance management was as a US Army Reserve Maintenance Company Commander in Iraq. In addition to authoring several books, Risky has also written for numerous trade magazines over past 20 years on technical, reliability and maintenance subjects and is a frequent speaker and presenter at industry conferences and trade show.