Bob Kelley

Vice President, Equipment Solutions

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With over 35 years of engineering, project management, and executive leadership experience, Bob has always been a strong advocate of formalized quality control systems. As Vice President, he is responsible for managing Ghafari’s Equipment Solutions team and provides principal oversight and quality assurance of manufacturing-sector projects involving conveyor and paint finishing systems design, equipment installation, and lean production planning.

Throughout his career, Bob has led projects for some of the biggest names in the manufacturing sector, including General Motors, Chrysler, Caterpillar, Ford, John Deere, Woodward, and Magna Powertrain. He has also presented on lean manufacturing at a number of industry forums, including the Society of Automotive Engineers’ Southern Automotive Conference.

Bob holds a Bachelor of Science in engineering graphics technology from Western Michigan University. He is also a member of the Engineering Society of Detroit.