Meet the Team
Founder & Managing Partner, Progressive Reliability
Chris Pepin is the founder of Progressive Reliability, a manufacturing talent & consulting firm. Prior to ProReli, he served as the Founder & Managing Partner at Magnanimous Consulting, where he built & stabilized teams for mid to late stage venture backed data & analytics software copmanies. Chris initially acquired his passion for talent & consulting as the Lead business developer for The HCI Group, a healthcare company he helped place as #3 on the INC5000 list of fastest growing companies in the U.S.
Chris graduated from Florida State University in 2004 with a BS in Business Administration, with a focus on Entrepreneurship. He serves as a College of Business mentor at his alma mater, and also mentors youth through his involvement in Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. Progressive Reliability is a proud supporter of K9s for Warriors and Operation New Uniform.
VP of Executive Services
Adrian has worked in the maintenance & reliability field for nearly 20 years. During that time, he has worked with manufacturing & distribution facilities across multiple industries helping to improve their plant’s asset reliability through improved condition monitoring. As Vice President of Executive Services at Proreli, Adrian has a focus on finding and placing high level maintenance & reliability professionals in jobs that are the right fit based off of their needs, wants, and qualifications. He also works with companies to fill upper-level M&R positions. In addition to identifying and vetting maintenance & reliability talent, he also advises companies when they have a need for a subject matter expert to work with them on a contract basis for special reliability focused projects.
Adrian is a graduate of Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science in Management with a concentration in Human Resources. He is a Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP) through the Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals (SMRP) and is actively involved with SMRP on a local and National level, and he resides in Anderson, South Carolina.