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.
VP of Client Services
Lisa Pansing has been working in the industry since 2012 and has recently joined ProReli as the Vice President of Client Services. In this role, she supports customers from a variety of industries with solutions focused on workforce development and asset health and management, reliability engineering, and work execution. Specifically, Lisa is responsible for managing the complete sales cycle to ensure customer satisfaction, including needs analysis, scoping, proposals, negotiations, and account management activities such as troubleshooting, long-range planning, and performance assessments.
Over her 20+ year career, Lisa has been involved in relationship sales, business development, marketing, operations, and consulting from start-ups to Fortune 40 companies. Key roles held range from Buyer, Sales Executive, and Account Representative to Managing Partner, VP Operations, and COO. Key to all these positions include a focus on customer-centric service, leadership, and strategic thinking.