With over 45 years of experience, Preston Ingalls, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of TBR Strategies, has led maintenance and reliability improvement efforts across 30 countries for Toyota, Royal Dutch Shell, Exxon, Occidental Petroleum, Hess, Mobil Chemical, Aera Energy, Skanska, Bayer, Baxter Healthcare, Lockheed Martin, Unilever, Monsanto, Pillsbury, Corning and Texas Instruments. He consults extensively with construction industry fleets and the oil and gas industry in the areas of equipment uptime and cost reduction. He holds two bachelor's degrees in engineering and a master’s degree in organizational development. Ingalls is a contributing writer to seven trade publications and has written over 80 articles.
With over 19 years of experience in total process reliability (TPR) practices, Lisa Wayne, a lead consultant for TBR Strategies, assists construction industry fleets and oil and gas companies achieve operational excellence and efficiency. Prior to her time with TBR Strategies, Wayne worked for Aera Energy, where she was a materials management specialist, a logistic specialist and a planner. Aera Energy won the North American Maintenance Award during Wayne’s tenure—an award given for best maintenance and reliability efforts across all industries. Aera became the only company in its industry to win the award, and the only company to win the award twice.