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  • Robert_MarkleyRobert A. Markley, Jr., M.B.A.

    Carpenter Technologies - Latrobe Specialty Metals Sponsored Lecturer in Business Administration; VP, Regulatory & Quality Solutions LLC; President, Manufacturing Solutions LLC  

    robert.markley@email.stvincent.edu
    724.805.2815
    Aurelius Hall, Room 222

    Expertise: Management Information Systems, Accounting Information Systems, Oracle, SAP

    Education

    • M.B.A., University of Chicago 
    • B.S., Pennsylvania State University

    Courses Taught 

    • BA 265 Management Information Systems 
    • BA 420 Accounting Information Systems

    A Short Biography

    Mr. Markley is a co-founder and Vice President of Regulatory and Quality Solutions LLC, a provider of full-service regulatory affairs and quality assurance expertise to medical device designers and manufacturers in western Pennsylvania and eastern Ohio.

    Additionally, Mr. Markley is the Carpenter Technologies - Latrobe Specialty Metals Sponsored Lecturer in the McKenna Business School of Saint Vincent College. At Saint Vincent College, Mr. Markley teaches the Management Information Systems and Accounting Information Systems courses and leads the SAP Business One™ certification program.

    A native of the Pittsburgh region, Mr. Markley has been an entrepreneur with numerous local enterprises and has served as a trusted advisor to local organizations for over 22 years. He has an extensive background in information technology and substantial experience in strategic and management consulting including business process re-engineering, corporate restructuring, supply chain management and customer relationship management.

    Prior to Regulatory and Quality Solutions and Saint Vincent College, Mr. Markley was the co-founder and President of Manufacturing Solutions LLC, a value-added reseller of the Made2Manage™ Enterprise Business System. He was also a co-founder of Corporate Solutions LLC, a consulting firm specializing in management and technology solutions. Mr. Markley helped negotiate the successful sale of both companies in 2004.

    Prior to launching Manufacturing Solutions, Mr. Markley spent 5 years with Paragon Solutions, Inc., a Pittsburgh-based systems integrator, where he was part owner and responsible for the sales and delivery of Paragon Solutions’ Oracle services. In 1997, Mr. Markley, along with the other Paragon Solutions owners, co-founded OPSoft Technologies, the exclusive Oracle Applications dealer for western Pennsylvania, southern Ohio and upstate New York. Mr. Markley helped negotiate the successful sale of both companies in 1999.

    Previously, Mr. Markley spent several years at Price Waterhouse, where he served in numerous consulting and leadership roles, primarily in the Mid-Range Consulting practice. He also served as Director of Management Information Systems for Pittsburgh-based Reese Brothers, one of the largest telemarketing fundraisers in the US. Mr. Markley began his technology career working at Westinghouse Electric while attending college.

    Mr. Markley earned a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Chicago and Bachelor of Science degrees in Computer Science and Quantitative Business Analysis from the Pennsylvania State University. He resides in Murrysville with his wife and two daughters.