Bob Jewell has 36 years of hands-on experience managing and consulting on engineering, operational and strategic projects. His project experience ranges from the fabrication of hydro-electric turbines to the development of an open-heart surgery program and startup of a new aircraft engine repair facility. Jewell's practical experience proves to be a great source of material for the classroom and has allowed him to develop and fine-tune an excellent process for helping others learn the valuable skills of project management and decision making. His work has earned the trust of clients such as Toyota, General Electric, Federal Express, Lubrizol, The Sherwin-Williams Company, Cincinnati Children's Hospital and over 65 other organizations. Jewell earned a bachelor’s degree in engineering from The Ohio State University and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) through the Project Management Institute. He is also the author of Pursuing Project Excellence: Six Ideas to Improve Your Projects, which was published in 2016. Jewell has been facilitating programs for Kent State since 2002.