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ROBERT GARST

Vice President of Information Systems and

Project Management

Robert Garst is a career technology and project management professional with experience across multiple industries. He is currently the Salesforce Solutions Manager for Delta Faucet Company.

Robert's prior professional roles include:

  • Salesforce Solution Architect for NTT Data, a global system integrator, supporting a Fortune 100 multinational client

  • Salesforce consultant for a boutique Salesforce partner where he was functional lead, solution architect, and engagement director on client engagements

  • Salesforce Subject Matter Expert for the Specialty and Independent Agent division of Farmers Insurance (also branded as Foremost Insurance)

  • Multiple technology and project management roles with Perrigo, a global manufacturer of store-branded over-the-counter pharmaceutical and nutritional products

  • Application Engineer and 6 Sigma Black Belt for Caterpillar's Large Engine Center in Lafayette, Indiana

Robert's educational background includes a Masters in Information Systems Technology from the George Washington School of Business and a Bachelors of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from Vanderbilt University. He was commissioned as an officer in the United States Marine Corps through Vanderbilt’s Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps in 1996, and after attending the Basic Officer Course served as an aviation command and control officer with Marine Air Support Squadron 3 from 1997 to 2000. He was bestowed the callsign “Sideshow” (Bob) by the pilots of Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 165 (Reinforced) while deployed with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit in 1999.

Robert resides in the Grand Rapids, Michigan area with his wife Amber, and their son Alec.

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