Robert Combs serves as Project Manager and Engineer for the Development Division of The Keith Corporation (TKC). He is responsible for the daily management of development projects, supervision and coordination all phases of the development process, from initial due diligence through project completion. His duties include preparing development budgets and schedules, directing the efforts of design and construction teams, securing all regulatory approvals, and interacting with clients on a regular basis to ensure timely project completion.
Robert has worked on numerous industrial projects and land platforms located throughout the United States. He has collaborated with various municipalities and public entities while serving TKC clients. During his time at TKC, Robert has overseen the development of over eight million square feet and multiple industrial parks.
Before joining TKC, Robert was a Civil Engineer at WSP I Parsons Brinckerhoff, one of the world’s leading planning, engineering and construction management firms. With experience in engineering design, architecture, construction estimating, and project management, his work included multiple roadway and site development projects for a number of DOT’s, Charlotte Area Transit System, and private developers.
Robert obtained his Professional Engineer License in 2012. He received a Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of North Carolina Charlotte. He also earned a Master of Business Administration from the McColl School of Business at Queens University of Charlotte, where he was a McColl Fellowship Recipient, as well as currently obtaining his Masters in Civil Engineering from North Carolina State University.
Robert is a member of the Commercial Real Estate Development Association (NAIOP) and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). He is a graduate of the Arts & Science Council’s Cultural Leadership Training Program. Upon graduation, he was appointed to the Charlotte Public Art Commission. Robert has also been a tutor at Sedgefield Elementary School.