Robert M. Braswell is the Executive Director for ATA’s Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC). Robert is responsible for ensuring the effectiveness of all TMC programs, products, meetings and services covering all aspects of light-, medium-, and heavy-duty vehicle engineering, maintenance and maintenance management.
Since 2005, he has served as co-host and content producer of the weekly coast-to-coast satellite radio segment, “Tech Talk with TMC” on “The Dave Nemo Show,” produced in partnership with Dave Nemo Entertainment and heard on SiriusXM Channel 146 every Tuesday at 10 am eastern. The show provides technical information and exchange on a wide range of technical issues to audience of U.S. and Canadian listeners.
Robert joined TMC in 1992 as Information Manager. He was named TMC Assistant Technical Director in 1994, and promoted to Technical Director in 1995. He was awarded the Council’s highest honor in 2004 – The Silver Spark Plug. He was named Executive Director in 2017.
He has been a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) since 1992; has served as a Member of SAE’s Truck & Bus Council and has chaired SAE’s Commercial Vehicle Maintenance Committee.