Our Staff

Meet our international team of genuine, friendly, caring people who are all focused on helping you achieve your goals. We are proud of what we have achieved, but it is all thanks to the strength, dedication, and comradery of our team - and wonderful customers who were willing to try something new.

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Jason Tranter photo Jason Tranter Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Jason Tranter is the co-founder of Mobius Institute, starting the company with Georgina Breedon in 1999. After gaining an engineering degree, Jason began his career in reliability and condition monitoring way back in 1984. Having been involved in the practice of vibration analysis, the development of a wide range of condition monitoring software, and the development of the majority of Mobius Institute's training software and course material, it is fair to say that Jason is passionate about helping people achieve success in their reliability improvement efforts - whether that is detecting and diagnosing future failures, or avoiding them in the first place. Jason has worked in Australia and the United States and has presented courses, workshops, and technical presentations in many countries around the world. Jason is proud of the achievements of the Mobius Institute team and honored to have been able to help tens of thousands of people around the world achieve their personal and professional goals.

Georgina Breedon photo Georgina Breedon Co-Founder and CFO

Georgina Breedon is the co-founder of Mobius Institute, starting the company with Jason Tranter in 1999. Georgina has extensive business experience that began as the co-founder of the ARGO Software business in 1986 that was eventually sold to DLI Engineering in 1990. Georgina has worked in Australia and the United States, originally in a technical role, but since 1999, as the Chief Financial Officer of Mobius Institute and the family of international Mobius businesses: Mobius Institute, Mobius Institute Board of Certification, and MINA Training and Certification [USA]. Georgina oversees the accounting and bookkeeping functions and controls the financial management system that deals with international tax laws, payroll, currency exchanges, and banking. As a qualified Civil Engineer from Melbourne University, Georgina is well versed in the technical aspects of maintenance, reliability, and condition monitoring, and has helped guide the business to become a respected, international organization with strong financial performance.

Bill Partipilo photo Bill Partipilo Chief Operating Officer

Bill Partipilo is the Chief Operating Officer of Mobius Institute. Appointed to this position in 2017, Partipilo leads Marketing, Sales, Business Operations, and Financial Procedures worldwide. During his current tenure at Mobius Institute, Partipilo was instrumental in launching CBM & RELIABILITY CONNECT® English and Spanish publishing companies and he also was involved in enhancing and growing the Mobius Institute event business to 9 International Live Training Conferences. Mobius Institute has direct offices in Australia, United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East with over 35 employees and 120 training partners in over 60 countries. Prior to joining Mobius Institute, Partipilo operated a Publishing and Event Management Company for twelve years in Maintenance and Reliability. Previously, he held the position of Chief Operating Officer. Partipilo holds a B. A in Hotel, Restaurant, Institutional Tourism Management from Purdue University.

Mobius Team

Anna Aranha photo Anna Aranha Global Marketing and Business Development Manager

Anna supports all business opportunities worldwide for all Mobius brands. She manages all marketing efforts for the Training Partners Worldwide with Marketing Research, Consultation & Strategies. Anna works closely with our Business Development Manager of each region & Marketing Department to create and implement a cohesive strategy. She also oversees MOBIUS CONNECT en español & supports the CBM + RELIABILITY CONNECT CONFERENCE® Mexico.

Nicole Aroca photo Nicole Aroca Business Development Support Specialist

Nicole oversees any business opportunities in Europe, LATAM, The Caribbean, and South Africa. She also handles all operational tasks for our existing training partners in those regions. Her primary responsibility is to ensure the partners have all the resources to be successful. She works closely with our Global Marketing & Business Development Manager.

Paul Barker photo Paul Barker Learning Products Development Manager

Paul manages product and training development including training course manuals, slide generation, translations of materials and product testing. He also maintains our Learning Management System and iLearnReliability site setup and administration. Additionally, he provides technical support for our training partners.

Greg Brough photo Greg Brough Learning Development Coordinator

Greg works on the on-going development and maintenance of our existing and new training materials, as well as the translation of these into different languages. Additionally, he provides technical support for our training partners.

Megan Clark photo Megan Clark Conference and Community CONNECT Specialist

Megan supports the Conference Director with all Conference logistics (Hotel Negotiations, Food and Beverage, AV and Exhibitor and Sponsorships). She also supports all North America Mobius Institute training events.

Roberta Clark photo Roberta Clark International Training and Certification Director

Roberta oversees the MIBoC certification schemes and ensures that processes follow the requirements of ISO/IEC 17024, ISO 18436 and other relevant ISO standards. She also manages MIBoC external audits and works closely with our Business Development managers to support our Training Partners.

Kimberly Cornelius photo Kimberly Cornelius Director of Marketing

Kim oversees all aspects of Mobius Institute Marketing Worldwide. Develops overall Marketing plan, schedule, monitors performance of specific activities and manages marketing automation system.

Tara Cunningham photo Tara Cunningham North America Training and Sales Coordinator

Tara supports all North America training and certification through Distance Learning, On-site, and Public courses for Condition Monitoring and Reliability. She also provides superior customer service to all our North America students.

Danielle Davey photo Danielle Davey Accreditation Coordinator

Danielle is responsible for our Quality Management System & MIBoC’s internal & external audits and provides support for our accreditation processes. Her role includes working with MIBoC’s committees and subject matter experts to coordinate the formation, maintenance and translation of MIBoC’s certification examinations. Danielle is also involved in the monitoring of our worldwide Authorised Training & Examination Centers.

Bree-anna Dennis photo Bree-anna Dennis Certification and Australia Office Manager

Bree-anna manages MIBoC’s certification processes. She also administers accounts receivable. Additionally, she is responsible for the overall management of our Australian team members.

Kim Fuger photo Kim Fuger MOBIUS CONNECT Manager

Kim manages the operations for MOBIUS CONNECT® and coordinates all contributor and advertiser relationships. Kim also oversees content production for CBM CONNECT® English and Spanish, RELIABILITY CONNECT® English and Spanish.

Suzanne Garvin photo Suzanne Garvin Global Outreach Specialist

Suzanne is responsible for supporting members of the CBM and Reliability industry by helping them create their own custom learning path through our MOBIUS CONNECT® online resources, live conferences, and MIBoC certification renewals.

Paige Haddy photo Paige Haddy Director of Mobius CONNECT

Paige oversees the MOBIUS CONNECT® community platform and is responsible for development and business opportunities for MOBIUS CONNECT; including CBM CONNECT® English and Spanish, RELIABILITY CONNECT® English and Spanish, and COMMUNITY CONNECT™.

Rebecca Hassett photo Rebecca Hassett Media & Content Support Specialist

Becka supports content development for CBM CONNECT® & RELIABILITY CONNECT® English and Spanish. Becka works closely with contributing thought leaders, Editorial Board Members and the MOBIUS CONNECT® Ambassador Team.

Paige Hodson photo Paige Hodson Certification Administrator & Shipping Coordinator

Paige processes certifications, status updates, and certification renewals. She also prepares and dispatches shipments for products, training materials, and exams.

Lorne McMurray photo Lorne McMurray North America CM/Vibration Sales Engineer, CAT III

Lorne is responsible for all Mobius Institute North America Vibration Onsite, Public and Distance Learning Training and Certification courses. He also supports all North America instructors for Condition Monitoring and Reliability Courses.

Kotya Naik photo Kotya Naik Business Development Manager--Asia, Middle East and Africa

Kotya is responsible for business opportunities in Asia, Middle East, and Africa for all Mobius Institute brands and products such as Mobius CONNECT™, CBM and RELIABILITY CONNECT ® Conference’s and Condition Monitoring and ARP Training and Certification courses.

Tania Otto photo Tania Otto Customer Service Administrator

Tania is responsible for the grading and processing of all incoming certification exams.

Andy Parker photo Andy Parker Chief Software Developer

Andy has been with Mobius since 2005. Andy puts the interaction and fun into the Mobius training courses and webinars. If you see a "simulator" on a slide where the instructor clicks buttons, drag sliders, and generally makes complex topics easy to understand and a lot more interesting, then you can thank Andy. Andy has a bachelor of engineering (mechanical) and a bachelor of arts from Monash University, but is a magician with Actionscript (Flash) and Javascript.

Becky Partipilo photo Becky Partipilo Director of Intl Conferences and North America Office

Plans and organizes all global CBM & RELIABILITY CONNECT® Live Training Conferences – from finding locations, hiring all vendors to providing exhibitor, speaker and attendee support and manages all on-site logistics. She also manages the North America Offices.

Jenny Perez photo Jenny Perez Marketing Coordinator

Jenny supports marketing efforts for conferences, assists with fulfilling marketing material requests, coordinates tradeshow participation, and manages all print materials.

Susanne Rudolph photo Susanne Rudolph Exam Administrator

Susanne coordinates independently invigilated exam applications and exam administration for all paper and online exams.

Susana Traba photo Susana Traba North America Outreach Specialist

Susana supports Mobius Institute North America sales channels through multiple outreach methods with a focus on course enrollment for all public courses and facilitating registrations for the North America conference. She provides superior customer service to current and potential students along with raising awareness for our MOBIUS CONNECT ® online resources.

Debbie Umphries photo Debbie Umphries Mobius Institute North America Bookkeeper

Debbie oversees all North America financial data and compliance by maintaining accurate books on accounts payable and receivable, daily financial entries and reconciliations.

Kirsten Wallace photo Kirsten Wallace Learning Development Coordinator

Kirsten works on the on-going development and maintenance of our existing and new training materials, as well as the translation of these into different languages. Additionally, she provides technical support for our training partners.

Alisha West photo Alisha West Customer Service Administrator & Project Coordinator

Alisha coordinates internal process improvement projects within Mobius Institute. She also coordinates the distance learning training courses.

Why We Love Working Here!

Mobius Institute has been my second home. I graduated and started working with them. I’ve been involved in every single department, and I fell in love with the experience. One thing that I’ve learned since day one is that our priority are our customers, Training Partners and students. It is not about the money but about the experience we can provide to them. Every single of my coworkers has been a key to the success we are having in Latin America. I’ve learned so much from each of them, and at the end of the day they make Mobius what it is.

Anna M, 1 year

Mobius Institute is a great place to work! I couldn’t ask for nicer co-workers and executives. They're the perfect combination of enthusiasm and hard work. I'm thankful to be part of this wonderful team! I work part-time, and I'm particularly grateful for the schedule flexibility that enables me to address the needs of my family.

Debbie U, 1+ years
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In 12 years with Mobius I've seen a huge expansion in the number of people we train, partners we have around the world, training we produce and the scope of the reliability spectrum that we cover. In all of that time there has been one constant and that is that educating people is number 1. This is shown in the standard of the materials that we produce for training, our service and support, and the quality of our partner network. Beyond those "business" factors, we offer so much material online at no cost, we offer scholarships to people to take our training and attend our conferences, and we have helped people in times of hardship to gain skills and get a real boost to their careers. Mobius is a business that is focussed on the welfare of their community and this is a rare thing.

Paul B, 12 years
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Image-25-Paige Hodson

I have enjoyed helping people recevie our great training and in turn keeping their plants, factories, sites, etc. safe.

Tara, 3+ years

Mobius Institute's passion for providing continuing education opportunities and keeping practitioners in the industry safe is inspiring and shared throughout the company. The Mobius team was founded by family 20+ years ago, and is still led by family today. The sentiment of “family first” is a staple in our culture, which makes being a team member that much more of an honor.

Paige H, 2+ years