Robert Starkweather

Mr. Starkweather has been actively involved in the Quality Management industry since 1985.  Since 1997 he has focused his career on the subject of Quality Management System auditing, initially as a Supplier Auditor for Allied Signal (now Honeywell), and then as ISO 9001 Lead Auditor for several Certification Bodies.  From 2002 until 2009 he also audited systems to the AS9100-series of standards.  Since 2009 Mr. Starkweather has been performing audits, on a contract basis, for the national accreditation body located in the United States.  Mr. Starkweather works from his home in Charleston, SC.  He is an RABQSA certified lead auditor for ISO 9001, AS9100 (AEA), AS9110 (AA), and AS9120 (AEA), and has an active status in the international database OASIS (Online Aerospace Supplier Information System, administered by SAE).


Textiles and textile products
Chemicals and chemical product
Rubber and plastic products
Basic metals and fabricated metal product
Machinery and equipment
Electrical and optical equipment
Aerospace Wholesale and retail trade
Engineering service


Realistic Solutions, Inc. owner and primary consultant (1996 – present)
Lone Star Heat Treating, VP – Quality (1979 – 1995)
University of Houston, MBA (1996)
University of Houston, BS-ET (1985)