Professional Services Group

Christina Marlier – Professional Services Business Unit Manager
412.788.1300 x 180, cmarlier@kta.com

Christina Marlier is the KTA Professional Services Business Unit Manager and has over 12 years of experience in raw materials for coatings (primarily additives and pigments). She holds a BS in Chemical Engineering with a minor in Environmental Engineering and an MBA all from Penn State University. Christina joined KTA in January 2019 and is responsible for leading an exceptional team of Department Managers that deliver KTA’s premier coatings consulting, engineering surveys, laboratory testing and forensic analysis, training, and environmental, health & safety services.

Prior to joining KTA, Christina held positions in technical service working on exterior architectural coatings, licensing agreements, customer troubleshooting, and product qualifications. She transitioned into a technical marketing role focusing on new business development, technical sales, supply chain contracts, and environmental qualifications. Christina served on the board of the Pittsburgh Society for Coating Technologies (PSCT); two years as treasurer, one as vice president, one as president, and one as past-president. She also spoke at a variety of industry conferences on the subject of “Fluorosurfactant in Coatings Systems.”

William D. Corbett – Chief Operations Officer
412.788.1300 x 223, bcorbett@kta.com

William D. Corbett is the Chief Operations Officer for KTA-Tator, Inc. He holds an A.D. in Business Administration from Robert Morris University and has been employed by KTA for over 33 years. Mr. Corbett is an SSPC Certified Protective Coatings Specialist, an SSPC Level 3 Certified Protective Coatings Inspector, an SSPC Level 2 Certified Bridge Coatings Inspector and a NACE International Level 3 Certified Coatings Inspector. He was the co-recipient of the SSPC 1992 Outstanding Publication Award, co-recipient of the 2001 JPCL Editor’s Award, received SSPC’s Coatings Education Award in 2006, and the SSPC 2011 John D. Keane Award of Merit. He is the author of the first, second and third editions of the KTA publication, Using Coatings Inspection Instruments. He also authored Chapter 8 of the SSPC Inspection of Coatings and Linings Handbook and co-authored Chapter 6, “Inspection” of the Steel Structures Painting Manual, Volume 1, Good Painting Practice. Mr. Corbett is a member of the ASTM International and SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings, where he is Chair of the Education Committee and the Dry Film Thickness Committee. | Contact Me