Speaker Bio

As the Education Industry Principal in the UKG Public Sector practice, Rob Tibbs provides subject-matter expertise to the company’s growing K-12 and Higher Ed customer base. Leveraging his strong background in education, he works with school districts and universities to help them realize maximum value from their UKG solutions. He’s a regular thought-leadership contributor to several publications and works with districts and institutions across the country on best practices and change management strategies.

Prior to joining UKG, Rob was the Director of Payroll for the Jefferson County School District, Alabama’s second-largest district with 6,000 full-time and part-time employees. He successfully transitioned Jefferson County Schools from a completely manual, paper-based time management system to a state-of-art UKG solution.

Rob is a graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Athens State University with degrees in Business Management and Accounting. He also holds an MBA from the University of North Alabama. Outside of work, Rob enjoys spending time with family. Fun fact: Rob has 15 nieces and nephews that he enjoys spoiling on a regular basis.

Connect with Rob on LinkedIn.

Speaker Reviews for Rob

Rob is well known for his community outreach efforts and consistently receives rave reviews for his speaking engagements.

“Great sessions, Rob is very knowledgeable.”

National User Conference for UKG K-12 customers

“Very helpful and able to take back several things to my district.”

National User Conference for UKG K-12 customers

Recent speaking events

Rob has recently appeared as a speaker and led the National User Conference for UKG K-12 customers and has partnered with a local high school marketing class to discuss real-world experiences, marketing concepts, and preparing for the workforce. He has also been a speaker during several webinars including Using Federal Grants to Hire Personnel: Advice to Districts, A Better Absence and Time Solution, Better Substitute Management: An Integrated Approach

Speaking Topics
Human capital management
Workforce management
Employee experience
Substitute Management
Federal funding
Labor compliance
Process Improvement
Change Management
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