Mr. Markley earned his degree in Mechanical Engineering at Behrend College of Penn State University. He also has training and a career through the United States NAVY where he received an Honorable Discharge as an Aviation Ordnanceman and earned distinction as an Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist.
Mr. Markley has a wide professional background in the application of the principles of Mechanical Engineering for companies ranging from the design of products for the attenuation of noise, shock and vibration to OEM motorcycle chassis design, engine and blade brake clutch products for walk-behind lawn mowers and the design of OEM off-highway vehicles, to name a few.
Mr. Markley is able to bring the analytical and mathematical skills of a mechanical engineer with practical experience to the analysis of many of many types of machine and vehicle designs. He is also able to apply the principles of mechanical engineering and dynamics to the analysis of vehicular accidents.
Mr. Markley has also developed a special interest in the area of motorcycle safety education. He is a certified Motorcycle Safety Foundation Rider Coach for the BRC and ERC rider courses, and has a personal interest in the design and restoration of vintage motorcycles.