Robert has over 25 years’ experience in accounting and finance for both large and small companies in many different industry sectors including retail, distribution, financial services, information technology, manufacturing, healthcare, entertainment and not for profit. Robert brings extensive experience in business and strategic planning, shareholder value creation, operations management, cost controls, forecasting, debt/equity financing, budgeting and team development. Robert has worked for Fortune 500 companies as well as family operated, distressed and companies with multi-location and/or international divisions.
Prior to joining Nperspective, Robert worked in senior or executive leadership roles, most recently in the field of economic development for the state of Florida as Chief Operating Officer. Robert also served as the President and Executive Director of a $120 million venture capital fund created by the state of Florida which invests in seed and early growth stage Florida companies. Robert provided over $10 million of savings through successful negotiations of key contracts for these organizations. In these roles Robert worked with strategic partners and Florida businesses to improve the economic landscape and provide opportunities for many Florida companies.
Robert has several years’ experience as a CFO consultant assisting central Florida businesses. In this role he successfully provided advisory services to clients to build value, manage risk and improve profitability. He has assisted numerous Florida businesses in improving their monthly reporting process, cash flow, audit or review preparation, internal controls, and internal staff management.
Robert has a Master of Business Administration with specialty in Accounting from the Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College and a Bachelor of Science in Finance from The Ohio State University. He is a Florida licensed Certified Public Accountant. Robert is a long-time board member of Primrose Center in Orlando Florida. Robert lives in Orlando, Florida with his wife and kids.