“ Robert is a committed, seasoned social impact entrepreneur and international trade & development executive with significant boots-on-the-ground experience in many challenging global environments. ”
Since 1991 Bob has built and led teams as a business development and project management executive in a variety of entrepreneurial settings. From 2000 to 2004 he was President of technology services company Slingshot Solutions. He subsequently directed new business unit development for Overseas Strategic Consulting before co-founding JOBOMAX / American Homebuilders of West Africa. Prior to entering the private sector, Bob served in the Peace Corps in West Africa as a public health volunteer, and taught International Studies in the Atlanta Public Schools.
Bob holds an MBA from the Wharton School and an MA in International Economics and African Studies from the Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies. He received a BA in Economics at Davidson College, with a focus on Economic Development. He has worked in residential construction from concrete to framing and roofing, and manages a rental property portfolio in the US.