Rob specializes in working with the owners of closely held corporations, especially family owned businesses.
He provides consulting and intermediary services that can include transition, by developing exit strategies and through divestiture, growth, by increasing sales and through acquisition, and continuity, by improving operations and through succession planning.
In 1998 Rob affiliated with L. P. Grasso & Company, Inc., a prominent mergers and acquisition firm with more than two decades facilitating business transfers.
Prior to that Rob worked as a management consultant, specializing in privately owned companies.
His commitment to positively impacting privately held companies and their owners is based on his own involvement in a family business, founded by his father in 1948, transitioned to his brothers in 1979 and family operated until 2003.
Rob has been a Senior Business Analyst since 2001 and is one of the elite e a Master Certified Machinery and Equipment Appraiser (CMEA) through NEBB Institute.
From the mid 1960s to the mid 1990's Rob had a distinguished career as a successful leader, executive and consultant in large organizations, small companies and private practice.
Entrepreneur magazine featured him in an article on small-business ombudsmen (designated neutrals).
In addition to an undergraduate degree from Marist College, Rob has a Master's Degree from the University at Albany.
He is the father of four adult sons, a father-in-law and a grandfather.