Bob has over 30 years of experience and has held senior domestic and international executive roles for Pratt & Whitney and General Motors, including P&L responsibility for multi-billion dollar businesses.
Bob began his career as a product development engineer for General Motors before serving in numerous corporate and operational finance roles and subsequently major operating positions. His last role at General Motors was running General Motors Europe’s power train operations, living in Zurich, Switzerland and managing plants in five countries. Following this, he joined Pratt & Whitney as Senior Vice President, Module Centers and Operations, where he ran all of Pratt’s US operations and current engineering. Bob then became CEO of a fiber optic component company.
Bob holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Iowa State University and an MBA from the University of Chicago, with a specialization in Finance and Marketing.