Bob - CPA
Bob is a transformational leader with significant general management, sales, and financial transaction accomplishments. Consistent record of improving, growing and developing businesses, both in large corporate business units and as an entrepreneurial business owner. Recognized for strong leadership, people development and significant change management expertise. Adept at working in both single and multiple distribution channels. Strong experience in Wholesale Distribution and Manufacturing.
He successfully diversified his accounting career in pursuing progressively responsible positions in sales, sales management and general management in both manufacturing and distribution businesses, of which 20 years were with The Mead Corporation. Known for being a leader in developing new managers, he also enjoyed successful experiences in a corporate M&A role, as well as being chosen to develop a new business designed to take advantage of a new digital printing technology.
He has served in interim leadership roles with various companies. Notable in the diversity of industries of which these businesses compete, he restored a leading niche manufacturing business to profitability, as well as revamped the business platform of a technology-driven business services company in preparation for its sale to a private equity firm. He has also been engaged with a manufacturing software startup, having developed the business’ commercialization plan along with executing the strategy to secure co-development partners, completing product development and preparing to take them to market.
His corporate and consulting experience in addition to The Mead Corporation includes Chally Group Worldwide, Kenakore Solutions/Custom Support Solutions, and Great Northern Paper.
EDUCATION / AFFILIATIONS
BS Business Administration - Major: Accounting; Concentration in Marketing - University of Dayton
Certification - CPA, State of Ohio
Board Member, American Red Cross, Dayton Region Chapter
Board Member, S&H Products Sidney, OH - A non-profit business which provides work opportunities for people with disabilities