Robert leads EAB’s organizational transformation research after 25 years working in higher education institutions, at The George Washington University and the University of Delaware. Robert and his team focus on advising presidents, chiefs of staff, and cabinets in setting and re-setting the direction of their institutions through structural and cognitive solutions, including strategic planning, silo breaking, leadership development, and partnership facilitation.
Prior to joining EAB, Robert held leadership roles in enrollment management, student affairs, advancement, and the president’s office – serving two GW presidents as communications director and then as the president’s liaison to development and alumni relations. His accomplishments include re-designing on-campus visit programs in admissions, transforming a competitive graduate fellowship program, designing and implementing a university-wide strategic plan for career services, and building and managing a student affairs assessment and fundraising program.
Apart from his professional work, Robert enjoys all forms of fitness and going to concerts.
Robert earned a Doctor of Education from The George Washington University, where his dissertation research focused on how student leaders navigate power and influence with institutional leaders to achieve their goals and objectives. Robert also earned a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Education in student affairs practice in higher education from the University of Delaware and a Bachelor of Business Administration cum laude in marketing and sociology from The George Washington University.