Bob founded The GBS Group in November 2005 and serves as Chairman/CEO. His experience includes thirty-five years of executive and leadership experience in the engineering and technical services industries, both in government and private firms.
Bob has a diverse background as an entrepreneur and executive in various industries throughout his 30-year career. His expertise is in consulting, systems engineering, project management, and overall business leadership. Bob has been CEO at The GBS Group since he founded the company in 2005. Previously, Bob served successively as CIO, CFO, then COO at SAIC / AMSEC for over ten years, and served 14 years in the Defense / Maritime industry as a field service engineer, marine engineer, and manager. As CEO, Bob has built the company from scratch to become a full-service engineering company supporting clients in the US, Canada, and abroad. Bob has led The GBS team’s growth in the fields of commercial and navy ship and vessel design engineering and field services; passenger rail reliability, wifi, and custom software solutions; navy and marine engineering support services, and into the home/office automation market. Bob holds an MBA from the College of William and Mary and a BS in Marine Engineering from the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, NY. He has served on numerous boards, both profit and non-profit, and within many professional associations. Bob is an avid tennis player, golfer, and father of four.