Bob has spent his career directing and developing institutions on behalf of animal welfare, combining his breadth of fundraising and philanthropic knowledge with his passion for wildlife conservation efforts. Bob’s 30 plus years in the voluntary sector have been focused on building organizational capacity and transforming members into major donors.
Bob is Senior Vice President at GG+A, previously serving as President and CEO of Washington Animal Rescue League. From 2002 to 2012, Bob held several leadership roles at the National Aquarium’s Baltimore and Washington, DC, locations. Prior to his time there, Bob was Vice President of Development and Marketing for the African Wildlife Foundation.
An active community volunteer, Bob is a parent fundraiser at Our Lady of Good Counsel High School and a Board member of the Reef Environmental Education Foundation. He has served on the Campaign Committees of Family & Children’s Service of Ithaca and the University of Maryland’s College of Education, in addition to his many alumni fundraising roles for Cornell University. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Government and a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in public administration and management from Cornell University, as well as a Master of Arts in Social Foundations of Education from the University of Maryland College Park.