Robert serves as an executive coach and senior consultant for the Center for Intentional Leadership. Robert earned his Executive Certificate in Leadership Coaching from Georgetown’s School of Continuing Studies. Robert holds an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business and a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Alabama.
Prior to joining CFIL, Robert served as a business leader for 24 years at Bank of America. As a member of the firm’s Management Committee, Robert led the 3500+ person global Wholesale Credit organization with annual revenue of more than $6BN. His team was responsible for underwriting and monitoring credit to the firm’s Global Banking & Markets, Private Bank, and Merrill Lynch Wealth Management clients. Prior to this appointment in 2015, he spent 18 years in Global Capital Markets, the last four of which were spent as head of the Global Leveraged Finance organization, a $1.5BN annual revenue business.
Robert recognized the value of the executive coaching he and his team received and this served as a catalyst for his next career. Robert is committed to bringing his business experience together with his education in coaching to benefit clients in a way that helps them unlock their potential and lead authentic lives both inside and outside their professional environment. He brings a holistic approach to his coaching engagements and wishes to serve as a LIGHT on his client’s path. Robert’s current and former clients include the Charlotte United Way, SteelFab, Barings and Training the Street.
In the Charlotte community, Robert spent six years on the board of directors at Charlotte Latin School, an independent, K-12, day school. He currently serves on the board of F3 Nation, a national organization whose mission is to plant, grow and serve small men’s workout groups for the invigoration of male community leadership. He also serves as the President of the F3 Foundation. Robert is a mentor within several organizations and currently serves on the strategic steering committee for Christ Episcopal Church. In conjunction with prior roles, he served on the board of the Loan Syndications and Trading Association.