Senior Director, Quality Control
Bob is a Senior Director at Centri Business Consulting. He is a versatile and collaborative financial executive with more than 40 years of experience in public accounting, driving market growth and influencing strategy to deliver long-term financial results. At Centri, Bob performs quality control reviews of technical accounting deliverables addressing a broad range of areas as well as financial reporting deliverables to be included in our client’s various SEC filings.
Bob has deep expertise serving global clients, including private equity and venture-backed businesses, across the manufacturing, technology, medical devices and services, consumer products, and professional sports and entertainment industries. Well-respected and trusted advisor to executive leadership, boards of directors, and audit committees on strategic growth, regulatory matters, crisis management, and ESG practices. He also has outstanding technical skills in the areas of business combinations, revenue recognition, debt and equity financings, and share-based payments. He is frequently consulted on emerging corporate governance issues, including board oversight of risk management and risk assessment.
Prior to his time with Centri, Bob spent 38 years with KPMG, successfully serving clients in their New York, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh offices. During his career with KPMG, Bob’s experience included working with multinational, significant growth, private equity, and venture-backed companies. He brings a wealth of global experience across a broad base of industry sectors with extensive public offering and SEC reporting experience and has worked on numerous merger and acquisition transactions, divestitures, and carve-out transactions, as well as initial public offerings, follow-on offerings, and public and private debt transactions. He has significant experience working with, communicating with, and reporting to executive management, boards of directors, and audit committees on business, accounting, auditing, and industry issues.
Bob was the moderator for KPMG’s national Board Leadership Center’s Director Roundtable Series and the CFO Exchange for the Pittsburgh office. Highly interactive and panel-driven, the roundtable sessions bring together board directors, audit committee members, senior executives, and leaders in governance to discuss challenges, emerging trends, and leading practices. Bob has led the panels on corporate governance issues, including board oversight of corporate culture, shareholder activism, and capital allocation.
Bob graduated with a B.S. in Accounting and Law from Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY, and is a Certified Public Accountant in Pennsylvania. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.