In 2018, Bob joined Coast Equity Partners as Partner. Bob is responsible for acquisition finance, capital markets and investor relations.
Bob has been very active in investing, financing and developing industrial and multi-family commercial real estate in the Pacific Northwest and Midwest. Over the years, Bob has completed over 150 acquisitions, mergers, joint-ventures, public and private placements of debt and equity.
Bob is also a Managing Director at Harvest Partners LLC, an advisory firm serving the private equity industry. Over the last three decades, Bob has been CEO, President and COO of public and private operating companies in the software, business services and satellite communications industries. Early in his career, Bob spent 9 years in investment banking quickly rising to the role of Senior Managing Director and Head of Technology Investment Banking. He has been an invited speaker at leading investment banking and industry conferences.
Bob is currently Executive Chairman of DN2k, a Denver based machine learning technology company. Bob also serves on the board of Regents of Gonzaga University and is an active member of the Investment and Finance committees. In addition, Bob is on the technology committee for Jesuit Worldwide Learning. He served as Board Chair for Washington State Special Olympics. Prior Board and Advisory positions include Freestone Capital Management, Radius Bank, Key Merchant Services, Greenpoint Technologies and the Minnesota Council for Quality.
Bob holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Minnesota and attended the Executive Program at Kellogg School of Management I Northwestern University. Bob and his wife Shannon have 3 adult children.