As Common Impact’s Director of Consulting, Robert oversees all corporate and nonprofit consultancy programming and services. Robert firmly believes in the power of partnership and in the potential impact that can be achieved when companies and motivated skills-based volunteers are connected with the mission-driven nonprofit organizations that provide crucial services and opportunities to the communities in which they operate.
Robert has more than 10 years of experience in the Boston Nonprofit Sector after he began his career as a teacher in the Chicago Public Schools prior to moving to Boston where he has served as an AmeriCorps National Teaching Fellow with Citizen Schools, Program Director with the Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center, and as the interim Executive Director of JP KidsArts. Prior to joining Common Impact, Robert was the Director of Nonprofit Programs with Building Impact where he first realized the incredible potential of skills-based volunteer programs.
Robert has a BA in Sociology and Political Science from the University of Missouri – Columbia and he currently matriculates at Boston University Questrom School of Business where he is a Professional Evening MBA candidate with a concentration in Public Nonprofit Management and is also actively involved as the VP of External Relations: Nonprofit Partnerships with the Public Nonprofit Club. Robert also actively serves on the Board of Directors of the Josiah Quincy Orchestra Program.