Rob is a principal officer of Resource Development Group. He has personally managed dozens of economic development funding campaigns that have generated hundreds of millions for client organizations. For over two decades, Rob’s client engagements have ranged from large regional metros to single counties to state governments.
Rob’s expertise includes economic development, government relations and corporate giving. He was Senior Partner at The Suddes Group for six years prior to launching Capital Funding Strategies, now Resource Development Group. Earlier in his career he served as Vice President of Government Affairs for The Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce, as Executive Assistant to the President at Bank One and as Staff Director of the Ohio Senate’s Economic Development and Small Business Committee.
In 1980, Rob was awarded his Bachelor of Arts degree from The Ohio State University, majoring in Political Science with a minor in Economics. He received his Juris Doctor from The Capital University School of Law in 1987. Rob resides in Columbus, Ohio with his wife, Donna, and their two youngest children. Rob and Donna also have two adult sons, one in Edinburgh, UK and the other in Punta Gorda, Florida.