BA in English and philosophy, St.John Fisher College; MFA, Bennington College
Bob has 30+ years of professional communications experience which includes documentary, news and commercial video production as a videographer/editor, producer and director as well as managing international marketing and executive communications for Xerox Corporation.
At Xerox, Bob's work included overseeing development and production of multinational marketing materials; communications support to senior executives, and managing teams of outside advertising agencies, film/video production companies and free-lance creatives. He was also responsible for leading a major crisis communications project. He also led a project team communicating and measuring a corporate-wide culture change initiative.
His consultant work includes assisting a local non-profit health care system's Board and senior leadership team to develop integrated strategic planning and communications.
Bob's professional work required extensive travel in the United States and Europe. His community engagement includes being the current President of Water for South Sudan, an international NGO founded in Rochester, NY by Salva Dut. He has also served on the Board of Trustees of Garth Fagan Dance, an internationally-acclaimed arts group based in Rochester.
His personal essays, book reviews and interviews have appeared in creative non-fiction journals including Fourth Genre and Consequence.