Bob has over ten years of experience developing and implementing social sector strategies. He has led engagements in a wide range of nonprofit and philanthropic settings and brings particularly deep expertise in food and agricultural systems and organizational collaboration. Clients appreciate his creative problem solving and expertise in implementing complex strategic transformations.

Select Redstone Projects

  • Establishing and supporting the New York City Food Assistance Collaborative to improve the equity and efficiency of charitable food distribution
  • Developing and sustaining Plentiful, an OpenTable-like app for charitable food users
  • Supporting the mayor’s office of a major US city to advance strategies that improve access to affordable, nutritious food for low-income residents
  • Crafting a philanthropic strategy to improve health stability and lower costs for high need patients

Background

Prior to joining Redstone, Bob consulted to social sector clients on strategy, program design and evaluation, procurement, economic development, and business planning with Wellspring Consulting and Karp Resources. Clients also sought Bob’s leadership in implementation, including as Director of Strategic Planning at City Harvest in NYC, one of the US’s premier food rescue organizations, where he developed and executed an ambitious strategic plan resulting in a period of unprecedented growth for the organization. He has served on several nonprofit boards, including, most recently as the chair of Slow Food USA, where he helped to lead a fundamental shift in its business model. Bob enjoys running, reading, cooking, and spending time with his wife and three daughters.

Education

  • Yale University Divinity School, MAR; Summa cum laude
  • Wabash College, BA; Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude