While with New York Life, and later with the Acacia Group, he served in the capacities of sales representative, sales manager, training supervisor, advance trainer and branch manager.
Bob has been a Certified Financial Planner® since 1985, a Chartered Financial Consultant since 1983, a Chartered Life Underwriter since 1976, and holds securities registrations as a Registered Representative-General Securities, Registered Securities Principal. Bob is highly involved in his community as a trustee of the Muhlenberg Hospital Foundation, Trustee, President & Founder of the North Plainfield Education Foundation, and as a Trustee on the Board of the Watchung Ave. Presbyterian Church. Bob’s commitment to his work has lead him to maintain active memberships in the Financial Planning Association, the Financial Services Institute, and the Social Investment Forum. His dedication to Social Entrepreneurship has led him to serve on the Advisory Board of Social Impact 360.
Bob is a proud veteran of the U.S. Army where he served as a chaplain’s assistant in Vietnam. He was recommended for a Bronze Star For Service and was awarded the Army Commendation Medal. He has also served in the Methodist ministry in the Catskill Mountains of New York.
Bob can be found most nights playing his trombone in the Nostalgia Big Swing Band, the Westfield Community Concert Band and the Somerset Brass Quintet, and he is a member and substitute conductor of his church choir.