Rob is an affiliate of The Family Business Consulting Group, assisting family-owned businesses create value for shareholders and families now and in the future. He is particularly adept and graceful in helping families and leaders create and effectively employ Performance Forms (boards, peer groups), Strategy (planning, organizing, feedback, compensation) and Succession (ownership, leadership).
Prior to joining FBCG, Rob spent 33 years in multi-generational family business leadership. Initially in brand management at SC Johnson Wax for several years he went on to become Chairman & CEO of Sligh Furniture and Clock Company with a majority outside board of directors.
Rob has served on more than a dozen family business fiduciary or advisory boards. On many of those, he served as Chairman of the Board and / or Chairman of the Compensation, Finance or Nominating Committee.
Rob has successfully helped family business accomplish successful ownership transitions and seamless leadership succession. He has facilitated peer groups, strategy, tactics and the ways accomplishments can be measured. Rob is particularly experienced working with family members and family groups.
In addition to his continuing work on family business boards, Rob is active in the National Association of Corporate Directors, the Private Directors Association, and the Young Presidents Organization.
- Business and Family Governance
- Peer Groups
- Strategy and Feedback
- Leadership Development and Succession
- Ownership Succession
- Conflict Resolution
- MBA degree, Boston College
- BSBA degree, University of Denver