Bob joined ICHOM as Interim Chief Financial Officer in 2024 after 12 years as the COO/CFO of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, and thirty-two years at Verizon Communications.
At the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, Bob led the internal Finance department overseeing $90mm in revenues and expenses, while simultaneously overseeing Legal, Operations, and the HR departments. As part of the Senior Leadership Team, Bob led initiatives focused on employee career advancement, contract negotiation, the centralization of administrative work functions, financial planning and analysis, COVID return to office, policy creation, and strategic planning to name a few.
At Verizon, Bob’s specific focus was leading the internal finance team for the U.S. Northeast market, responsible for $4bb per year in revenues and expenses. Working with senior leaders, he was instrumental in obtaining the FiOS TV franchise approval for New York City.
Bob has successfully completed extensive leadership training at the Wharton Business School, Babson College, and University of Maryland and attended SUNY Empire State College in upstate NY. Born in Staten Island N.Y., Bob and his wife Debbie currently reside in Monmouth County, NJ and are the parents of two children, Lauren, and Christopher, and are the proud grandparents of 3 boys ranging from 1 – 7.