President, National Community Stabilization Trust
Rob has held leadership roles in the community development and financial and legal services arena for more than 30 years. He joined NCST in May 2015 as President, where he also served on the Steering Committee since 2010.
Prior to joining NCST he was Vice President at Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. working nationally with a broad set of partners to provide thought leadership and technical assistance in the areas of community stabilization and the intersection of health care and housing. In addition, Rob served as a subject matter expert for their public policy work, helping to set and implement policy agendas.
He also worked at Bank of America as Senior Vice President in the corporate social responsibility group overseeing the bank’s neighborhood stabilization efforts, including its Real Estate Owned (REO) sales to NSP recipients. Rob worked in several progressively-advancing roles during his nine-year tenure at Bank of America and LaSalle Bank in Chicago, including serving as Regional Community Impact Manager for Illinois and Michigan and Manager of LaSalle Bank’s Community Development Corporation. He previously served as Vice President at the Corporation for Supportive Housing. Prior to that, Rob worked as Assistant Director and Assistant General Counsel at the Illinois Housing Development Authority and began his career as a legal aid attorney representing low income households in Illinois.
Rob is a graduate of University of Iowa College of Law and Indiana University.