Bob was born and raised in Long Island, New York. He is a Graduate of Kent State University and spent most of his professional life in manufacturing as a Business Turn-Around Specialist taking poor performing manufacturing operations and making them profitable again. He has held various positions in manufacturing such as Vice President & General Manager as well as Sr. Vice President of Operations. During one of Bob's many business trips to the Grand Strand he was offered an opportunity to move here permanently, so he and his family jumped at the chance and moved to the Grand Strand in 1997. His entrance into Real Estate came in 2005 when he was hired by a national real estate firm as their Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer. Bob is also an author of a published cookbook, "Labor of Love Cookbook", sold and marketed on Amazon and ebay.