Chief Operations Officer
Robert is the Chief Operations Officer for GAAM Wealth Advisors and joined the Company in December 2017. Robert is responsible for managing all hand-on aspects of the Company and provides leadership management and vision necessary to ensure that the company has robust processes, effective operational controls, and administrative procedures and people systems in place to effectively grow the organization and ensure operational efficiency.
Robert had over 25 years of business experience in operations, finance, audit and IT in both big 4 and multi-national companies such as Deloitte, Fortis, Philips, Eastman Chemical and World Fuel Services. In his last position, Robert was Senior Vice President of Global Financial Operations and Shared Services at World Fuel Services in Miami, Florida.
Robert has a Master of Business Administration Degree from Clemson University and a Bachelor of Business Administration from East Tennessee State University.
Robert is a native of the area but recently moved back to Johnson City from Miami, Florida. Robert enjoys spending time with his wife, Deidre, three kids Austin, Jessica and Preston and French Bulldog, Stella. Robert and his family are avid Clemson Tiger college football fans and enjoy traveling and outdoor activities.
Getting to know Robert
Favorite Food: Anything Grilled
Favorite quote: I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. – Maya Angelou
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
Best piece of financial advice received: Start saving something no matter how small and increase your savings as your income grows.
Favorite holiday: Christmas
Favorite movie: The Untouchables
Hidden talent: Drummer
Place Robert would most like to visit: Australia
Favorite book: The Firm
Something on Robert’s bucket list: Sky Diving
Biggest accomplishment: My Family