Bob has more than 20 years of domestic and international transaction experience, including carving out corporate orphans, recapitalizing family-owned businesses and acquiring bankrupt companies. At IOP, Bob co-manages the operations of the firm, sources and executes transactions, and manages portfolio investments.
Prior to founding IOP, Bob was a Managing Director of a Chicago-based PE firm focused on investing in middle-market companies. He previously worked in the Merchant Banking group of GE Capital, where he specialized in sourcing, structuring and underwriting senior debt placements for middle-market companies. Before graduate school, he worked at LaSalle Partners Limited and Ernst & Young LLP.
Bob holds an MBA with high distinction from the University of Michigan and a B.B.A. with honors from the University of Notre Dame.