Bob’s goal is to make a difference in the lives he touches, by enabling clients who need and want his help to protect themselves and their loved ones. Bob’s unique ability is analyzing his client's complex and confusing circumstances, finding the best solution for that client, and communicating the results in ways his client can both understand and act upon.
Bob has been continuously engaged with the Pittsburgh Agency since 1989. The Agency administration has changed several times over the years, and currently operates as XXI Century Financial.
In his role as a Financial Advisor, Bob works with successful individuals and businesses. For businesses, Bob helps design and implement retirement plans (from SIMPLE IRA's to 401k's to "nonqualified" plans), business succession plans, and selective benefits. For individuals, Bob has, for a number of years, acted as an "advanced case specialist", assisting colleagues and their clients with complex planning issues, including estate planning, charitable giving, and retirement income planning. In particular, Bob has specialized training and has worked closely with Special Needs individuals and their families.
Bob graduated with honors from the University of Notre Dame in 1975, and earned his MBA from Duquesne University in 1982.
Bob serves as a member of the Planned Giving Advisory Board of the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh and the Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs, also serving as a member of the PICPA’s Practitioners' Conference Committee.
Bob is a Founding Board Member and currently Secretary of TC House, Inc., (a 501(c)(3) organization), a home built for young adults with Down Syndrome.