Professional Development Speaker/Author/Coach
is a corporate trainer, inspirational speaker, and professional
development coach who has delivered
workshops and keynotes at companies, universities, and trade
associations across the country including TAP Pharmaceuticals,
McDonald’s, Motorola, Northwestern University, and the University of
Michigan. His passion is helping people recognize, leverage, and
communicate the gold in their backgrounds.
is the author of
Getting Your Foot in the Door When You Don’t Have a Leg to Stand
On (McGraw-Hill) as well as numerous eBooks and articles on
To date, Rob
has delivered 3 commencement speeches and been a repeat guest on
television and radio stations across the country including NBC, ABC,
CLTV, and WGN. He was also featured in the Wall Street Journal and as a
guest expert on Starting Over, an Emmy-winning reality show that airs
nationally on NBC.
Rob has a BA in
psychology from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester,
Massachusetts, as well as an MS in advertising from Northwestern
University’s Medill School of Journalism.
"Rob, a big thank you! We thought it was a great
event. Just to give you a sense of things, we launched our follow up survey
to the event and the response rate and the feedback has been fantastic. The
4.82/5.00 rating you achieved was the highest overall satisfaction of the 14
events we did this year."
—Kathy Noble, Vice President
University of Michigan Alumni Association