Robert has deep business consulting experience. For a decade, his for-profit marketing communication company assisted local “mom and pop” businesses, corporations, and government organizations with planning, outreach, marketing, and public relations. In addition, as the Executive Director of the Nevada County Economic Resource Council, Development Director of several non-profits, and creator of numerous successful startups, Robert has gained a broad understanding of what it takes to be an entrepreneur.
In 2009, Robert founded the first coworking space in the Sierra. Under his leadership, Sierra Commons is helping hundreds of entrepreneurs plan, launch, grow, and sell their businesses. With an MA in Instructional Technologies, Robert is enthusiastically bringing his expertise to SBDC clients inspired to take their businesses to the next level.
Expertise: Business Concept and Validation Business Planning Creativity Marketing Strategic Planning