Bob has extensive experience in accounting, tax and finance functions for hedge funds, private equity and mutual funds, as well as responsibility for compliance for investment managers focused on a range of strategies. He assisted in the successful launch of an investment advisory firm and established control environments to manage over $1 billion in fund assets.
Prior to managing the CFO function for RENEW Energy Partners, Bob was CFO for Seacross Global Advisors, a hedge fund firm where he was a co-founder. He established procedures and controls to initialize fund operations and was responsible for accounting, financial and tax matters. He also maintained daily control over operations including confirmation, trade entry and settlement.
Prior to Seacross, Bob was Hedge Fund Treasurer for Oechsle International Advisors where he established and managed the firm’s financial, tax and accounting functions for hedge funds with net assets up to $1.3 billion. He also managed prime broker, audit, tax and legal relationships for the funds and was responsible for regulatory filings.
During his extensive career, Bob has also served as a Vice President of the Trust Division- Investors Bank and Trust Company, Vice President- Massachusetts Financial Services Company and Vice President of Fund Accounting-Fidelity Investments, and as a Senior Audit Manager for Price Waterhouse.
Bob has an M.B.A. from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and a B.A. from Tufts University.