Bob is an experienced municipal manager who has served in senior management positions since 1991 including the position of chief administrative officer in four cities. He is known and well respected within municipal government for his leadership and management qualities. Bob has a strong background in municipal finance, capital programs development, creating community partnerships, economic development, customer service improvements and organizational development.
Bob earned bachelor and master degrees from Minnesota State University, Mankato in urban studies with primary emphasis in city management and planning. He is an active volunteer who regularly participates in community events.
Bob enjoys numerous family activities with his wife, Jane, and his children, Ben and Emma. Bob became a resident of Washington state in August 2004. He is a native Minnesotan who still roots for the Twins and Vikings!