President and Director
A seasoned senior executive with 30+ years of financial management experience, Bob has served as a trusted advisor to multiple Boards of Directors. In January 2014 Bob became CFO at SmartPay then added COO responsibilities. Bob was named CEO in October 2014 and in August, 2015 led the formation of Mr. Bully Holdings, which acquired SmartPay Solutions. Prior to joining SmartPay Bob was CFO at Melinta Therapeutics, raising $250+ million in debt and equity in multiple rounds of private financing and leading the company’s S-1 filing and IPO roadshow. He was Pharmion Corporation’s first CFO in 2001-2002.. Bob worked at Astra / AstraZeneca from 1995-2000 in a variety of International financial and business performance management roles, after his 13 years at Price Waterhouse where he worked with technology-backed start-up and middle market companies, as well as in M & A group due diligence work. Bob received a B.S. in Finance and an M.B.A. in Accounting from the University of Missouri- Columbia. Bob was a longtime youth soccer coach and is an avid cyclist. In his 16+years cycling in the Pan Mass Challenge he has raised nearly $250,000 for the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.