Rob has served in the nonprofit sector for over 30 years in roles ranging from intern to program manager, executive director to board director, and consultant. Starting out in professional theatre in New York City, Rob moved to Milwaukee to work with Milwaukee Rep as the dramaturg. Later, he served as executive director of Future Milwaukee, the area's oldest and most active community leadership development program. As a consultant, Rob uses a holistic approach, helping people and organizations articulate, and then take the next step towards their vision. He has worked with organizations as large as the United Way of Greater Milwaukee and as small as Ensemble Musical Offering. He focuses on strategic planning, board development, and fund development.
In San Francisco, Third Baptist Church is suing a nonprofit organization that it created to develop and manage an affordable housing development because the nonprofit wants to sell the project to a private developer who may render the development’s affordable apartments out of reach to lower income tenants.
In New Jersey, a nonprofit hospital has been successfully challenged and must pay property tax, but more worrisome is the conclusion of the judge that the nonprofit status of many hospitals may be “legal fictions.”