Rob is a second career pastor entering the ministry after spending 35 years in the corporate world as a salesperson, sales manager, CEO, and Senior VP of marketing and sales. He owned his own business for 7 years as a consultant in sales and marketing, strategic planning, customer service, and human communications. He is a native of Atlanta Georgia graduating from Peachtree High School in Dunwoody, Ga, Georgia State University, and his MDiv and DMin from Emory University, Candler School of Theology. Rob is an ordained elder serving as Senior Pastor at Watkinsville First United Methodist Church. He has been married for 43 years, 2 children and 5 grandchildren.