Rob brings a background in consulting, finance and business management to his role as Chief Operating Officer. A former commercial banker, Rob left the banking industry in 2005 to embark on the entrepreneurial journey of co-founding MacKay CEO Forums with Nancy, his wife and business partner.
Rob is always looking for ways to improve our systems and process to better serve our community of CEOs and Executives, as well as our team of Forum Chairs. He is responsible for many of the behind-the-scenes operations of the firm; overseeing finance, accounting, HR, IT, legal and administration. Rob loves problem solving and his varied role is best described as “making it all work”.
Rob is excited about what lies ahead for MacKay CEO Forums and the opportunity to populate the world with better leaders by bringing the power of peer groups to an ever-growing number CEOs and Executives across Canada. By creating a solid foundation from which to grow, we are well positioned to continue to expand our amazing community. We are truly proud and humbled that so many of Canada’s top leaders have chosen us to help them raise their game on their journey to becoming better leaders.
Rob holds a Bachelors Degree in Economics, as well as an MBA, from the University of Manitoba. He enjoys cars, photography, travel, and loves spending time with Nancy, their 2 teenage kids and their 2 dogs.