Robert is the President & CEO of BAYS Florida, a longtime contributing member of the Association. He has 29 years of professional experience in the fields of juvenile justice and child welfare. Robert started his career in 1994 spending more than 19 years providing regional and national leadership development to staff serving at risk children in juvenile justice programs. He also spent several years providing supervision in child welfare programs. Robert received his Bachelor’s degree from Limestone University in 1994 and his Master’s degree in High and Post-Secondary Education from Argosy University in 2014. Robert is currently seeking his Doctorate Degree in Educational Leadership at Liberty University. He is also a graduate of the 2016 class of Leadership Tampa Bay. In his spare time, Robert serves as a member of the football coaching staff at Steinbrenner High School.