Bob is deeply committed to helping organizations align around common goals to achieve sustainable results. Using proven methodologies and insights gained from years of practical experience, Bob works hand-in-hand with nonprofits and foundations to help them make strategic decisions, create successful partnerships, and manage organizational change. Bob has led client engagements with the Blue Shield of California Foundation, YWCA USA, Women's Center - Youth & Family Services, and Rogue River Watershed Council to advance collaborative strategies for mission achievement.
Bob is a national leader, author, and sought-after speaker on collaboration and strategic restructuring in the social sector. Prior to joining La Piana Consulting, he was executive director of Children’s Garden of California until it merged with Sunny Hills Children’s Services; he then served as COO of the merged organization. He has extensive nonprofit management experience working in complex human services fields. Bob has an MSW from the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee and a BA in Psychology from the University of California at Davis.
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