Robert began his banking career in the early 2000s at the Federal Reserve. After working at the Boston and San Francisco Federal Reserve Banks as a financial analyst, Robert moved to the wealth management industry to work as a private banker for several large banks, providing lending advisory services to business owners as well as high net worth individuals and their families. Robert joined Commerce Bank in 2017 to help local companies and business owners flourish and grow.
Robert earned B.A. in Environmental Studies from the University of California and an M.A. in International Economics and Finance from Brandeis University. Active within the community, Robert sits on the Board of Directors for Communities in Schools of Washington and Sound Mental Health, and is also an engaged member of Seattle Rotary and the Finance Committee of the Washington Athletic Club.