Rob serves as the Treasurer of the Board of Directors at NDI. He has served on many non-profit boards including the German Marshall Fund, the Atlantic Council and as long-time chair of the Faith and Politics Institute, Congressman John Lewis’s group. He also served on for-profit boards including FiatChrysler Automotive in Detroit, Fiat Industrial in Torino, Italy, and Airbus North America.
He retired from DaimlerChrysler as the Group Senior Vice-President of External Affairs. Before joining Chrysler, he worked in the US Senate for ten years, including as staff director for the Senate Democratic Policy Committee under Senate Democratic Leader Robert C. Byrd.