Rob is the Founder of DealCloud, Inc., a software provider to the private equity, investment banking, and lending industries. DealCloud is a technology-enabled platform that aids deal professionals in managing their network and streamlining the deal marketing and review process. Founded in late 2010, DealCloud is now used by close to 500 alternative investment industry firms. DealCloud's global team has operations in Charlotte, Raleigh, Geneva Switzerland, and India.
Rob is also employed as an Operating Partner & Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Falfurrias Capital Partners, a Charlotte-based private equity investment firm that acquires or invests in middle-market businesses. As an Operating Partner at Falfurrias, Rob provides management oversight and guidance to the Falfurrias portfolio companies, as well as leads various strategic initiatives for the businesses.
Rob was previously the President and CEO of MobileHWY, a software technology small business headquartered in Charlotte, NC. Rob led the overall operations of the business prior to an acquisition by Iron Data Solutions out of Atlanta, GA. Rob has held various senior management roles at enterprise software companies, including technology startup, YOUcentric in his 20+ year professional career.
Rob’s civic duties include serving on the Board of Directors for Charlotte Center City Partners, a not-for-profit organization that facilitates and promotes the economic and cultural development of Uptown Charlotte. He is also a passionate technology entrepreneur and sits on the board of the Charlotte Regional Technology Executives Council (CRTEC). Rob is a 2008 graduate of Leadership Charlotte Class XXIX and was recognized to the Charlotte Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” list of up-an-coming business leaders under the age of 40 (2007).
Rob holds an undergraduate degree in Management Science (MIS) from Virginia Tech and an MBA in Finance from Seton Hall University.