Education: Master of Business Administration; Project Management, Capella University,
Bachelor of Information Technology; Information Assurance and Cybersecurity, Capella University (Reaccredited original degree),
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Arkansas College of Technology
Academic Bio: For more than 25 years, Robert has been a leader in information technology in Central Arkansas. He began his career at Texas Instruments in Dallas, before returning to his home state of Arkansas to join Kimberly-Clark. He transitioned to health care IT at Arkansas Children’s Hospital before moving to University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, where he spent the next 22 years. His previous roles include Director of Disaster Recovery, Director of Enterprise Operations, Chief Technical Strategy Officer, and Assistant Vice Chancellor of Information Technology/Chief Technology Officer at UAMS. Robert’s strategic vision and use of innovative technologies resulted in invitations to sit on technical advisory boards for Internet2, Dell, VMWare, and XIO. Robert holds a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with a specialization in Information Assurance and Cybersecurity and a Master of Business Administration with a specialty in Project Management. Robert is a licensed private pilot and rescue diver, and loves to travel with his wife of 25 years.