Rob grew up in Manassas, Virginia before attending the United States Military Academy, where he graduated in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science in operations research. An aviation officer, Rob now serves as the commander of Golf Company, 6th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
Still on active duty, Rob’s previous military assignments include attack platoon leader, 1st Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment at Fort Riley, Kansas, and heavy assault platoon leader and assistant operations officer, 2nd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Rob is rated in the AH-64D Apache, CH-47F Chinook, and MH-47G Chinook; he has completed three combat deployments in support of counterterrorism operations.
Rob is passionate about helping others maximize their potential through higher education. He plans to pursue a graduate degree in the coming years for the same reason.