Rob joined Fastek in August of 2022 as CEO. He oversees all operations, business activities and strategic partnerships, ensuring alignment with our core objectives. His expertise in risk mitigation best practices, and operating expense optimization, utilizing IoT technologies are valuable assets for Fastek.
Prior to joining Fastek, Rob was V.P. Property & Casualty and Indiana Director of Real Estate at USI Insurance Services. He worked directly with owners, contractors, developers and property managers of commercial real estate on developing customized risk management and loss mitigation programs. During this time he recognized the value IoT technologies provide in reducing total cost of risk and operating expenses. His insurance career began as a risk consultant at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. where he was a member of their Fortune 500 Risk Management team. He has experience with many types of risk exposures including those of public and private companies, municipalities, mid-market industrial accounts, large fleet operations, and global manufacturing firms. His proficiency in property coverages, commercial real estate and risk management best practices are highly valued when combined with synergistic client and carrier partnerships.
Before his time in the insurance industry, Rob spent eight years as a commercial real estate broker and has more than 15 years of combined experience in investment advisory, municipal finance, alternative investments, fundraising and the financial printing industry. He has been a member of multiple working groups which have facilitated more than $26 billion of M&A, IPO and municipal finance deals for entities headquartered in Indiana.
Rob received his Bachelors in Economics from Indiana University in Bloomington, IN. He holds professional designations as a Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist (CLCS) and a Management Liability Insurance Specialist (MLIS).
Outside of work, Rob enjoys golfing, snow skiing, hiking, cooking, wine tastings, and spending time with his three children.