After beginning his professional service career at Price Waterhouse, Bob became the first professional employee of Frazier & Deeter, shortly after the firm was founded in 1981. In 1985, Bob became a Partner and over the next 18 years, he served the firm as head of the Audit and Strategic Consulting Services Departments. In 2000, Bob founded iLumen, Inc., the CPA profession’s leading business intelligence and analytical platform that is today used by leading CPA firms and financial institutions across the country. Bob served as CEO of iLumen through 2010 and is currently an active board member and advisor to the company.
In 2010, Bob led the creation of the FD Alliance, a strategic collaborative of non-merged CPA firms located in several metropolitan areas. Bob returned to Frazier & Deeter in 2011 and now serves as the National Practice Leader of the firm’s private equity practice, which includes the firm’s fund administration business, FD Fund Administration. Bob has been involved in numerous private company board positions and assists clients in developing and optimizing strategies that impact business in the spectrum of the entrepreneurial life cycle, including capital formation and exit strategies.
Read more about Bob’s work with entrepreneurs and his inclusion in the book “Finish Big,” in our entrepreneur blog.
Professional and Civic Organizations
Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
First Presbyterian Church
Druid Hills Golf Club
Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce
Technology Executives Roundtable, Board of Directors
Financial Executives Think Tank, Board of Directors
Bachelor of Business Administration
University of Georgia, 1979
Magna Cum Laude