As co-founder and managing broker of Austin Real Estate Partners, Bob is a strong believer in the importance of teamwork to create a collaborative environment among agents and support staff. Bob also believes in partnering with clients to provide the objective support they need and deserve on every real estate transaction. Bob founded Austin Real Estate Partners with his wife Melinda in 2003 after a successful 15-year career in finance, marketing and corporate strategy for such noted technology companies as Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Compaq Computer (now HP), and Vignette (now OPEN TEXT).
When not serving his clients directly, Bob serves as a Director at both the Austin Board of REALTORS® and the Texas Association of REALTORS® in addition to being a member of the Texas Realtors–REALTORS® Professional Standards Committee which rules on potential violations of the National Association of REALTORS® Code of Ethics.
In 2015, Bob was recognized as a Platinum Top 50 Realtor in Austin. PT50 was designed to recognize the most successful and well-rounded REALTORS who demonstrate leadership in community support/volunteering, advanced education and certifications as well as an above average sales history. In the same year, Austin Real Estate Partners was recognized by the BBB of Central Texas and the Permian Basin as winner of the prestigious Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics, Rated #1 for companies with less than 10 employees across the 79 county area.
He is an avid football fan and a very average golfer.