Rob’s primary focus on the Niagara Economic Development team is to facilitate the Division’s work in external marketing and investment attraction through the coordination of marketing campaigns, ensuring all protocols are met for inward visits and delegations, and providing support to outward missions.
As a lifelong resident of the Niagara region, Rob is knowledgeable of Niagara’s assets and opportunities for growth. His deep-rooted connection to the community allows him to understand its culture, history, and distinctive features, providing valuable insights that contribute to the team's strategic initiatives.
Prior to joining the Niagara Economic Development team, Rob advanced his skills and expertise while working with the City of Port Colborne’s Economic Development and Tourism Services Division. This prior experience provided him with an invaluable foundation in the field, which he now applies to his current role.
Rob has an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Tourism Management and Environment from Brock University. His academic pursuits not only equipped him with valuable knowledge but also inspired him to apply his expertise in the real world, where he can make a meaningful impact on the economic landscape of the Niagara region.