Bob began his career in Jackson Tennessee at the Jackson Sun. He worked in the pressroom and other production roles in Jackson prior to moving to Richmond, Virginia in 1985 to join Media General and the Richmond Times-Dispatch as their assistant production director.
He left Media General in 1989 for a role with Knight Ridder as Production Director at the Wichita Eagle Beacon in Wichita, Kansas.
Bob returned to Media General and the Times-Dispatch in 1990 to become their Operations Director with responsibility for the construction, installation and start up of the building and equipment at the Hanover Plant, in Mechanicsville, Virginia.
He became Vice President of Operations for the Time-Dispatch in 1993.
In 1996 he became Media General’s Publishing Division corporate Vice President of Operations.
Bob was named Vice President for the Central Region in 2008 for the newly formed Media General Operations and Distribution Solutions Group.
Media General publishing division was purchased by Berkshire Hathaway in 2012 Bob continued as Vice President of the Central group for BH Media Publishing Solutions a division of BH Media, Inc.
In 2016 he was named Vice President of BH Media Publishing Solutions.
Bob has been a past president and has been a board member of the International Newspaper Group Board since 1992. He has also held chairman and board roles in the past with the Southern Newspaper Publishers Association and the NAA Production Committee.
Bob and his wife Zoe reside in Midlothian, Virginia and have three (3) daughters and (8) grandchildren.