Bob Grant is Vice President of Advancement for Rockhurst University since May of 2011; overseeing alumni relations, fund raising, public relations and marketing.
Bob graduated from The Pennsylvania State University with a degree in Accounting. He began his career as an accountant with Coopers & Lybrand working in the Philadelphia office while earning his CPA certificate. The next twenty years were spent in various accounting and operational roles with CertainTeed Corporation and Bayer Corporation. Bob has also run his own international supply chain consulting service, Pro Global Solutions, LLC specializing in setting up Foreign Trade Zones. In 2005, Bob joined the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce as Senior Vice President for Business Growth overseeing many programs and the membership development activities. In 2009, Bob re-joined Bayer as the Controller of the Animal Health business group.
Bob currently serves as the Immediate Past-Chairman of the Board for the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City. Additionally, he is a board member of the Jewish Community Relations Board /American Jewish Committee. Bob is married to Evie and together they have two daughters, Roni (21) and Ally (18). They live in Leawood, KS.