In addition to his skills in managing the computer network, and other technical details at CPS since 2004, Bob is also the resident cookie baker.
Bob has a BA in English Literature from the University of Florida. He spent three years in the U.S. Army as a Spanish language specialist in the Panama Canal Zone. He has lived in Florida nearly all of his life, growing up in Miami (when English was widely spoken there), then living in Gainesville, and for the last 34 years, Lakeland. He and Gaye have been married for 30 years and have a grown daughter.
Bob's computer career began at Publix Supermarkets where he was an applications programmer. He owned a custom programming business in Lakeland for 10 years and spent another 10 years selling software for the healthcare information sector.
Bob is a Microsoft Certified Professional and holds the A+ and Network+ certifications. He enjoys working with new technology which makes business easier and more efficient. Bob's hobbies are cooking, gardening, kayaking, hiking, woodworking, photography, and traveling in Latin American countries.