As CEO of Echo Health Ventures, Rob leads the company's efforts to identify, invest in and grow innovative companies that enable and deliver a transformed experience to health care consumers nationwide. As part of Echo's unique collaboration with its founding partners, Rob works closely with the senior management teams and board of Cambia Health Solutions and Mosaic Health Solutions to support strategic opportunities with Echo's portfolio companies, accelerate Cambia and Mosaic's strategies and more quickly bring meaningful health care innovation to national scale.
Rob has more than 20 years of experience in health care venture capital and business building. Before founding Echo, Rob served as the President of Cambia Health Solutions' diversified business unit (Direct Health Solutions). Rob joined Cambia in 2010 to launch and build the company's diversification and corporate venture investment efforts. Under Rob’s leadership, Cambia invested in nearly 20 health care technology companies.
Active in industry and community organizations, Rob serves on the boards of several health care companies, including the most recent board seat for Avalon Healthcare Solutions and is a founder and former director of the Nashville-based largest network of young health care executives, Leadership Health Care. Rob also serves on the board of directors at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI), the Cambia Health Foundation and is a member of the Health Executives Network (HELN) and Fellow of the American Leadership Forum.
Rob is a graduate of Georgetown University with a degree in history and is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder.