Robert began his journey at Kentucky State University where he earned a Bachelor’s of Business and Computer Science Degree and later obtained his Master’s Degree in Public Administration, International Administration and Development.
In 2005 Robert began his career in the US Navy Reserve as a Logistics Specialist where he served as the Safety Professional for the Navy, Marine Corps, Army and Airforce. While continuing to serve in the U.S Navy Reserve he began his employment with Kentucky State University as the Logistics and Operations Manager. His primary responsibilities included the overall management and performance of logistics operations in the areas of office, warehouse operations, customer relations, information technology, and quality control and security. In 2013 he began employment at The Kroger Company as the Director of Operations where he led, coached, and developed manufacturing areas and worked to ensure high performance and improvement in the areas of safety, quality, delivery, and cost.