Rob has 10+ years of broad financial experience across corporate FP&A, transactional due diligence, and commercial lending. He brings a unique cross-functional skillset to Harney that was developed at companies ranging from small start-ups to large Fortune 500 corporations.
Prior to joining Harney, Rob was Lead Portfolio Manager at an alternative lender where he was responsible for underwriting new commercial loans and managing the firm’s entire portfolio. He also worked at Hilco Global performing financial due diligence of middle market companies for asset-based lending transactions, with a focus on financing events related to M&A, carve-outs, bankruptcies, and restructuring. Prior to his experiences in commercial lending, Rob held various corporate finance positions at United Airlines and Ford Motor Company, where he completed Ford’s MBA Finance Rotation Program.
Served as interim COO for a medical diagnostic lab (molecular, clinical, and anatomic pathology) amidst a highly publicized owner dispute and investigation of pre-receivership conduct. Led group of ~70 operations and sales employees while stabilizing business, implementing compliance program, and developing strategic alternatives.
Managed portfolio of loans totaling $70MM while also underwriting new commercial loans up to $10MM. Assisted in analysis needed for bankruptcy proceeding while working with General Counsel and court appointed Trustee.
Managed lender due-diligence engagement for a $50MM credit facility at the largest producer of silicon metal in the EU and North America. Created a borrowing base comprised of AR and Inventory while also writing the advisory report evaluating credit quality of assets.
Managed $200MM global line maintenance budget for one of the four largest domestic airlines. Led monthly close, forecast, and 5-year business plan. Also analyzed long-term $230MM maintenance contract to determine optimal solution between in-house, outsourced, or hybrid maintenance program.
Acted as Financial Controller for the interior of a future model year vehicle. Responsible for providing quality financial data, forecasts, and variance analysis to operating teams to ensure best business decisions were made, while managing a program budget of $400MM. Also utilized IRR, NPV, and other financial metrics to assist in sensitivity and scenario analysis for the program.