Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer
Encina Capital Partners
Rob is Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of Encina Capital Partners, a team comprised of former GE Capital and Oaktree Capital Management executives. Since 2016, the group has launched four non-regulated corporate finance platforms: Encina Lender Finance, Encina Private Credit, Encina Equipment Finance, and Encina Business Credit. Rob is a member of Encina's Board of Directors and its Investment Committee.
Prior to Encina, Rob held roles at GE Capital (16 years), where he oversaw their Restructuring Finance Group – responsible for originating a number of the country’s largest bankruptcy financings; and ABN AMRO (13 years), where he managed a large portfolio of non-performing corporate & real estate loans and was a member of the bank’s North American Credit Committee.
Rob graduated from Fairfield University, with a B.A. in Economics and was an executive member of the University’s Business School Advisory Council and is the founder of Fairfield University Friends of Soccer alumni organization which supports the school’s division 1 soccer team.
Rob obtained his M.B.A.from Kellogg with concentrations in Finance, Management Strategy, Organizational Behavior, and Real Estate.