As the founder and CEO of Inspire, Robert has been here since the beginning and is responsible for the leadership of the firm, keeping Inspire’s world-class team fanatically focused on our mission to inspire transformation for God’s glory throughout the world by building low cost, biblically aligned investments that create meaningful change in the lives of people across the globe.
Completely by God’s grace, Robert has become a globally recognized authority on the biblically responsible investing (BRI) movement, is frequently cited in major financial media outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Fox Business and Financial Times, and is a trend-setting thought leader regarding best practices for design and implementation of biblical investment strategies for institutions, professional money management and retail investors.
Robert founded the Inspire Investing group of companies in 2011, and previously worked in the Wells Fargo Investments Private Client division in Carmel, CA from 2008 to 2011.
In 2003, Robert married his first (and only!) girlfriend, Lisa, and they are raising their three energetic boys and one beautiful princess in Hollister, CA. Lisa homeschools all four of their children and together Robert and Lisa enjoy supporting their vibrant local homeschool community. Robert and his family worship and serve at Grace Bible Church of Hollister, where they have served as Sunday school teachers, led the college ministry, worship music ministry and yes, financial stewardship ministry (but not all at once).
Robert holds a B.S. degree from New York University’s Excelsior College in Liberal Studies.