Bob has enjoyed a long career in banking and financial services that has spanned four decades. Before affiliating with Novak & Powell, Bob worked for Prudential Securities, Raymond James and American Wealth Management. He began his career in 1975 at Guaranty Bank as a commercial loan officer, and then became president of Red River Federal Savings and Loan in 1977, both located in Alexandria, Louisiana.
Bob is a Vietnam veteran who served as a U.S. Army helicopter pilot, aircraft commander and instructor. He holds an MBA from Harvard University and a bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University.
Originally from Duluth, Minnesota, Bob lives in St. Petersburg. He has two sons and two granddaughters. In his free time, Bob enjoys playing golf and softball.