Vice President of Business Operations
Bob was hired in 2016 with 25 years of experience in the welding and gas industry as Director of Business Development. With his background, he quickly showed his value and became an influential member of our Executive Leadership team as our Vice President of Business Operations. Bob not only has industry experience but has a diverse set of skills including Accounting & Finance, Sales, and Division Manager which aid to the strategic growth and direction of Central McGowan. Bob has been instrumental in successfully coordinating acquisitions and new branch locations.
Born and raised in Iowa, Bob is a graduate of Spencer High School and a 1985 Graduate of Spencer School of Business. He also believes in continuing education and has completed various management and leadership programs. Bob regularly attends and is a member of GAWDA (Gas and Welding Distributors Association) and AWS (American Welding Society).