Advisory Board Member
Bob spent more than a decade with CITGO, where he rotated through roles that included special projects, refinery optimization improvement, capital investment, strategic divestures and an assessment of the company's lubricants business. He then held the refinery manager positions at CITGO's refineries outside of Chicago and in Lake Charles, Louisiana, before assuming the role of Vice President of Refining, where he oversaw the business and operations of all three CITGO refineries with a combined refining capacity of 820,000 barrels per day and 2,500 employees.
Prior to CITGO, Bob worked for Koch Industries for 20 years, beginning as an engineer and working in a range of managerial, commercial, and executive positions with this $30 billion multinational conglomerate.
Bob has an MBA from the University of Minnesota Carlton School of Business and a Chemical Engineering degree from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.
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