Rob has over 9 years of experience in the financial services industry. Before joining Cook M&A, he worked in trade support and operational roles, supporting portfolio management activity on a wide range of financial products. Rob graduated from Purdue University in 2009, obtaining his BS in Management with a Finance minor. In 2017, he earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and remains an active member within the CFA Society of Chicago. In his free time Rob enjoys watching live music and sports, as well as competing in inline speedskating races, specializing in the half and full marathon distances.