Robert graduated from the University of Massachusetts with a bachelor's degree in biology and from Fitchburg State University with a master's degree in business administration. Growing up in South Hadley he got to enjoy the Troupe performances at his schools and notably remembers a performance involving a student playing the guitar with his teeth. Robert has worked as an educational therapy assistant for the South Hadley Public Schools along with many different positions while at BHMA––spending time in both the Residential and Vocational departments. He has helped coach the BHMA soccer and basketball teams ending their losing drought by winning back-to-back medals in 2018 and 2019. GO BHMA Bandits! GO BHMA Buzzer Beaters! When Robert is not at work he enjoys playing soccer, snowboarding, kayaking, long walks on the beach, playing video games, and riding his bicycle.