Prior to joining RGP as president in 2011, Bob spent 30 years as an attorney at Felhaber, Larson, Fenlon & Vogt, now Felhaber Larson, a Minneapolis-based law firm. While at Felhaber Larson, he developed an extensive expertise in the legal and business issues confronting shortline railroads, including the Rio Grande Pacific family of railroads. This history in the rail industry provided him with a broad understanding of the role of shortline railroads in commerce, and the related advantages this industry provides to its customers. In applying his years of experience, he is helping lead RGPC to fulfill the needs of its customers, to develop opportunities and to meet challenges the company experiences in the marketplace. Bob, a U.S. Army veteran, holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Iowa and earned his J.D. at the University of Minnesota Law School.