Robert B. Stearns
Executive Committee Member
Over the last 25 years, Rob has held senior executive positions at investment banks, Fortune 500 companies and start-up ventures.
Most recently, Rob served as CEO of Quepasa Corp, a publicly-traded company providing a social network dedicated to the Hispanic community, and Chief Operating Officer of Vascular Genetics, Inc., a bio-tech company.
Previously, Rob served as Chief Financial Officer of PacifiCare Health Systems, a health insurance company, Chief Financial Officer of Columbia/HCA Corporation, a hospital operator, and Chief Financial Officer of The Dial Corporation, a diverse consumer products company.
Prior to these roles, Rob spent over 10 years on Wall Street as Head of Investment Banking at UBS Securities, Inc., Managing Director at Lehman Brothers, Inc., and Vice President at Merrill Lynch Capital Markets, Inc.
Rob holds a B.A. from Harvard University, an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business and a J.D. from DePaul University.