Rob was born and raised on Vancouver Island, in the mill town of Port Alberni. As a 3rd generation pulp and paper worker, Rob spent 18 years in the forest industry business, prior to joining K2 Stone in the fall of 2007. Rob studied at the British Columbia Institute of Technology and has his diploma in Financial Management and Micro Computer Systems. Rob continued on to complete his Certified Management Accountant designation in 1994. Rob is an active supporter of both the Building Stone Institute and Natural Stone Council and their collective efforts to promote, educate and demonstrate the value of natural stone.