Locally, Rob has served as Chair of the Leadership Program of the Latrobe Area Chamber of Commerce, Chair of the Eastern Westmoreland Junior Achievement Advisory Council, vice-chairman of the Board of Directors of Adelphoi Village, Inc., and as a member of several other local committees. In 2002, he was the inaugural recipient of Greensburg Central Catholic High School's annual Centurion Award (Distinguished Alum). Related to accounting, Rob is the 2009-10 Vice-President of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and has served as President of its Southwestern Chapter. . He was chairperson of the first annual Pennsylvania Accounting Educators Conference in 1986, and most recently served on the Editorial Board of the Pennsylvania CPA Journal, and on the PICPA Ethics Committee. He has also served as president of the Westmoreland County Institute of Management Accountants (1993-94), and as a member of the IMA's national board (1994-96). In addition to the IMA and the PICPA, he is a member of the American Accounting Association, the Institute of Internal Auditors, and the AICPA. Professionally, Rob served on the Board of Directors of the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) from 2004 to 2008, and has served as President of its Eastern Region. He has chaired several accreditation visitation teams for ACBSP. In 2003, he chaired an MBA assessment exam project committee for Educational Testing Service of Princeton, NJ, and currently serves as chair of the CLEP accounting exam committee. He has been a contributor to the CPA, CMA, and CFM examinations. In 1997, he completed a one-semester teaching exchange at Shandong University in the Peoples Republic of China, and in 2002, he completed a one-semester visiting professorship at Huron University USA in London. During the summer of 2006, he taught in the MBA program at Fu Jen University in Taiwan.