As DisputeSoft’s Director of Human Resources, Robert oversees hiring, training, and development of the firm’s technical experts and business staff. He also writes and enforces company policy, administers benefits, and tracks the firm’s contractual obligations. In addition to his HR responsibilities, Robert manages DisputeSoft’s marketing and office administration departments, and he sometimes assists on client matters in a support role.
Robert graduated with an M.A. in English Literature from Georgetown University, where he authored a thesis which proposed a means of classifying certain types of shared rhetoric, based on his analysis of state-level secession groups in the United States. Robert also presented a paper on the work of Appalachian writer Breece D’J Pancake as part of a panel at the 2014 Georgetown Graduate English Colloquium, and he served as a Fellow at the Georgetown University Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship. Prior to enrolling at Georgetown University, Robert graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park with a B.A. in English Literature. During his time at Maryland, he completed the Undergraduate Technology Apprenticeship Program (UTAP), and he received the University Honors citation and the Jiménez-Porter Writers’ House transcript notation. Robert is also a member of the Phi Beta Kappa honors society.