In 2013, Bob received DACOR’s Tragen Award for founding “PROPS: Professional Partners & Spouses of the Foreign Service,” a peer-to-peer mentoring and self-advocacy platform. 2016 Bob won AAFSW’s Secretary of State Award for Outstanding Volunteerism Abroad as the Near Eastern Affairs (NEA) bureau’s selected. He has served on AAFSW’s EFM Employment Committee since 2014 and conceived the Champions of Career Enhancement for EFMS (CCE-EFM) Award / SOSA. Most recently, Senior Advisor at The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Secretary of State’s Office of Global Partnerships (S/GP). Bob’s spouse is a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service.