Robert L. Jenkins
Rob joined Pouschine Cook as a Principal in 1999. He was previously a senior vice president at S.N. Phelps & Co., a private investment management and merchant banking firm. Rob was a principal at Head & Company LLC, a private equity firm specializing in the insurance industry, where he worked for over seven years. Rob began his professional career at KPMG Peat Marwick and was a senior auditor in its financial services group in New York City.
Currently, Rob serves as Vice Chairman of the Board for Southern Dental Alliance (dental services organization in Southeastern US), a Board observer for SDI (outsourced services to optimize the MRO (maintenance, repair and operations) supply chain for manufacturers across a range of industries) and Golden State Dermatology (practice management services to dermatology providers). Prior to the sale of each company, Rob was a director of Drilltec Technologies Corporation, a manufacturer of OCTG thread protectors and protective transportation systems, as well as Doe & Ingalls, a specialty chemicals distribution and supply chain company. Rob was also a Board member of Talalay Global, a Connecticut-based manufacturer of premium latex rubber mattress cores, pillow buns and finished beds. Rob has worked extensively with founder and family-owned businesses to transition them to larger scale enterprises with particular emphasis on best practice implementation across a broad spectrum of disciplines: governance, strategic planning, human capital development, operational improvements, information systems upgrades, and financial oversight and guidance. Rob works closely with management to provide companies the operational enhancements, capital and active guidance at the Board level that is needed to achieve higher growth and profitability.
Rob graduated from Middlebury College cum laude with a degree in Mathematics & Computer Science and from New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business.