Bob re-joined Bison in 2020 as the Chief Financial Officer. Bob oversees all of the financial aspects of the company and is a part of the company management team. He prepares financial statements, analytical reports, budgets, and other reports related to the 401(k) plan and the Bison ESOP Trust. In addition, he acts as Human Resources Director and leads the administrative team. He also acts as an advisor to the Bison Board of Directors. Bob originally joined Bison in 1995 as the Chief Financial Officer and he performed the functions noted above through 2006.

Bob has a Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting from Montana State University and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant.

From 2006 to 2020, Bob was the Administrator and the volunteer Fire Chief of Tri-Lakes Fire Service Area. Bob was responsible for the administrative and operational medical and fire functions of the fire service area.

Prior to originally joining Bison, Bob worked as a Senior Audit Manager for KPMG Peat Marwick for 11 years in their Midland, Texas, office. Bob worked with clients in the manufacturing and oil and gas sectors.

Bob enjoys the outdoors and spends any free time in the summer camping and riding UTVs. His family has a ranching operation which has an unsatiable demand for outdoor activities for him to participate in.