A graduate of East Carolina University, Rob has worked in the insurance industry for 31 years. Before starting a career in insurance, he taught and coached in Guilford County and served as President of the Guilford County, North Carolina Association of Educators. As Managing Partner for Pilot Benefits, Rob works with business of all sizes, including self-funded plans. Over the past three years, Rob has been a frequent presenter on Healthcare Reform, including NPR, Politico and numerous educational seminars. Rob is married to Karen, an antique dealer and the Director of the High Point Antique and Design Center. They have two married sons and four grandchildren. Interests include basketball, backpacking, reading and movies.