Robert is a 2017 graduate from Colorado State University where he majored in fire and emergency services administration. Robert became a firefighter in 2013. He then expanded into forestry management operations in 2016. Robert started forestry work as a faller and crew lead focused on wildfire risk reduction within the wildland urban interface (WUI). Robert also has experience with traditional logging operations, mastication, helicopter logging, and other forestry techniques used throughout the Southwest.
Robert began his career with Miller Timber Services in 2021. He is a project manager focused on continuing Cut-to-Length (CTL) operations while bringing innovative solutions to help improve forest health in the Southwest.