Rob has worked with a wide variety of meditative practices over the last 30 years, concentrating for the past 20 on Vipassana meditation and mindful dialogue. He has been part of IMCW since its founding including starting the first Kalyana Mitta group in 1996.
Professionally, Rob has worked in telecommunications engineering and project management, evolving into an organization development consultant, facilitator, and trainer. He studied to be an ordained United Methodist minister in the early 90's and completed the Spirit Rock Community Dharma Leader program in July 2003. Rob has had extensive experience in introducing meditation, mindful dialogue, rites of passage, and other spiritual practices into many diverse settings, such as businesses, government, schools, and churches.