Robbie is a member of Blue Rock’s Investment Committee, and his primary responsibilities include investment manager research and evaluation as well as strategic oversight of the firm’s people and procedures. His investment industry experience began in 1997.
Prior to joining Blue Rock in 2002, he managed corporate cash and pension assets for ALLETE, Inc. He joined their investment group in 1998 and served as the lead analyst of alternative investment strategies. In addition, he co-developed and managed both a risk arbitrage strategy and a long-short market-neutral equity strategy. In his previous positions, Robbie worked as an internal auditor for ALLETE.
Robbie graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Superior with a B.S. in Accounting, and the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management with an M.B.A. He passed the CPA exam and received the “President’s Award” for earning the top score in the State of Minnesota on the exam.
Robbie is a CFA charter holder and is a member of the CFA Society of Minnesota and the CFA Institute. Robbie also serves on the Investment Committee of The Minneapolis Foundation.