Bobby joined The Community Foundation staff in 1999, after having been a board member from 1981 to 1991. His responsibilities as Senior Vice President for Advancement include donor services, communications and outreach, affiliate operations and coordination of the Community Foundations of Virginia and the Richmond Donors Forum.
Bobby is president of the Science Museum of Virginia Foundation, where he served as executive director from 1992 to 1998. He was formerly president of the William B. Thalhimer, Jr. & Family Foundation, which is now a component fund of The Community Foundation. Other board service has included the Financial Planning Association, Central Virginia Chapter and Richmond Memorial Hospital Foundation, where he served as president.
Bobby earned a B.S. in Economics from Williams College and an MBA from the University of Richmond.