Bob concentrates on wine industry accounting and taxation. Bob graduated from the University of Missouri with honors, receiving a Bachelor's degree in Economics in 1967 and a Master's in 1969. After graduation, he relocated to San Francisco and went to work for Haskins & Sells CPA's (now Deloitte LLC). Bob joined the Napa office of the G&J Seiberlich & Co in 1977. The following year he moved to that firm's St. Helena office and became a partner in 1980. In 2009 Bob co-founded Brown Holder Alfaro & Co, LLP CPAs and joined ZRC in 2012.
He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and California Society of CPA's. He's involved with the Napa Valley Wine Auction, having served on the Steering Committee and Task Forces I and II, and with the Land Trust of Napa County. Bob is past treasurer of the St. Helena Public School Foundation.