As Chief Financial Officer and Director of Administration, Robert Naylor is responsible for the investing, budgeting, auditing, and reporting functions of the Foundation. Robert brings with him over 20 years of experience in national and international financial, accounting, and administrative operations in the United States, Canada and Western Europe. He previously held the position of Chief Financial Officer at Cherokee Investment Partners for over 10 years, and served as CFO at Illumelex and Dataflow, as well as Controller at Cherokee Sanford Group. He has worked as a Senior Auditor at Deloitte and Touche as well as McGladrey & Pullen.
Robert is a graduate of North Carolina State University and is a Certified Public Accountant. He has served on several boards and committees for various nonprofits in the community, enjoys music and outdoor activities. He lives with his wife and two daughters in Chapel Hill.