Bob Glassen’s specialty is leading and managing Business Development teams in technical services firms. With three decades of experience in management and business development and technical expertise in hazardous materials management, risk assessment, and applied environmental science, Bob has functioned as the Vice President of Sales/ Business Development and Marketing with several firms.
With MBDi, Bob utilizes his formidable expertise in Business Development and management to assist organizations in leveraging their intellectual capital and problem solving capabilities to sustain revenue growth.
Bob’s career began serving on the staff of the House Natural Resources Committee, Florida House of Representatives. He also held several positions with Dames & Moore including Managing-Principal-In-Charge, Regional Sales Manager and Senior Geologist.
In addition, Bob served at the vice-president level with both Ogden Environmental and Energy Services in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and Steffen Robertson and Kirsten, Inc. in Denver, Colorado.
While with SCIENTECH Inc., he served as General Manager of Grant Environmental subsidiary in Denver and was also responsible for sales of security services to water, wastewater, hydroelectric, and gas utilities. As a consultant with SCIENTECH, Bob served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing with Ontario Power Technologies’ Kinectrics business unit, formerly the technology development arm of Ontario Hydro, in Toronto. In this capacity, he was charged with leading Kinectrics’ 400 scientists and engineers, former government employees, and transforming them into successful business developers.
Most recently, Bob served as Vice President, Business Development and Chief Marketing Officer with Morrison-Maierle, Inc., a 400-person consulting engineering firm with offices throughout the Rocky Mountain west.
With a BA from Villanova University, Bob earned his MS in Environmental Science from the University of Virginia, and completed post graduate work in Geology at Florida State University. In addition, he served as a Marine officer in Vietnam.
Bob is a licensed Professional Geologist in North Carolina.