Robert received his B.A. in business and communications from Western Washington University in 1985 and immediately began his career in sales, marketing, and advertising. In 1989 he took his first massage class and knew he was destined for something that made a difference, eventually becoming a licensed massage therapist in 1991. Robert has served as the Director of Marketing for the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork and is the founder of the first massage school fully located in a hospital. He is well known as a fun, dynamic instructor and travels the world teaching his advanced training seminars to a variety of healthcare practitioners.