Robert is from northwest Georgia. He attended Jacksonville State University and The State University of West Georgia. He has worked with and arranged for various school programs in the north and west Georgia areas including Dalton High School, Gordon Central, Coosa, Murray County High and Temple High School. Robert is currently in his seventh season with Calhoun High School and Calhoun City Schools, where he teaches middle and high school percussion programs. Robert also currently instructs the battery at North Paulding High School.
Robert has marched with the University of West Georgia's marching band, Atlanta CorpsVets, and Frequency Inc. He is a charter member of and was on staff with Frequency Inc (2008-2012), a three time WGI finalist in the PIA caption (2010-2012). Robert was an instructor at Shorter University in 2011-12 seasons. In 2012 he was on staff with Pioneer Drum and Bugle Corps in DCI World Class. In the summer of 2014, Robert joined the percussion staff with Atlanta CV under Chris Romanowski. Robert continues to teach with Atlanta CV and has been on staff with the CV Indoor drumline in 2015 and 2017.
Robert proudly endorses Dynasty/Bergerault Percussion and Vic Firth sticks and mallets.