Robby is a Senior Manager of Location Strategies in Evergreen Advisors’ Corporate Advisory Practice. He is a committed team member and leader in Evergreen’s growing Location Strategies practice focused on assisting companies with optimizing their location decisions as well as their ability to realize valuable economic incentives.
Robby has extensive experience advising clients in the advanced manufacturing, service, financial, distribution, food processing, automotive, technology, healthcare, biosciences, biotech, and energy sectors with their location decisions. He has helped clients locate various types of facilities including headquarters, back office, manufacturing, processing, distribution, laboratory, and hospital.
Most prior to Evergreen Advisors, Robby worked as a Manager for Crowe Horwath in Atlanta, GA where he advised companies in facility site selection, real estate procurement and logistical optimization process. He led his clients through the multi-state site selection process to optimize their location decision and maximize their return on investment while negotiating holistic, client-focused incentive packages.
Robby also served as an Independent Consultant where he advised companies on site locations and negotiated economic development incentives for them. Additionally, he has worked with regional and local economic development organizations large and small to help them develop and implement strategy including: competitive analysis, workforce development, apprenticeship strategy, and community asset and deficiency identification. Robby began his Location Strategies career with Altus Group as a Location & Incentives Strategies Analyst where he strategized project positioning, negotiated and implemented incentive packages, analyzed tax structures, and developed cost models for his clients.
Robby graduated magna cum laude from Auburn University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree in International Business.
Robby loves spending time with his wife and two very active children. He is an avid Auburn fan who enjoys CrossFit, playing basketball, and golf. Robby’s pursuit of a healthy, active lifestyle and physical, mental and spiritual balance enable him to be responsive, creative and diligent in all aspects of his client relationships.