About Robert Schweitzer
Mr. Schweitzer is currently the chief executive officer of RCS Mediation & Consulting LLC, which he founded in 2012. Mr. Schweitzer’s areas of expertise include: financial management, portfolio management, credit review and approval, large project financing, sales management and corporate/civil leadership. Mr. Schweitzer has served as a Board Director for eight companies – both publicly and privately held. He currently serves as chairman of 1-800-PetMeds (NASDAQ:PETS), as lead independent director of OmniComm (OTCQX:OMCM) and as lead independent director of Blink Charging (NASDAQ:BLNK).
Throughout his career in banking and finance, Mr. Schweitzer has served in roles ranging from Head of Central North America Commercial Lending at a major national bank, Manager of Credit Review and Head of Commercial Real Estate Lending for a major Midwest-based bank, Director and Head of Real Estate, Construction and Environmental Consulting for Coopers & Lybrand, Head of Corporate Lending at a major regional bank, Regional President for Union Planters Bank (now Regions Bank), and CEO of a community bank. Most recently, Mr. Schweitzer was the President and COO of Shay Investment Services, Inc., a bank investment advisory firm and broker-dealer.
Prior to his career in finance, Mr. Schweitzer served in the U.S. Navy nuclear submarine force and retired with a rank of Captain. He holds an M.B.A. from the University of North Carolina and a B.S. Degree from the United States Naval Academy. Mr. Schweitzer also serves as a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator, a Florida Office of Financial Regulation Certified Insurance Mediator, a FINRA Certified Arbitrator, and as a panel member of the American Arbitration Association.