Robert Aliota

After a successful career in corporate sales and management roles, Robert started his engineered parts business in his garage at the age of 29. Twenty-two years later, having developed business in 48 states and five countries around the globe, he sold the business to a $4 billion world-class manufacturing company with locations in 50 countries. Robert has been featured in Business Week SmallBiz Magazine and BUSINESSdigest for his partnership approach to business and creating strategic alliance.Robert is committed to supporting a business model built on trust, ethics, integrity, and the development of people. Robert is a graduate of North Carolina State University and has done extensive post-graduate studies related to value creation in the marketplace. In addition, he has completed Gallup University’s Strengths-Based Training, which focuses on leveraging your natural strengths in business and life. Robert has a passion for helping small businesses grow and understands, first-hand, the challenges, risks and rewards associated with small business ownership.