Prior to founding Northaven, Rob served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Glazer’s, Inc. between January 2011 and June 2016, a privately held distributor of wines and spirits, until Glazer’s combination with Southern Wine and Spirits. From July 2016 through December 2016, Mr. Swartz oversaw the integration of the combined company, Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits of America. Since January 2017, Mr. Swartz has served as a member of the board of managers of Glazer’s Beer & Beverage, LLC. Previously, Mr. Swartz was Managing Director and Partner of Hicks Equity Partners LLC, a privately held investment firm.
Since 2011, Mr. Swartz has served on the board of directors of Environmental Pest Services LLC. From September 2009 to March 2015, Mr. Swartz served on the board of directors of Resolute Energy Corporation, and from 2011 through 2015, served on the board of directors of Ocular LCD, Inc. Mr. Swartz also served in various executive positions at Centex Corporation from 1999 to 2007, including chairman and CEO of Hometeam Services, which grew 100% under his leadership. He is a CPA. Rob received an MBA in Finance from N.H. College and BS in Accounting from SUNY Albany. Rob enjoys spending time with family, playing guitar in a band, and traveling.