ROBERT A. SCHMALTZ
Chief Compliance Officer / Chief Operating Officer
Robert serves as the Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Operating Officer for Hood River. He joined the firm in 2009 and has an extensive background in technology with over 25 years of experience. Robert is based in Minnetonka, Minnesota where he oversees the Firm’s operations as well as the regulatory program.
Prior to joining Hood River, Robert worked for Metro Machine and Engineering, a company specializing in the medical device manufacturing industry. He spent nearly 10 years as one of their key people responsible for managing technology. Robert began his career at Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where he worked with the engineering team responsible for the software used to control the flight displays on the Boeing 747-400.
Robert has a B.S. in management and network administration from Crown College in St. Bonifacius, Minnesota and an M.B.A. from Bethel University in St. Paul, Minnesota.