Bob Gaida currently leads a private consulting practice which he founded after retiring from BDO Seidman where he served a variety of key leadership positions for thirty-six years. While at BDO, Bob’s duties included serving as Vice Chairman and providing oversight to national human resources, leadership development, sales and marketing, education, and partner matter functions. His line leadership responsibilities at BDO included serving as New Jersey Office Managing Partner, New York Metro Managing Partner and Northeast Region Managing Partner. Bob was also a member of BDO’s Board of Directors from 1999 through 2005. Under Bob’s leadership, BDO established its first New Jersey office in 1990 with a small group of people and guided it over a short amount of time to become a successful model for the entire firm to emulate. While overseeing National Sales and Marketing, Bob initiated and built a highly successful sales team and created BDO’s National Leadership and Business Development College, a two-year educational program established primarily for partner level individuals to promote the principles of leadership and relationship building.