Robert B. Stein Jr. is a veteran international business executive with nearly four decades of experience heading both public and private companies. Robert currently serves as President of RBS & Associates, a global consulting and advisory firm serving fuel and food retailers, consumer product and technology companies.
Prior to RBS & Associates, Robert served as CEO of Kalibrate Technologies (formerly KSS Fuels), a global price and planning optimization company serving convenience retail, supermarket, and oil and gas industries, with significant international operations across Europe and Asia. In this role, Robert grew the software company from $7 million in 2007 to $35 million in 2016. This growth included an IPO on AIM London Exchange and a major acquisition that expanded product offerings and global reach.
Earlier in his career, Robert served as Chairman and CEO of a Cleveland-based convenience retail chain Dairy Mart Convenience Stores Inc. During his tenure, Robert led an acquisition strategy that grew the chain from 175 stores to 1,200. In addition, he led a successful integration of three operating divisions into one national operating entity and restructured the company to focus on key geographies and strong assets, resulting in a 700-store, industry-leading operation in the Midwest.
Robert holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree in Accounting from Western New England University.