Rob is a Lead J2EE Developer for S.P. Richards, designing and developing their modernized merchandising and order management systems which handle over $1.5 billion in annual sales. During his 7 years of Java experience, he has developed in-depth knowledge of wireless applications, business process management, logistics systems, and web applications. Currently, his main areas of focus are Java persistence approaches and simplifying development of robust web applications. A graduate of Georgia Tech, he currently lives on the west side of Atlanta with his wife Cheryl.