From 2004 to 2010, Bob was chairman of MFS Investment Management®. He continues to serve as a director of the MFS funds.
Prior to joining MFS in 2004, Bob served as Secretary of Economic Affairs for Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney. During 2001 and 2002, he had the distinction of serving on President Bush's Commission to Strengthen Social Security, and he developed a progressive Social Security solvency proposal that was later embraced by the president. From 1987 to 2001, Bob held numerous senior positions at Fidelity Investments, ending as Vice Chairman and President of Fidelity Management & Research Company. Before joining Fidelity, Bob served as Associate General Counsel for the SEC.
Bob graduated summa cum laude from Harvard College and earned a law degree from Yale Law School. He has authored many articles and several books, including the definitive textbook on the mutual fund industry, "The Fund Industry: How Your Money Is Managed," and a popular book on how to fix the U.S. financial system, "Too Big to Save?"