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About Bob

Education

B.S. Economics & MBA Finance

Cornell University

Business Experience

Bob McCabe has extensive successful experiences managing a variety of business enterprises, first as an executive with General Motors for 32 years responsible for operations on six continents, and then as a turnaround management consultant evaluating the viability of businesses – turning some around and liquidating others.

He also has extensive experiences working with various government entities around the world successfully negotiating agreements that were beneficial for the governments involved and for the firms he was representing. These ranged from changing the apartheid laws in South Africa, to selling a diesel engine manufacturing plant in Aguascalientes to the Mexican government, to the establishment of a heavy duty earthmoving equipment manufacturing joint venture in Baotou, Inner Mongolia, China, to negotiating the mutually beneficial settlement of a threatened lawsuit by the City of Oshawa, Ontario, Canada against General Motors over environmentally impaired land transactions – earning a personal letter of commendation from the Mayor of Oshawa.

Civic Service

Bob has always been involved in the local community where he has lived. 

He currently serves:

  • City of Vero Beach Utilities Commission
  • Rotary Club of Vero Beach Sunrise – Treasurer of Foundation
  • Vero Beach Chamber of Commerce - Volunteer President & CEO

His previous service includes:

  • Treasure Coast SCORE, Chapter 308 – Vice Chair and Treasurer
  • Vero Beach Elks Lodge #1774 - Board Member, Treasurer
  • Vero Beach Masonic Lodge #250
  • Genesee County (Flint, Michigan) Chamber of Commerce – Chair
  • Genesee County Convention and Visitors Bureau – Chair
  • Genesee County Economic Growth Alliance - Board Member
  • City of Cortland, Ohio Charter Review Commission - Chair
  • Cortland Planning, Zoning and Building Commission