Vice President, Finance and Investor Relations
With more than 25 years of leadership experience in corporate finance and public accounting, Bob Schrader was named Vice President and Controller in July 2019. In this role, he is responsible for leading the company’s accounting, external reporting, and financial planning and analysis. With the added responsibility for investor relations, Bob was named Vice President, Finance and Investor Relations in January 2023. For Bob, success starts with three simple tenants: try your hardest, do what’s right, and maintain a positive attitude.
Previously, Bob was the Senior Director of Financial Planning and Analysis at Paychex. He joined the company in 2014 as Director of Internal Audit. Prior to that, Bob was the Chief Financial Officer for Unither Manufacturing, LLC, and held several positions in his ten-year career with Bausch & Lomb, including Vice President of Finance and Controller of Global Quality and Operations. He is also a former Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP.
A certified public accountant (CPA), Bob earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Rochester’s Simon Business School, as well as a bachelor’s degree in accounting from The College at Brockport, State University of New York. Bob serves on the board of directors for Junior Achievement of Central Upstate New York, a non-profit organization that fosters work-readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy skills in children grades K-12.