Plano, TX USA
Robert J. Maher, CMF, has been in the career services field since 1980, mostly as an "independent" since 1983. "Bob" has provided services or spoken to audiences in most major metropolitan areas of the US, and several in Canada and the UK. He has served a very broad-based and diverse clientele over the years with a solid reputation for effective group facilitation, one-on-one coaching, marketing support and consultation at all levels, including executive. He served as Vice President of Consulting Operations for OPT MANCE during the implementation of a large scale, three year project... largest ever undertaken by a non-national firm.
Bob is on the Founder's Council of The Association of Career Professionals International , currently serving on its US Country Board. Current President of the Dallas/ Ft. Worth Chapter... he was awarded the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award by the ACP International in 2006... "As a founding member of our Association, for giving your time in setting a direction for professional standards and a focus on technology."
With the advent of the Internet age, Bob served as President of the E Chapter, first of its kind, virtual Chapter. He is quite focused on TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS, as a resource in both career transition and electronic recruitment services...often assisting his clientele with their personal development of technical skills.
Bob served on the Professional Development Committee that conceived of and developed what has become our Profession's credentialing body, the ICCI. He was one of the first in Texas to be awarded his CMF certification.