BIOGRAPHY – Robert Cascio, PhD
Dedication to Studies
On full-tuition academic scholarship, Dr. Cascio earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a marketing and information technology focus. Immediately following, he completed his Master of Business Administration degree, concentrating on corporate finance. Devoted to life-long learning, Robert later completed requirements for multiple certifications and licenses in financial planning, investment brokerage, and commercial real estate. More recently, Robert completed his Doctorate of Philosophy Degree (PhD) in Business Administration, focusing his studies on marketing strategy and innovation. Today, Dr. Cascio works as an academic researcher, MBA professsor, and corporate consultant, sharing his business knowledge and experience.
Award-Winning Performance at AT&T
Robert held a variety of sales, marketing, and operations positions during his career with AT&T. He excelled in his duties as Outside Sales Executive, Outside Sales Manager, Area Marketing Manager, Regional Sales Manager, Finance Manager, and Director of International Operations. With multiple awards during his 12-year career, Robert received constant recognition and was selected early in his career for the coveted LEADS corporate officer development program. Further, he was specifically chosen among several successful candidates to bring AT&T’s United States sales and operations model for advertising services to Lima, Peru. While living in country for two years, Robert completely re-engineered an acquired AT&T subsidiary. Recruiting new key directors, managers, sales professionals, and operations members, he directed the operations of this 150-employee operation with distinction.
Commercial Real Estate Investment Success
Dr. Cascio is the owner of several high-successful real estate investment holdings in Central Florida. In 2003, Robert formed Florida Land Group LLC, and acts as the managing partner for this privately-held commercial real estate brokerage company. A distinguished Licensed Real Estate Broker and Property Investment Consultant, Robert successfully implemented web-based technology for comprehensive property management innovation, enabling residential and commercial rental inquiries and transactions to be completely entirely online through partnerships with Bank of America, Google, National Tenant Network, PayPal, YouTube, and various apartment-renting websites.
Robert is married to Brooke, an amazing God-loving, God-fearing woman with a passion for serving others. They have one daughter, Rachel Anna, a directly blessing from God. Robert enjoys a variety of physical and cultural activities. Having completed multiple triathlons and marathons, Robert now enjoys NPC physique competition, weight lifting, scuba diving, wakeboarding, ocean kayaking, racquetball, and cycling. An advocate for the exploration of other cultures, Robert has visited over 120 countries. He is an avid Christian follower, firmly convinced that Jesus Christ is the reason for the success and peace in his life. Robert has the privilege of participating in international mission assignments, sharing the Gospel in his community, and actively mentoring new Christian believers. He has partnered with American Bible Society, Bible.com, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Museum of the Bible, Save the Children Federation, YouVersion, Young Life, and various other Central Florida community programs. Above all, if asked about his favorite thing to do in life, he will tell you that it is being able to help others to form a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.