Rob started his journey as a professional early. At 16 he was one of over 500 applicants selected to be a part of the first ever Commercial Arts Program within the Pinellas County School Florida System.
Then Rob continued on to Atlanta, GA and attended the Art Institute of Atlanta where he studied Visual Communications. He interned at Arthur Anderson (now Ernst & Young) where he fell in love with the influence of Graphic Design within Advertising and Marketing.
Rob moved back to the Tampa Bay Florida area where most of his family lives. He gained his Agency experience as an Graphic Designer, Art Director and Creative Director working to develop programs for The Outback Group, BayCare Health Services, Rollin Oats Markets, The Sand Pearl, Tradewinds Resort, ReNew Life, Budget Car Rental and of course, Creative Products International.
In 2008 Rob started his own Agency, Carliart Marketing and Communications, Inc. Carliart is a Boutique Design Agency specializing in Brand Management. Their markets of expertise include; Natural Health, Food & Nutrition, Hotel & Hospitality, HealthCare and Manufacturing.
Their unique process redevelops company brands through an analytical critique and evaluation. The end result is a properly executed company identity that creates a deeper connection to it's audience.