Bob Rath has been the President/CEO of Our Piece of the Pie since 1994. With more than 30 years of experience in organizational leadership, Bob led the transformation of OPP into a youth development organization intently focused on helping urban youth, ages 14-24, become economically independent adults.
Bob is committed to providing access and opportunity to help young people succeed, which is reflected in data-driven community- and high school-based programs throughout Connecticut.
Bob currently serves as Chair for Communities Collaborating to Reconnect Youth (CCRY); Reaching At Promise Students Association (RAPSA); the CT Employment and Training Commission Youth Committee; and has been a member of the Hartford Chamber of Commerce since 2006.
In addition, Bob was recognized as a “Local Hero” by Bank of America in 2006, served as Chair for the CT Children’s Council, served as Treasurer and Board member for the National Youth Employment Coalition, and was awarded Hartford Public Schools’ 2010 State of Schools Award, in gratitude for positively impacting Hartford’s education system.
Bob will present “Engagement is Key with OU Students.”