Robert J. Lambert

Global Practice Leader, Human Resources Practice & Co-Leader – Leadership Practice at Allegis Partners

Robert (Bob) Lambert is a Global Practice Leader working from Allegis Partners’ Southern California offices. For more than 30 years, Bob has served a wide variety of organizations in their drive to build a responsible and sustainable competitive advantage through the alignment of focused, strategic thinking, bottom-line execution, and exceptional executive talent.

Bob has a passion for engaging leaders in conversations that have genuine meaning and impact, both for their organizations and in their personal lives. He approaches his client engagements with a precise strategic focus and sense of urgency working with complex global organizations as well as smaller companies—public-traded, privately-held, and PE-backed—helping them shape their futures and meet challenges they are confronting.

Bob has served as Chief Human Resources Officer for several public and private companies including Macy’s, Patagonia, and REI. Additionally, he has served as a Managing Partner with Heidrick & Struggles and CTPartners.

Prior to entering business, Bob proudly served as an officer in the U.S. Navy, flying the carrier-based A6E "Intruder" aircraft in forward-deployed operations as well as research, flight test, and development. He holds a M.A. in Finance from Webster University and a B.S. from Arizona State University.

Bob and his wife, Debi, have been married for 37 years and reside in Irvine, California.



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