Robert Edwards

Vice President Strategy, Operational Alignment & Corporate Development • $200m Revenue Increase YOY at Bell Flight

Robert Edwards has a diverse work experience spanning multiple industries. Robert started their career in the U.S. Navy as a Naval Officer from 1990 to 1996. Robert then worked at Motorola Satellite Communications Group as a Manager and Senior Coordinator for Media and Analyst Relations from 1996 to 1999. From 2000 to 2003, Robert worked at Brodeur Partners as a Group Manager. Robert later founded their own company, Blue Sand Consulting Group, where they served as the Owner and Managing Member from 2004 to 2011. Robert then joined nFocus Solutions as the Director of Marketing from 2011 to 2012. At Honeywell, they held various positions including Senior Manager, Director, and Senior Director in Marketing and Strategic Planning roles from 2012 to 2020. Currently, Robert is working at Bell Flight as the Vice President of Strategy, Operational Alignment & Corporate Development. Robert also held the role of Vice President of Marketing & Strategy, Innovation & Commercial Business at Bell Flight from 2020 to 2022. During their tenure at Bell Flight, they achieved significant milestones such as an increase of $200M in revenue, expansion of 200 bps in NOP, and a 17% increase in deliveries. Robert led and supported three international acquisitions valued at $250M. Robert is known for their strong leadership skills and ability to drive strategic growth initiatives.

Robert Edwards holds a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in History from the United States Naval Academy. Robert also earned a Master of Arts (M.A.) degree in Journalism-Marketing/Public Relations from Regent University. In 2016-2017, Robert obtained a certificate in Financial Management from Cornell University. In 2022, they obtained a certificate in Financial Analysis from Corporate Finance Institute® (CFI). Additionally, Robert Edwards holds various certifications, including Commercial Fixed-Wing Pilot & Certified Flight Instructor from the Federal Aviation Administration, Instructor from US Sailing, and a Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate from Motorola University.


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  • Vice President Strategy, Operational Alignment & Corporate Development • $200m Revenue Increase YOY

    April, 2022 - present

  • Vice President Marketing & Strategy, Innovation & Commercial Business

    February, 2020

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