Navigate Forward

Bob Gillman

Executive Consultant

Bob Gillman has successfully coached many executives during their career transition. Bob was one of the first consultants hired by Navigate Forward and excels at helping clients find their next career opportunity. Bob’s success comes from dedication to his clients, a holistic approach to the job search process and a relentless focus on achieving results.

Previously, Bob spent over 30 years in the retained search business. Bob completed searches for companies ranging from Fortune 500 corporations to small, closely held firms. His expertise spans sectors that include medical technology, manufacturing, financial services and communications. Prior to starting Gillman Consulting, Inc., Bob spent twenty years with two Twin Cities-based search firms. He began his career in human resources management positions at several international companies.

Bob has worked as a consultant to the Carlson Graduate Business Career Center, and was a member of the Alumni Association of the Center for Human Resources and Labor Studies at the University of Minnesota. Bob has been a volunteer for several nonprofit organizations. He previously provided interview training for Resource-MN. Bob received both his undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Minnesota, earning a Bachelor of Science in Business & Accounting with distinction and a Master of Arts in Industrial Relations.

Outside of the office, Bob is an avid tennis player, biker and traveler. While he enjoys basketball, his jump shot is a work in progress. Although the Minnesota Institute of Art hasn’t booked a gallery exhibit yet, Bob is a budding painter with an eye for landscapes.

bobgillman@navigateforward.com
cell: 612.578.7442