Robert Lambert is a Managing Director in our Human Resources Practice, based in the Orange County - Los Angeles, California, office. For more than 25 years, Bob has served a wide variety of organizations in their quest to build 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 has worked with complex global organizations as well as smaller companies—public-traded, privately-held and PE backed—helping them to shape their futures and meet the challenges they are confronting. Clients consistently praise Bob's contributions for enhancing their ability to effectively solve highly complex people strategy and organizational problems, as well as building stronger, sustainable organizational capabilities and effective leadership teams.
Bob brings to Allegis Partners a diverse and distinguished business career. He approaches his client engagements with a precise strategic focus and sense of urgency cultivated through years of working with both clients and companies engaged in complex turnarounds, M&A integration challenges and post-bankruptcy workouts.
Bob's executive search experience is equally impressive having served clients as a managing partner with both Heidrick & Struggles, CTPartners.
In addition to his executive search experience, Bob has held executive-level positions in both Human Resource and C-level operational roles with PepsiCo, Stride Rite, Macy's, REI and Patagonia.
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 Master of Arts in Finance from Webster University and a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and Geography from Arizona State University.
Bob and his wife Debi have been married 37 years and reside in Irvine, California.