Robert Elder

Robert Elder Bob is the Director of Marketing for Santora CPA Group with over 40 years in the financial services industry. He is a 1964 graduate of Villanova University and completed his Masters Degree in Business at The University of Pittsburgh in 1966. Following four years of service as a Naval Officer, he began a 38-year career in banking, culminating in the start up and Presidency of two banks: Christiana Bank & Trust Company in Greenville, Delaware, and Delaware Sterling Bank & Trust Company in Christiana, Delaware.

Bob is responsible for extending and broadening the reach of the firm within its existing markets and developing relationships in new target markets. His focus is building upon the firm’s expertise in the construction, medical, and nonprofit industries.

His involvement with the following local associations has helped to position Santora CPA Group as a leader in the construction and nonprofit industries:

  • Delaware Contractions Association (DCA) – Board of Directors and a member of it’s Legislative Committee
  • Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) – as a participating member, he serves on five committees
  • Home Builders Association of Delaware. – actively participating member
  • Delaware Association of Nonprofit Agencies (DANA) – He works in close association with DANA to develop closer associations with private foundations.

Bob also serves (or has served) on the following:

  • Board of Directors of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • Twice Past-President of the American Cancer Society of Delaware
  • Past member of the Board of Directors of The Delaware Art Museum
  • Past member of the Small Business Alliance of The Delaware State Chamber of Commerce and the Legislative Committee of the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce

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