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Robert A. Stanley, Jr.

Bob spent the first four years of his career in the business world as an executive for G. Fox, a division of the May Department Stores Company. He then shifted his career track and began a lifelong commitment to education, joining the faculty of his alma mater, Suffield Academy, in 1987. He spent thirteen years at Suffield as an English teacher, dorm parent, football and hockey coach, and in a variety of leadership positions – admissions, alumni and parent relations, development, communications, technology, and Dean of Students. Bob left the Academy in June 2000 to assume the leadership of ASSIST.

Bob is a graduate of Suffield Academy, Brown University and Yale Divinity School. He and his wife, Anne, who also works for ASSIST, live in Suffield, CT, along with their two daughters, Jordan and Olivia.