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Robert Loeb

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Robert Loeb is President of Robert Loeb and Company LLC, a professional consulting organization focused on increasing clients’ shareholder value in their business. Robert Loeb and Company targets areas for maximum impact and recommends strategies for increasing shareholder wealth. Financial analysis, best practices, budgeting and forecasting, acquisition and divestitures, and strategic planning are used to meet clients’ objectives.
In 1974, Mr. Loeb began his professional career as a financial analyst for Southern Natural Resources in the company’s Wall Street office. He managed a project to select new money managers for the company’s $60 million pension fund. In 1976, he moved to the company’s Long Range Planning and Acquisition Department.
In 1978 he joined Welders Equipment Company in Victoria, where he served as Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) of the business. During his 18 years as CFO, the company instituted budgeting and financial planning, made four acquisitions and transitioned to an online computer system. In this time the company went from two to ten locations as sales grew from $4 million to $24 million per year. In 1996, Mr. Loeb helped negotiate the sale of the company to Airgas, Inc., a New York Stock Exchange Company.
At Airgas, Mr. Loeb created and directed the AirShare Program, a field-driven program to identify, document and implement “best practices” within a decentralized national company. This two-year program resulted in the publication of Administrative Best Practices and Operational Best Practices.
In 1998, Mr. Loeb became Director of Information Services at Airgas, Inc. In addition to managing a 30-member department, he led several task forces that selected national vendors for long distance, frame relay, forms printing and document outsourcing. These projects produced total savings of $2.95 million per year and performance standards for national vendors.
Mr. Loeb is an owner and co-developed Castle Hills Self Storage and Austin Highway Self Storage that opened in 2002 and 2005 respectively. In 2010, Mr. Loeb bought majority ownership and assumed management of 3009 Self Storage. All three of these facilities are state of the art 90,000 SF three story self-storage facilities in San Antonio, Texas.
Mr. Loeb is active in civic and charitable organizations. He is past president of the Victoria YMCA, Victoria Regional Museum Association, Victoria Preservation, Victoria Country Club, Victoria Business and Education Coalition and the Texas Self Storage Association. Mr. Loeb has served on the Victoria County Navigation District Commission since 1998.
A native of Birmingham, Alabama, Mr. Loeb graduated from the University of Wisconsin with honors (1972) and then received a master’s degree in business administration from Emory University (1974) where he was first in his class. He is married to the former Margery Engel of Victoria. The couple has two grown daughters.

rloeb@loebgroup.com

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