Robert H. Kalina
Vice President, Human Resources

Bob Kalina has served the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) as vice president of human resources since January, 2009. Prior to that, he was the director of human resources, a position he held since August 2007. Bob was hired by the Foundation in February 2007 as project manager for the XBRL Taxonomy project.

Prior to joining the Foundation, Bob was vice president, human resources and business operations for, Inc. from 2000–2007. Previously, Bob was Vice President, Logistics for Staples Communications, Inc. from 1997-2000. From 1983 to 1997, he worked at TIE Communications, Inc., where he served as corporate vice president of engineering and operations from 1990–1997.

Bob holds a B.S.E.E. degree from Fairfield University and an M.B.A. from the University of Bridgeport. He is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management and holds SPHR certification.