Senior Economic Advisor
Bob Sledd was appointed by Governor Bob McDonnell in January 2010 to serve as Senior Economic Advisor to the Governor. As a member of the Governor’s cabinet, Bob works closely with Governor McDonnell and cabinet on job creation and economic development initiatives.
Prior to this appointment, Bob was Chief Executive Officer for Performance Food Group (PFG), a Fortune 500 company, and then as Chairman thru 2008. Bob was most recently managing partner of Pinnacle Ventures LLC.
In addition to his business duties, Bob believes that it is important to support the communities in which we live. He is active in many community activities, including: Board of Advocates of Homeward; Virginia Foundation of Performing Arts Trustee; Executive Member of the Richmond Management Roundtable; Member of Capital region collaboration; Board Member of Venture Richmond; and Board Member of the Community Foundation.
Bob is a Richmond native and is married to Melinda Sledd. They have three children and reside in Richmond, Virginia.