Robert Gitman has been active in the business-to-business consulting arena for over 30 years… with an emphasis in dental health care. During his career, Bob has created and implemented marketing, advertising, and public relations programs. Today his primary focus is on management consultation, strategic planning, and business valuation services.
Bob is a graduate of La Salle University with a degree in Public Administration. Over the years he has continued to expand his scope of academic knowledge by completing graduate level courses in Total Quality Management from Penn State University; Employee Benefits Accounting from the Internal Revenue Service; Leadership Innovation from Drexel University; and Negotiation Practices from Harvard University Law School.
Within the dental field, Bob has consulted with dentists, manufacturers, distributors, publications and laboratories throughout North America and in Western Europe. From 1980 to 1991, Bob managed The Dental Laboratory Conference, a prestigious international trade organization, where he served as Executive Director. Through his affiliation with The Dental Laboratory Conference, Bob held a seat on The American Dental Association’s Council on Dental Practice, in addition to serving as Advisory Committee Member for the National Foundation of Dentistry for the Handicapped, and an Ex-Officio Trustee Advisor to Oral Health 2000, America’s Fund for Dental Health.
As a published author, he has lectured internationally to groups on dental laboratory licensing, practical marketing, management structuring and how to make a profit in the dental laboratory industry. Over the years, Bob has been involved with U.S. District Courts, where he served as an Expert Witness and co-authored an Amicus brief delineating industry labor practices.
Bob’s record of business consultation, marketing, advertising and strategic planning in the dental field has been officially cited by the publishers of “Who’s Who” and accredited by The Society of Young American Professionals. Outside the dental field Bob has consulted with hospitals, surgeons, health clubs, pharmaceutical companies, wine distributors and professional service firms in the fields of real estate, graphics, law, interior design and insurance. Additionally, he has “ghost written” motivational speeches as well as articles and manuscripts on the subjects of management, accounting, advertising, marketing, direct sales, fund raising and health care issues