Robert E. Gannone

Position: Corporate Relations and Foundations Manager

Pronouns: He/Him/His.

Robert believes strongly in the importance of education and mentoring to achieve both professional and personal success. He is committed to equality and social justice, and knows Summer Search’s model of mentoring, summer experiential learning, and career and college support can create equity and lift students up so they can pursue their dreams.

Prior to coming to Summer Search, Robert was a Career Advisor for the LeBow College of Business at Drexel University where he advised master’s students on job search process, coordinated employer events, professional workshops, and managed the internship process for international students. Previously, Robert also worked at The University of Pennsylvania Career Services Office where he assisted advisors, managed career fairs and employer events, created career survey reports, supervised students, and oversaw the online recruiting system.

Robert completed his Master’s Degree in Higher Education at Drexel University and attained a Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a concentration in journalism from the University of Scranton. While attending the University of Scranton, he worked in several departments including the offices of public relations, communication, alumni development, and summer camps and conferences. He has also been involved with mentoring programs focused on college access and success.

In his free time, Robert enjoys reading books, watching movies and TV shows, traveling, going to restaurants, and walking his two dogs, Buddy and Logan.