Robert C. Kovarik, Jr.

Robert C. Kovarik, Jr., Director Since June 2018

Robert C. Kovarik, Jr., has held various leadership positions at globally recognized accounting and consulting firms. Most recently, Mr. Kovarik served as a partner at Ernst & Young, LLP from 2002 to 2008. He was part of the National Professional Practice group from 2005 to 2008, where he was a practice director for the Mid-Atlantic Area. From 2002 to 2005, Mr. Kovarik was an engagement partner for a wide range of corporate clients operating in both the government services and commercial markets. Prior to Ernst & Young, Mr. Kovarik was with Arthur Andersen, LLP for over 25 years. At Andersen he held a variety of leadership positions, and served as engagement partner for many large public and private companies with operations in the United States and around the world. Mr. Kovarik has served as an adjunct professor at both the University of Maryland and the University of Virginia. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Wake Forest University and an M.B.A. from Emory University, and is a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Kovarik also serves on the Board of Trustees of CareFirst, Inc. and Group Hospitalization and Medical Services, Inc., where he is the Chair of the Finance and Investment Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. He previously served on the Board and as Chair of the Audit Committee of Alliance Bankshares Corporation.