Robert A. Smith

Founding Partner & Managing Partner

Castanea Partners

Joined: 2003

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(617) 630-2400

Direct Phone:

(617) 630-2410

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Robert Smith is a Founding Partner of Castanea Partners and has over 20 years of senior executive management and operating experience in the consumer products, retail, professional publishing, and education sectors. Formerly, Robert was Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Neiman Marcus Group Inc. (NYSE: NMGA) where he was also co-CEO from 1999 to 2001 and had been a member of the Board of Directors since 1997. Robert received his AB from Harvard College and his MBA from Harvard University.


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Work History

Bain & Company