Robert "Bobby" Frank
EVP of New York
Robert “Bobby” Frank specializes in relationship building, business development, and process management focused on supplying electrical products and logistical service solutions in the Design-Build and Energy Savings industries. He is honored to be a part of Academy Energy Group, a verified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business with offices in Indiana, Chicago, and New York.
Bobby is the Executive Vice President of the New York Division of Academy Energy Group. His responsibilities for the NY Division include business development, project development, sales, and operations focused on electrical product supply, pre-construction services, and design-build solutions.
Bobby has more than forty years of extensive experience in the electrical industry, from running full-line electrical distribution businesses for both private and public corporations, to working for manufacturers reps and lighting design businesses, he understands the complexities of the industry. He is committed to providing outstanding service to AEG’s clients and teaming partners in a responsible and solution oriented manor.
Bobby was the principle of New Energy Consulting Services for 10 years. During this time Bobby held positions at numerous prestigious companies focusing on business development and operations. He is the former CEO of Liberty Electrical Supply, a division of WESCO distribution. He was with the company for 33 years of Liberty’s 75 year history. Liberty Electrical Supply, the leading supplier of electrical products, lighting, lighting controls, electrical distribution systems, elevator products delivered services to the construction, commercial, healthcare, hospitality and real estate industry in the Tri-State Area. Some major projects during his career include, World Trade Center, Freedom Tower, Grand Central Station, Astoria Power Plant, Bowery Bay Pollution Plant, Yankee Stadium and Citi Field, NYU Kimmel, and MTA 7 Line Station Lighting.
Bobby attended the University of Hartford where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in the Dual Major of Political Science and Sociology. He also completed coursework offered by Harvard Law School in Cambridge, Massachusetts focusing on negotiations. Additionally, he completed the course, “Voice of Leadership” at American Management Association in New York City. He received his Mortgage Originating License at the National Mortgage Licensing System and Registry.
Bobby is deeply devoted to philanthropic and civic involvement. He has held a seat on the Board of Directors for various organizations such as the Jewish Children’s Museum, Growth and Development Services, Inc., and Help the Children Breathe, for more than 20 years. He has actively participated in charities such as Israel Bonds, UJA, Catholic Charities, St. Raymonds School, Friends of St. Dominics to name a few.
Bobby resides on Long Island with his wife Leslie and is very proud of their children Lindsay and Jonathan, and Adam and Allie and their beautiful baby Emma. Bobby and Leslie love to spend time with their family and friends, travel, and play golf.