Robert M. Grom has extensive experience in nonprofit executive management and fundraising. He is a frequent presenter, author, and consultant, and has served as a volunteer leader in many of Pittsburgh's local and regional community organizations. He has written and consulted on numerous Pittsburgh medical history subjects. He is a graduate of Edinboro University of Pennsylvania with a degree in political science and public administration. He is a member of the C. F. Reynolds Medical History Society at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, the Braddock's Field Historical Society, and the Association of Fundraising Professionals. He and his wife reside in The Villages, Florida.