Robert E. Caines
Chairman of the Board
Bob Caines, Managing Partner / Founding Partner at Paley Advisors, is a serial entrepreneur and mergers and acquisitions executive with over thirty years of business startup, growth and management experience. He founded Paley Advisors in 2014. From 2002 to 2014, Bob served as one of three Managing Partners at Paley Dixon, Inc., the New York City-based buy-side intermediary and advisory firm, founded in 1979. There, he and partners Sarah Cooke and Richard Paley grew Paley Dixon into one of the top five buy-side intermediaries and advisory firms of its size in the US and Canada. Previous to Paley Dixon, Bob held senior-level sales and sales management positions at Hummingbird, BrightStar, NetEra and ADP. Previous to ADP, Bob and partners founded Cable Channels, Inc., the cable television electronic program guide software firm. Bob currently serves as President and Founding Partner of a customized B2C/B2B cross-border shipping solutions provider, to be launched in Q2 2016. He also serves as Treasurer and member of the Board of Directors of Kensington House Owner’s Corporation. Bob previously served as Treasurer and member of the Board of Directors of the Salmagundi Club, as Treasurer and member of the Board of Directors of the Ali Forney Center and as a member of the Advisory Board of the Peccadillo Theatre Company. Bob received a Master of Business Administration degree from the Thunderbird School of Global Management and a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the College of Engineering at the University of Notre Dame.