Mr. Robinson currently holds the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial and Administrative Officer. He joined Nationwide Children’s Hospital staff in 1995 in the capacity of Assistant Treasurer. In 1997 he was promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Children’s Hospital, and in 2008 was promoted to his current role of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, acquiring additional areas of responsibility which include Information Technology, Community Relations and International Affairs. From 2011-2013, Mr. Robinson assumed the position of Interim President of Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation. Prior to his employment at the Hospital, he served as Treasurer for The Kobacker Company, a national shoe retailer with over 800 stores nationwide.
Mr. Robinson is credited with leading Nationwide Children’s strong financial performance over the past decade. As a mark of this success, Moody’s Investor Services awarded Nationwide Children’s with an Aa2 bond rating in 2001, which it still holds today. This bond rating is the highest mark of financial performance for any hospital in the United States and Nationwide Children’s is one of only five children’s hospitals to receive this rating.
In addition to serving as Treasurer on the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Board, Mr. Robinson also serves on a number of the Hospital’s subsidiaries boards including its surgery center; its physician practice groups; and its homecare company. Mr. Robinson serves on the board of Ohio Children’s Hospital Association and the Ohio Hospital Association’s Finance Committee.
Mr. Robinson attended Indiana University, achieving a double major of a Bachelors of Science in Psychology and Outside Fields in Business Administration. He is a Certified Cash Manager.