Transforming science education through research-driven innovation

Rob Smariga

Director of Operations and Finance

Rob Smariga joined BSCS in March 2019 as Director of Operations and Finance. He provides management oversight for the corporate IT, HR, accounting, payroll, contracting, and facilities functions. He also leads BSCS’s budgeting, forecasting, and reporting efforts and serves as corporate treasurer.

Rob has nearly 30 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, including fifteen years in COO and CEO roles with education, youth mentoring, and public health mission-oriented organizations with international, national, and statewide scopes of service. He has worked in organizations supported by federal and state government awards, foundation grants, private donations, and fee-for-service activities.

Rob earned a B.A. in social and behavioral sciences from Johns Hopkins University and an M.A. in nonprofit management from the University of Georgia.