STEERBRIDGE LEADERSHIP

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Rob Schroder

Founder and Managing Partner

As the founder of SteerBridge Strategies, Rob brings to the firm more than 25 years of leadership experience serving both in the military and the private sector. A retired Marine Corps Harrier pilot, Rob founded SteerBridge with a special emphasis on elevating the stature of Veterans in the private sector by integrating their experience into federal projects. Rob is able to blend his operational, congressional, and acquisition expertise developed in the Marine Corps with his management success while at the US Chamber of Commerce to deliver effective results for SteerBridge customers.

Rob serves as the Finance Chairman for the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation. Additionally, Rob serves as the Finance Chairman for the American Armed Forces Mutual Aid Association (AAFMAA).

He received a B.S. from the Naval Academy and holds M.S. degrees from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces and the Marine Corps University. In addition, he received his M.B.A. from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business with a Global Supply Chain Management Certificate from the University of North Carolina’s Kenan Flagler School of Business.

Rob and his wife Debbie reside in Northern Virginia with their four children.


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Doug Lee

Partner

As a partner, Doug Lee brings nearly three decades of finance management, executive leadership and federal services expertise to SteerBridge. A sought-after corporate advisor, Lee has earned a reputation for fostering transformative and explosive growth, both organically or through acquisitions, wherever he has focused his energies; from the world's largest public relations firm to healthcare staffing, and private equity backed federal services. His breadth and depth of experience, precise analytical abilities and keen eye for process improvement, have guided SteerBridge's breakout performance on the federal contracting stage, enabling the company to scale quickly in order to meet growing demands in the Veteran services landscape.

Doug resides in Northern Virginia with his wife and their two children. 


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Raul Lianez

Director of Operations and Analytics

Raul combines his extensive experience in operations and management with proven skills and talent for system design and analytics to our Director of Operations and Analytics position. Having a breadth of responsibilities in the Marine Corps, from aviation, joint operations management, human resource strategy to installation resource planning and execution, he is able to direct the company’s business functions from a diverse exposure to complex federal business activities. 

He received his undergraduate degree from the Naval Academy, and completed his graduate studies with an MS in Systems Analysis from the Naval Postgraduate School. 

Raul and his wife reside in Northern Virginia with their three children.