Robert (Bobby) A Stover, Jr.

Partner, Americas Family Office Leader, Ernst & Young LLP

Bobby Stover is EY’s Americas Family Office Leader as well as the leader of the Southwest U.S. region Private Client Services Practice.  His primary focus in both roles is on advising family businesses, their owners and family members on how to grow and preserve their wealth, while, in turn dealing with the complex issues of business succession, governance, income tax and transfer tax. Bobby also has extensive experience advising families on the set-up and structure of their family office and private foundations.
 
Bobby has over 23 years of experience serving family companies, specifically in the area of helping to resolve the personal, transitional and tax challenges faced by family businesses.  Bobby is a regular instructor and speaker at seminars on business succession and wealth transfer issues throughout the US and most recently presented The Evolving Role of CFO in Family Business at the 2015 IMA annual conferences and Understanding the Modern Family Office and Family Office Alternatives at the 2013 AICPA Advanced Personal Financial Planning Conference.
 
Bobby has a Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of New Mexico Anderson School of Management.  Bobby is a Certified Public Accountant in New Mexico and Texas.  He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, New Mexico Society of CPAs and the Texas Society of CPAs.