Robert A. Rickards

Director of Advancement Services

B.A., College of Charleston

Bob joined St. Norbert College in 1998. His primary focus is on leadership in the acquisition, management, analysis, and use of information necessary to support fundraising objectives of the college, including prospect research, donor relations, social media, gift processing, and data management.

As a senior member of the college advancement leadership team, Bob assists the vice president for college advancement in implementing technology-based solutions to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the division. He manages accounting procedures, acts as a liaison with the college’s finance department, the Information Technology Division, and plans and implements information systems that help achieve fundraising goals and other key objectives.

Bob also serves as the head women’s soccer coach. He took over the job in 2019 after completing a stellar career coaching both girls’ and boys’ soccer at Notre Dame de la Baie Academy in Green Bay, leading the teams to win three state championships in 2007-08 and 2018.

Originally from Rochester, N.Y., but transplanted from Charleston, S.C., Bob and his wife, Joey, have three children: Libby ’25, Charlie ’26, and Evie ’27.

Contact Information

Location: Main Hall
Room: 309
Phone: 920-403-3027
Cell: 920-619-4061

Mailing Address
St. Norbert College
100 Grant St.
Main Hall, 401
De Pere, WI 54115-2099

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