Bob Arnold, Jr. is a trusted advisor and altruistic servant leader, who strives for continuous improvement, in both professional and personal endeavors, through adhering to core values.
As a trusted advisor, Bob seeks to control and/or reduce costs, and increase value on behalf of his clients, all while rendering exceptional service. He is the President of Arnold Standard Cos., a Management Consulting Firm established more than 45 years ago, specializing in enhancing the bottom line. He is also a licensed insurance broker and serves as President of Arnold Standard Risk Services, Inc., as well as President of ASI Recruiters, Inc.
A strong believer that education is a continuous, lifelong activity, Bob dedicates more than 60 hours to continuing education seminars and events throughout the year, in subjects relevant to the services he renders, including accounting and financial management, insurance and risk management, labor and employment law, human resources management and cyber security. He also maintains a vast professional network of subject matter experts who also deliver cost-effective value.
Bob serves the business community through his dedicated involvement with the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), where he is an active member of the Board, and Past President of the Long Island Chapter. In addition, he is a Past President of the IMA Metropolitan New York Regional Council. IMA’s mission is to provide a forum for research, practice development, education, knowledge sharing, and advocacy of the highest ethical and best business practices in management accounting and finance.
A passionate supporter of our military service members, as well as those who support them, Bob also serves as a member of the Board of the Bob Feller Act of Valor Award Foundation, which through a unique intersection of baseball and the United States Department of the Navy, recognizes and honors the very best that America has to offer. In addition, the Foundation utilizes the Bob Feller story to promote the lessons of citizenship, service, sacrifice and legacy to members of the younger generations.
Bob also serves as a member on the Corporate Committee of the Navy League of the United States, Long Island Council. The Navy League of the United States is a nonprofit civilian, educational and advocacy organization that supports America’s sea services: the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and US – flag Merchant Marine. Through national and local programs, the Navy League of the United States provides a powerful voice to educate the public and Congress on the importance of our Sea Services to our nation’s defense, well-being and economic prosperity. The Navy League provides support to our Sea services personnel and their families and youth programs such as the Naval Sea Cadet Corps, Junior ROTC and Young Marines, that expose young people to the values of our sea services.
Bob has served his hometown community as Blood Drive Chair of the PTA and Assistant Girls Soccer Coach. He continues to serve on the Board of the Towers of Freedom Military Monument, a memorial to those lost in the events of 9/11, as well as our fallen members of the military in the subsequent war on terror, located in John Burns Park in Massapequa.
Bob received his Bachelor of Science, with majors in both Finance and Marketing, from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at NYU. Prior to that, he received his A.S. in Business Administration from Nassau Community College, where he was a member of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society.