Robert McGroarty was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., in 1945 and graduated from St. Johns Preparatory School in 1962 where he was on the swimming team and the school newspa-per. He received a B.S. degree in Political Science in 19667 from the University of Scran-ton and was a class officer, played intramural sports and managed a band. He began his business career in 1967 as a media buyer with Needham, Harper and Steers advertising agency in New York City and in 1969 joined Life Magazine in Cleveland, Ohio, selling advertising. He then joined the CBS Radio Division in 1971 serving in various executive positions in New York City and Boston. He went on to work for Warner Communications in cable television and started a programing company with two former CBS executives. Later he worked at Citibank, Greenwich Capital, and Eaton Associates and then started RGM Consulting and Bridge 1 Advisors. Robert and his wife Betsy live in Rowayton and have three chil-dren and eight grandchildren. He is a member of Score and the Silvermine Golf Club. He enjoys golf, boat-ing, reading, politics, exercise and travel.