Robert Dortch serves as Director, Community Innovation for the Robins Foundation, a family foundation based in Richmond, VA. Robert is a father and social entrepreneur with 20 plus years of strategic and executive leadership experience in the for-profit, faith based and nonprofit sector. He is co-founder of the Ujima Legacy Fund, a giving circle created to facilitate collective philanthropic impact among men of color by investing in youth focused educational initiatives. In addition to his philanthropic work, Robert is a certified leadership coach. He is as a guest lecturer, keynote speaker and facilitator who engages audiences on how to dream big and be strategic and innovative doers. He serves on various boards and community based initiatives. He was the Executive Producer of the African American Trailblazers documentary and educational series that broadcast nationally on PBS stations.  For 10 years, he was the Senior Pastor of Shiloh Baptist Church in Chesterfield County, Virginia. Robert has a B.B.A. from James Madison University and M. Div. from the Samuel D. Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University. He received his leadership coaching certification through Georgetown University.


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