As chief financial officer of Sales Factory, Rob Cates is responsible for cost accounting, purchasing, budgeting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, human resources, and financial reporting. Rob received his bachelor’s degree from Guilford College and his master’s degree from UNC-G. Rob is both a certified public accountant and a Chartered Global Management Accountant. A long-time friend of the King family, Rob started working with Sales Factory in 2007 and came on full-time in 2011. Known for his attention to detail, Rob was honored as a Triad Financial Executive of the Year in 2014.
Rob lives in Greensboro where he enjoys spending time with friends over good food and drinks. A voracious reader, Rob is the person you want on your Trivial Pursuit team.