Lessons from a Mission-Minded CEO: Bridging Workplace and Faith with Bob Doll

Can your 9-to-5 job become a powerful platform for mission?

In this episode, we interview Bob Doll, the President, CEO, and CIO of Crossmark Global Investments, Inc. We delve into the concept of viewing the workplace as a mission field. Bob shares his personal journey, insights from influential books, and practical examples of living out faith in everyday work.

Discover how to:

  • Integrate your Christian values with professional excellence.
  • Navigate challenges at the workplace.
  • Mentor others in the workplace.
  • Make a significant impact in your church and non-profits.

Bob’s experience and wisdom in the workplace provide a roadmap for making a meaningful impact through your career.

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Links & Resources:

  • Bob Doll’s recommended books:
    • Your Work Matters to God by Doug Sherman and William Hendricks
    • Every Good Endeavour by Tim Keller
    • Don’t Waste Your Life by John Piper
    • God at Work by David Miller
    • Half Time: Moving from Success to Significance by Bob Buford
  • Lausanne Movement: www.lausanne.org
  • Tim Keller’s Sermons: Gospel in Life

John Piper’s Resources: Desiring God

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Guests in This Episode

Bob Doll

Bob joined Crossmark in May 2021 as chief investment officer (CIO), bringing over 40 years of industry experience to guide the investment process and serve as portfolio manager for multiple Crossmark large-cap strategies. He also utilizes his investment expertise to provide weekly and quarterly investment commentaries, as well as annual market predictions. Bob is a regular guest and contributor to multiple media outlets such as Bloomberg TV, Fox Business News, CNBC, and Faith & Finance Live Radio. Prior to arriving at Crossmark, he held the roles of senior portfolio manager and chief equity strategist at Nuveen (2012–2021) and Blackrock (2006–2012), president and chief investment officer at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (1999–2006), and chief investment officer at Oppenheimer Funds, Inc. (1987–1999).

Bob graduated from Lehigh University with a BS in accounting and a BA in economics. He later went on to earn an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is a certified public accountant (CPA) and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) designation, as well as the FINRA Series 7 and 63 securities licenses.

Bob dedicates his time as choir director at his local church and also serves on a number of boards including the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals, Cairn University, Christianity Today, Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary, Kingdom Advisors, the Lausanne Movement, Movement.org, New Canaan Society, and Word of Life Fellowship.

Bob and his wife Leslie currently reside in Princeton, New Jersey, and have three children and one grandchild.

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