Bob is a founding partner of Next Step Energy Solutions. He brings more than 30 years of experience in investment banking and municipal/public financing to NSES. Prior to joining NSES, Mr. Bigelow was a founder and manager of Blue River Asset Management, a municipal bond arbitrage hedge fund. Prior to forming Blue River, Mr. Bigelow was Vice-Chairman of Dougherty, Dawkins, Strand & Bigelow, a municipal bond firm. From 1988 to 1990, Mr. Bigelow served as Senior Vice-President and head of Municipal Sales and Trading and Municipal Finance at Drexel Burnham Lambert, Inc. From 1976 to 1988, he was head of Municipal Finance and later President of Kirchner Moore & Company. From 1970 to 1976, Mr. Bigelow was a Manager in the tax department of Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co.
Bob has a Bachelors degree from the University of Oklahoma and a Juris Doctorate from Washburn University.