A Delaware native, Rob Prestowitz graduated from the Tatnall School, and earned a BS in Organic Chemistry from the University of Delaware.

After a distinguished 20-year career with Hercules Incorporated, Rob left the corporate world to become the founder and Executive Director of UrbanPromise Wilmington, a nonsectarian faith-based nonprofit.

Founded in 1998, UrbanPromise takes a holistic approach in serving hundreds of urban youth and their families each year in high risk neighborhoods throughout the city with a powerful record of longitudinal success and mutual transformation. Rob and his wife Monica have 3 children and live in Pike Creek.