Project Management

Robert Kinton


Bob Kinton teaches Project Management and MIS and E-business at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management.

Bob is Managing Partner & Founder of Kinton Enterprises, which provides CIO consulting, project leadership, project rescue and IT strategy services to area companies. Previously he served as PMO director for Lyons Consulting Group, and VP/CIO of Clover Technologies Group, the global leader in providing businesses with environmental solutions. Prior to that, he was Director – EPMO of Sears Holdings Corporation; Senior Director of OfficeMax; and Director - Program Management at Career Education. For over 13 years, Bob was a Director at US Cellular and SBC.

Bob has a deep and broad expertise spanning all facets of information technology, business and process. He is a cultural change agent with a proven track record of maximizing output from the workforce. He is a leader of process improvement and expense reduction.

Business Leader Faculty® Since 2014

Professional Experience

Managing Partner & Founder

Kinton Enterprises

VP/Chief Information Officer

Clover Technologies

Director – EPMO

Sears Holdings Corporation

Senior Director


Director - Program Management

Career Education


US Cellular



University Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Master in Business Administration

University Missouri Columbia

Bachelor of Science